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LANTEK EXPERT CUT Lantek Reference Manual

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual Copyright The contents of this user manual and graphics are protected by Spanish law regarding the intellectual and industrial property right of Lantek. The reproduction, distribution, public communication and transformation of the information in this manual, totally or partially, without the express authorization of Lantek is not permitted. Disclaimer The information in this manual is subject to change. While every effort has been taken to provide accurate information, Lantek is not responsible for errors or damages resulting from the use of information contained in this document. All product names used in this manual are the property of Lantek Investigación y Desarrollo. Lantek Parque Tecnológico de Álava Albert Einstein 36, Ed. Lantek 01510 Miñano - Álava (ESPAÑA) www.lanteksms.com • info@lanteksms.com 2

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual Table of Contents LANTEK EXPERT CUT ................................................................................................................................ 1 Lantek Investigación y Desarrollo ................................................................................................................. 1 Copyright ....................................................................................................................................................... 2 Disclaimer...................................................................................................................................................... 2 Table of Contents .......................................................................................................................................... 3 Table of Figures .......................................................................................................................................... 16 INTRODUCTION......................................................................................................................................... 27 LANTEK EXPERT ................................................................................................................................... 27 What is Expert? ....................................................................................................................................... 27 Documentation Conventions ................................................................................................................... 28 1 SYSTEM UNITS .................................................................................................................................. 29 1.1 1.2 2 Metric System.............................................................................................................................. 29 Anglo-Saxon System ................................................................................................................... 30 CONFIGURE CUTTING MACHINES & TOOLS ................................................................................. 31 2.1 2.2 2.3 Multitorch Data ............................................................................................................................ 31 Grid .............................................................................................................................................. 34 Sheet Clamps .............................................................................................................................. 37 Position ................................................................................................................................ 37 Clamp Zone ......................................................................................................................... 40 Auxiliary ............................................................................................................................... 41 2.3.1 2.3.2 2.3.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Fixtures ........................................................................................................................................ 42 Work Chutes................................................................................................................................ 44 Lift/Grip ........................................................................................................................................ 44 Upload/Download Sheets ............................................................................................................ 45 Work Zone ................................................................................................................................... 46 From Point ................................................................................................................................... 46 3

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 2.10 Reposition ................................................................................................................................... 47 General ................................................................................................................................ 47 Advanced ............................................................................................................................ 48 Device ................................................................................................................................. 48 Strategy ............................................................................................................................... 49 2.10.1 2.10.2 2.10.3 2.10.4 2.11 2.12 2.13 Sheet Parameters ....................................................................................................................... 49 Sheet Turn Over .......................................................................................................................... 50 Head Chamfer Data .................................................................................................................... 51 Head Data ........................................................................................................................... 51 Chamfers Management ....................................................................................................... 52 2.13.1 2.13.2 2.14 General ........................................................................................................................................ 54 Geometry............................................................................................................................. 54 Part Changes ...................................................................................................................... 55 Auxiliar ................................................................................................................................. 55 Cut ....................................................................................................................................... 56 2.14.1 2.14.2 2.14.3 2.14.4 2.15 Startup ......................................................................................................................................... 56 General ................................................................................................................................ 56 Pre-initialization ................................................................................................................... 57 Feed Rates .......................................................................................................................... 57 2.15.1 2.15.2 2.15.3 2.16 2.17 2.18 CNC ............................................................................................................................................. 58 Sheet Remnants ......................................................................................................................... 58 Save Options ............................................................................................................................... 60 General ................................................................................................................................ 60 Subprograms ....................................................................................................................... 61 Part Saving .......................................................................................................................... 61 Execution Nesting Module .................................................................................................. 62 2.18.1 2.18.2 2.18.3 2.18.4 2.19 Material/Thickness Dependent Data ........................................................................................... 63 Cutting Parameters ............................................................................................................. 63 Sheets Parameters.............................................................................................................. 64 2.19.1 2.19.2 4

