Goal: To recognize the difference between an axis angle and a spatial angle

When programming axis angles, you can enter only those angles for which the machine physically provides the mechanical axes.

Goal: To recognize the difference between an axis angle and a spatial angle

When programming axis angles, you can enter only those angles for which the machine physically provides the mechanical axes.

Machines with tilting capability usually have only two tilting mechanisms (rotary axes). With the appropriate design, this can cover all three possibilities for orientation.

During entry of spatial angles a value is entered for every rotary axis A, B and C. Many machines feature a tilting mechanism with 2 rotary axes. From the angle input A, B and C the control calculates the axis angle for the physically available 2 rotary axes. This is used to realize the entered spatial angle.

Mark the answers as true or false.

For a machine with 2 rotary axes ... | |||

... the tool orientation is programmed over 3 axis angles. False. You can only program the axis angles for which the rotary axes exist.false | |||

... the tool orientation is programmed over 3 spatial angles. This statement is correct! true | |||

See Tool orientation.

Angle to which a rotary axis is actually rotated.

Angle to which a rotary axis is actually rotated.

Angle to which a rotary axis is actually rotated.

Indication of the angles of the three rotary axes in the untilted coordinate system. The control calculates the required axis angles from the spatial angles.

Angle to which a rotary axis is actually rotated.

Angle to which a rotary axis is actually rotated.

Indication of the angles of the three rotary axes in the untilted coordinate system. The control calculates the required axis angles from the spatial angles.

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