G98 Canned Cycle Initial Point Return (Group 10)

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G98 Canned Cycle Initial Point Return (Group 10)

Using G98, the Z-Axis returns to its initial starting point (the Z position in the block before the canned cycle) between each X/Y position. This lets you program up and around areas of the part, clamps, and fixtures.

G98 Initial Point Return. After the second hole, the Z Axis returns to the starting position [G98] to move over the toe clamp to the next hole position.

% O69899 (G98/G99 INITIAL POINT & R PLANE RETURN) ; (G54 X0 Y0 is top right corner of part) ; (Z0 is on top of the part) ; (T1 is a drill) ; (BEGIN PREPARATION BLOCKS) ; T1 M06 (Select tool 1) ; G00 G90 G17 G40 G49 G54 (Safe startup) ; G00 G54 X1. Y-0.5 (Rapid to 1st position) ; S1000 M03 (Spindle on CW) ; G43 H01 Z2. (Tool offset 1 on) ; M08 (Coolant on) ; (BEGIN CUTTING BLOCKS) ; G81 G99 X1. Z-0.5 F10. R0.1 (Begin G81 using G99) ; G98 X2. (2nd hole and then clear clamp with G98) ; X4. (Drill 3rd hole) ; (BEGIN COMPLETION BLOCKS) ; G00 Z2. M09 (Rapid retract, Coolant off) ; G53 G49 Z0 M05 (Z home, Spindle off) ; G53 Y0 (Y home) ; M30 (End program) ; %

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