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 2.19.3 2.19.4 2.19.5 2.19.6 2.19.7 2.19.8 2.19.9 2.19.10 2.19.11 2.19.12 2.19.13 2.19.14 2.20 Automatic Technology ......................................................................................................... 65 Head Raising Test ............................................................................................................... 65 Machining Order .................................................................................................................. 66 Lead-in/Lead-out Values ..................................................................................................... 67 Automatic Lead-in/Lead-out Values .................................................................................... 68 Micro-joint Values ................................................................................................................ 70 Automatic Micro-joint Values ............................................................................................... 70 Loop Values .................................................................................................................... 71 Chamfer Values............................................................................................................... 72 Bridge Values .................................................................................................................. 73 Chamfers Management ................................................................................................... 73 Sheet Remnants.............................................................................................................. 74 Cutting Parameters ..................................................................................................................... 74 General ................................................................................................................................ 74 Auxiliar Parameters ............................................................................................................. 76 Contour Attributes ............................................................................................................... 76 Compensations by quality ................................................................................................... 77 Turret ................................................................................................................................... 77 2.20.1 2.20.2 2.20.3 2.20.4 2.20.5 2.21 2.22 Common Cutting Parameters...................................................................................................... 78 Technology .................................................................................................................................. 80 Lead-in/Lead-out Values ..................................................................................................... 80 Automatic Lead-in/Lead-out Values .................................................................................... 82 Micro-joint Values ................................................................................................................ 84 Automatic Micro-joint Values ............................................................................................... 84 Loop Values ........................................................................................................................ 85 Chamfer Values................................................................................................................... 86 Bridge Values ...................................................................................................................... 86 Tables of Technology .......................................................................................................... 87 2.22.1 2.22.2 2.22.3 2.22.4 2.22.5 2.22.6 2.22.7 2.22.8 5

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 2.23 Automatic Nesting ....................................................................................................................... 89 General ................................................................................................................................ 89 Advanced ............................................................................................................................ 90 Unitary ................................................................................................................................. 91 2.23.1 2.23.2 2.23.3 2.24 Automatic Machining ................................................................................................................... 92 Cut ....................................................................................................................................... 92 Component Removal ........................................................................................................ 104 Automatic Cycles on Lead-ins........................................................................................... 105 2.24.1 2.24.2 2.24.3 2.25 Time Calculation ....................................................................................................................... 110 Cutting Parameters ........................................................................................................... 110 Reposition / Extracts ......................................................................................................... 112 Rapid Accelerations .......................................................................................................... 112 Linear Cut Accelerations ................................................................................................... 112 Circular Cut Accelerations ................................................................................................. 113 No Cut ............................................................................................................................... 113 Upload/Download Sheets .................................................................................................. 113 2.25.1 2.25.2 2.25.3 2.25.4 2.25.5 2.25.6 2.25.7 2.26 2.27 2.28 Cost Calculation ........................................................................................................................ 114 Ink-Jet........................................................................................................................................ 115 Postprocessor ........................................................................................................................... 116 General .............................................................................................................................. 116 Block Numbering ............................................................................................................... 117 Free Tape .......................................................................................................................... 117 Specifics of Cut ................................................................................................................. 118 Reserved ........................................................................................................................... 119 2.28.1 2.28.2 2.28.3 2.28.4 2.28.5 3 START MENU ................................................................................................................................... 120 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 New Job .................................................................................................................................... 120 Open Job ................................................................................................................................... 121 Close Job .................................................................................................................................. 121 Job Properties ........................................................................................................................... 122 6

