Cycle for drilling
SINUMERIK Operate provides the user with convenient cycles for deep-hole drilling. It offers options for chip breaking and chip removal. At the picture you see the cylce with parameter chip removal active. The drill is retracted from the workpiece for stock removal. The drilling cycles are available both in ShopMill and programGUIDE.
Z1: Drilling depth (abs) or drilling depth in relation to Z0 (inc)
D: Maximum depth infeed
FD1: Percentage for the feedrate for the first infeed
DF: Infeed. Amount for each additional infeed. Percentage for each additional infeed
VF1: Minimum infeed - (only for DF in %)
VF2: Retraction distance after each machining step – (for chipbreaking only)
VF3: Limit distance – (for stock removal only and manual limit distance)
DT: Dwell time at final drilling depth
At the picture you see the cylce with parameter chip breaking active.