Programing help (Offset Position/Frame)

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  • You can do it either way, I will show an example for offsetting the points.

    You set an offset condition then apply that offset to every motion. For example:

    :L P[1] 2000mm/sec CNT100 Offset ;
    :L P[2] 2000mm/sec CNT100 Offset ;
    :L P[3] 2000mm/sec CNT100 Offset ;
    :L P[4] 2000mm/sec CNT100 Offset ;

    Then you just need to add code that increments PR[10] after each part.

  • If parts have the same orientation (no rotation in any direction required)

    Then a pure translational offset would do the job :hmmm:

    Choose a common feature point to use as a base point

    Store the position as a position register:

    DATA -> Position Register -> Record (For example PR[1])

    Now moving in World, USER, of Tool Frame (without reorienting the tool)

    Move to robot to the next part exactly at the same feature used as reference in the base part

    Insert the following code in your program

    L PR[2] 100 mm/sec FINE Offset PR[1] :applaus:

    Then touch up the point PR[2]

    A message appears asking: Do you want to substract the offset data?

    Click YES: Now the PR[2] contains the offset needed to shift the entire program for that part :dance2:

    Repeat the process for the rest of the parts

    You can reuse this line of code again using a new PR[]

    Once you have all offsets defined you can erase the code or turn it into a Remark it to keep it for future use,

    Now just copy and paste the welding program adding the offset instructions :bravo:

    either using the Offset PR[] option at every line

    or programing an Offset Condition as Hawked suggested

    Have fun!

    Edited once, last by robotero ().

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