Fixed Cycles on the Mill - 2: G Codes
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Calling (requesting) a canned cycle starts a mini-program that resides in the controller memory. Different canned cycles work best for different hole machining operations. Some canned cycles are more popular than others. Others are rarely used but are very beneficial when needed.

"G" Code Machining Operations shown below and linked to definitions within this topic.

  • G73 PECK DRILLING CHIP BREAK
  • G74 LEFT HAND TAPPING
  • G76 FINE BORING
  • G81 DRILLING
  • G82 COUNTER BORING
  • G83 PECK DRILLING DEEP HOLE
  • G84 RIGHT HAND TAPPING
  • G85 REAMING
  • G86 BORING
  • G89 COUNTER BORING FOR BAR
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label: fixed cycles, G codes, words, canned cycles G73, G74, G76, G81, G82, G83, G84, G85, G86, G89