C o n t e n t s
HEIDENHAIN TNC 426
TNC Models, Software and Features
This manual describes functions and features provided bythe TNCs with the following NC software numbers.
TNC ModelNC Software No.
TNC 426 CA, TNC 426 PA280 462 xxTNC 426 CE, TNC 426 PE280 463 xxThe suffix E indicates the export versions of the TNC, whichhave the following limitations:
Input and machining accuracy are limited to 1 µm.
Linear movement is possible in no more than 4 axessimultaneouslyThe machine tool builder adapts the useable features of theTNC to his machine by setting machine parameters. There-fore, some of the functions described in this manual maynot be among the features provided by your machine tool.TNC functions that may not be available on your machineinclude:
Probing function for the 3-D touch probe
Tool measurement with the TT 120
Returning to the contour after an interruptionPlease contact your machine tool builder to become familiarwith the individual implementation of the control on yourmachine.Many machine manufacturers, as well as HEIDENHAIN,offer programming courses for the TNCs. We recommendthese courses as an effective way of improving yourprogramming skill and sharing information and ideas withother TNC users.
Location of use
The TNC complies with the limits for a Class A device inaccordance with the specifications in EN 55022, and isintended for use primarily in industrially-zoned areas.