Tool table is a table that holds and organizes the cutting tools used in CNC machines. It allows for quick and easy tool changes during machining processes. The table includes information such as the type of tool, tool number, and tool length, among other important details.
Tool table is organized into several tabs.
This button creates and adds tool to tool table.
This button updates any configuration changes of selected tool from tool table.
This button deletes selected tool from tool table.
Import button imports tool table that was saved previously as file.
Export button exports tool table file.
This button confirms changes and closes Edit Tool Table dialog.
To create and add new tool to tool table, user needs to use Add button.
If configuration changes were made to existing tools from tool table, user needs to use Update button.
This button cancels changes and closes Edit Tool Table dialog.
Click 'Machine/Tools/Edit Tool Table'.
Under Tool No.: insert number for new tool.
Insert Diameter value and its name.
Insert tool offset (usually only in Z axis).
Then click Add. Tool will appear in the tool list.
To change parameters of already created tool select/highlight the tool from tool list and change tools parameters. Then click Update.