Drill Cycles

Next, double-click on the ‘Drill Cycles’ node under the ‘Automatic Canned Cycles’ node. Next, select the ‘General’ tab.

Copy all the settings shown in the graphic below. Make sure to review what is displayed when you allow the cursor to hover over a specific input field or control as well as what is in the information area at the bottom of the interface as you move through the various input fields and controls.

Below is a table that lists all the FANUC Canned Drilling Cycles supported by our post-processor and their functions.

G Code Purpose Step (Peck) Retract Bottom of Hole
G73 Chip-Break Drilling Cycle Yes Rapid
G74 Left-hand Tapping Cycle No Feed Dwell -> Spindle CW
G76 Fine Boring Cycle No Rapid Oriented Stop
G81 Drilling Cycle No Rapid
G82 Spot Drilling Cycle No Rapid Dwell
G83 Peck Drilling for Deeper Holes Yes Rapid
G84 Tapping Cycle No Feed Dwell -> Spindle CCW
G85 Boring Cycle No Feed
G86 Boring Cycle No Rapid Spindle Stop
G89 Boring Cycle No Feed Dwell

Next, select the ‘Orient information’ tab. Copy all the settings shown in the graphic below. Make sure to review what is displayed when you allow the cursor to hover over a specific input field or control as well as what is in the information area at the bottom of the interface as you move through the various input fields and controls.

Next, select the ‘Step information’ tab. Copy all the settings shown in the graphic below. Make sure to review what is displayed when you allow the cursor to hover over a specific input field or control as well as what is in the information area at the bottom of the interface as you move through the various input fields and controls.

Click on the OK button when you are satisfied with all settings in all tabs.