M17/M18 Turret Rotation Fwd/Rev

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M17 and M18 rotate the turret in the forward (M17) or reverse (M18) direction when a tool change is made. The following M17 program code causes the tool turret to move forward to tool 1 or reverse to tool 1 if an M18 is commanded.

N1 T0101 M17 (Forward) ;
N1 T0101 M18 (Reverse) ;

An M17 or M18 stays in effect for the remainder of the program.

note: Setting 97, Tool Change Direction, must be set to M17/M18.

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