The Through-Tool Air Blast (TAB) option supplies high-pressure/high-flow air through the tool to the cutting edge.
TAB has of a number of air fittings, some tubing, and a solenoid. TAB uses the installed Through Spindle Coolant (TSC) openings.
- TSC-300 or TSC-1000 must be installed
- The software must be M18.21B or higher
At this time, TAB is installed at the factory only.
M73 starts TAB and M74 stops TAB.
This sample program is a test of the TAB system.
The tool air blast starts.
The tool air blast stops.
In general, no maintenance is necessary for TAB.
Clean the air filter (2) times a year.