SINGLE AXIS QUICK MASTERING PROCEDURE

In certain circumstances, mastering all axis at the same time is impossible. This procedure will execute quick mastering for selected axis. These selected axis must be at their reference positions. This procedure must be done with the controller selector key to T1 and teach pendant to ON. 

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 DURATION

+/- 60 minutes

  RECOMMENDATION  

Create a backup before making any modifications to your program and make sure to have access to mastering lines.

  WARNING!  

Run the robot in teach mode in a software you know before running it in automatic mode.

  DANGER  

A mastering containing errors could lead to major robot collisions.

 

VIDEO TUTORIAL

 

STEP BY STEP

ENABLING MASTERING

      1. PRESS --> [ MENU ]
      2. SELECT --> [ 0 ] 0 NEXT
      3. SELECT --> [ 6 ] 6 SYSTEM
      4. PRESS --> [ 2 ] Variables (see screenshot  mceclip1.png)
      5. Using Arrow --> Scroll down the variables list until you get to $MASTER_ENB.
      6. PRESS --> [ 1 ] (see screenshot  mceclip1.png)
      7. PRESS --> [ ENTER ]

QUICK MASTERING

Jog the joint of the robot until the reference marks are aligned (most of the time they are the 0° marks of each joint) Other joints but the one to be mastered don’t have to be at mastering position. With this procedure, you can master more than one joint at the time.

      1. PRESS --> [ MENU ]
      2. SELECT --> [ 0 ] 0 NEXT
      3. SELECT --> [ 6 ] 6 SYSTEM
      4. SELECT --> [ 3 ] 3 Master/Cal (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      5. Using Arrow --> Scroll down to line 4 QUICK MASTER FOR SINGLE AXIS. (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      6. ENTER --> [ 1 ] (In the (Sel), on each axis to be mastered (0 in (ST) column)
      7. PRESS --> [ F5 ] EXEC (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      8. If mastering has been done for selected axis, a “2” in column (ST) should appear in all of these axis.
      9. PRESS --> [ PREV ]
      10. Using Arrow --> Scroll down tline 7 CALIBRATE. (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      11. PRESS --> [ F4 ] YES
      12. PRESS --> [ F5 ] DONE (see screenshot mceclip1.png)

IF A DCS IS IN FUNCTION

      1. PRESS --> [ MENU ]
      2. SELECT --> [ 0 ] 0 NEXT
      3. SELECT --> [ 6 ] 6 SYSTEM
      4. SELECT --> [ 8 ] 8 DCS (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      5. Using Arrow --> Scroll down to line 11 Mastering parameters
      6. PRESS --> [ F2 ] APPLY (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      7. ENTER --> The code number (master): xxxx (This code is provided by the integrator.)
      8. PRESS --> [ F4 ] OK (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      9. PRESS --> [ FCTN ] (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      10. PRESS --> [ F4 ] OK
      11. SELECT --> [ 0 ] 0 NEXT
      12. SELECT --> [ 8 ] 8 CYCLE POWER (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      13. PRESS --> [ YES ] (see screenshot mceclip1.png)

CHECKING CALIBRATION

      1. PRESS --> [ SELECT ]
      2. Using Arrow --> Scroll down the program list until ZERO. (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      3. PRESS --> [ ENTER ]
      4. PRESS --> [ SHIFT + COORD ]
      5. At TOOL line, ENTER --> 1
      6. PRESS --> [ SHIFT + COORD ]
      7. At USER line, ENTER --> 0
      8. Place cursor to line 1. (see screenshot mceclip1.png)
      9. PRESS --> [ SHIFT + FWD ] (Press and hold the SHIFT key until the robot is at this position.) 
      10. Check 0° marks on each joint of the robot to see if they perfectly match.
      11. PRESS --> [ POSN ]
      12. PRESS --> [ F2 ] JOINT
      13. Each joint should be at 0.

 

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