40 Allen Boulevard
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Tel: (631) 694-9400

CNC Lathe and Automation Programming Help


Automation programming unlocks the power of your CNC lathes and gang tools. Getting the basics right is relatively straightforward, however, the real power is in some of the more advanced program approaches. We provide this library of practical tips and program parameters to help you expand your capabilities well beyond the basics. We are OmniTurn experts with decades of experience that we are eager to share. We’ve figured out some pretty clever solutions that we share here so you can avoid learning the hard way and get straight to efficient production.

Automation Programming Help for CNC Lathes

Threading issues

Program and offset storage on a network

Knurling without a knurl tool

Large radius on face of part worked example

Using Microsoft Excel for programming similar parts

Notes for Fanuc programmers

G73 Radius mode G02 and G03 arc statement

G72 Diameter mode G02 and G03 arc statements

G75 roughing cycle – internal examples

G75 using subroutines and one tool

G75 using subroutines and two tools

Programming examples work sheet

Vertical cut-off / groove-cutter (VCO)

Spindle Positioning – C-Axis plane switching

Manual pages 

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