Setting Part Zero for the Z-axis (Part Face)

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Your CNC control programs all move from Part Zero, a user-defined reference point. To set Part Zero:

  1. Press MDI/DNC to select Tool #1.
  2. Enter T1 and press TURRET FWD.
  3. Jog X and Z until the tool just touches the face of the part.
  4. Press OFFSET until the Work Zero Offset display is active. Highlight the Z Axis column and G-code row that you want to use (G54 recommended).
  5. Press Z FACE MEASURE to set part zero.

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