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 4 Export Job ................................................................................................................................. 122 Edit Jobs .................................................................................................................................... 123 Modify Subjobs .......................................................................................................................... 124 Print ........................................................................................................................................... 125 CONFIGURATION OPTIONS ........................................................................................................... 126 4.1 Employees, Currencies and Tariffs ........................................................................................... 127 Database ........................................................................................................................... 127 Users and Work Centers ................................................................................................... 127 Currency ............................................................................................................................ 127 4.1.1 4.1.2 4.1.3 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Identifiers ................................................................................................................................... 127 Languages................................................................................................................................. 128 Configure: System ..................................................................................................................... 128 Configure: Draw and Nest ......................................................................................................... 130 General .............................................................................................................................. 130 Auxiliar ............................................................................................................................... 132 Do All ................................................................................................................................. 136 Print ................................................................................................................................... 138 Colors ................................................................................................................................ 139 Display ............................................................................................................................... 140 4.5.1 4.5.2 4.5.3 4.5.4 4.5.5 4.5.6 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 Configure Costs ........................................................................................................................ 149 Backup ...................................................................................................................................... 151 Interface .................................................................................................................................... 151 Lists ........................................................................................................................................... 156 Factory Sheets List............................................................................................................ 158 Frames Elements List ....................................................................................................... 158 Canal Part Ñist .................................................................................................................. 159 Labels List (149x48.8) ....................................................................................................... 159 Labels List (127x74) .......................................................................................................... 159 Labels List for Remnants (149x48.8) ................................................................................ 159 Labels List for Sheets (149x48.8) ..................................................................................... 160 4.9.1 4.9.2 4.9.3 4.9.4 4.9.5 4.9.6 4.9.7 7

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 4.9.8 4.9.9 4.9.10 4.9.11 4.9.12 4.9.13 4.9.14 4.9.15 4.9.16 4.9.17 4.9.18 4.9.19 4.9.20 4.9.21 4.9.22 4.9.23 4.9.24 4.9.25 4.9.26 4.9.27 4.9.28 4.9.29 4.9.30 5 Sheets List ......................................................................................................................... 160 Turrets List ........................................................................................................................ 160 CNC List ............................................................................................................................ 160 Remnants List ................................................................................................................... 161 Cost and time Part List ...................................................................................................... 161 Protocol List....................................................................................................................... 161 Frame List ......................................................................................................................... 161 Isolate List ......................................................................................................................... 161 Delivery Note List .............................................................................................................. 162 Job List .............................................................................................................................. 162 Scale 1:1 List ..................................................................................................................... 162 Geometric List ................................................................................................................... 162 Drawing of Every Part ....................................................................................................... 162 Drawing of Every Sheet .................................................................................................... 163 Labels List (127x74) .......................................................................................................... 163 Protocol List (Duct figures) ................................................................................................ 163 Brace List .......................................................................................................................... 163 Tie Rod List ....................................................................................................................... 163 Connector List ................................................................................................................... 163 Seam List .......................................................................................................................... 164 Labels List (4x6) ................................................................................................................ 164 Labels List (127x68) .......................................................................................................... 164 Job Element List ................................................................................................................ 164 DRAWING MODULE ........................................................................................................................ 165 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Drawing Window ....................................................................................................................... 165 Status Bar.................................................................................................................................. 165 Customize Quick Access Toolbar ............................................................................................. 166 Start Menu ................................................................................................................................. 167 8

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 5.4.1 5.4.2 5.4.3 5.4.4 5.4.5 5.4.6 5.4.7 5.4.8 5.4.9 5.4.10 5.4.11 5.4.12 5.4.13 5.4.14 5.4.15 5.4.16 5.4.17 5.4.18 5.5 New ................................................................................................................................... 167 Open .................................................................................................................................. 167 Import ................................................................................................................................ 168 Save .................................................................................................................................. 177 Save As ............................................................................................................................. 177 Save By Parts .................................................................................................................... 178 Save All ............................................................................................................................. 180 Save Machining ................................................................................................................. 180 Machining Macros ............................................................................................................. 181 Remnants .......................................................................................................................... 182 Duct Holes ......................................................................................................................... 184 Parametrics ....................................................................................................................... 186 Mosaics ............................................................................................................................. 187 Select Machine .................................................................................................................. 190 Print ................................................................................................................................... 190 Preview .............................................................................................................................. 190 Configuration Options ....................................................................................................... 191 Exit .................................................................................................................................... 211 Home Draw ............................................................................................................................... 212 Draw .................................................................................................................................. 212 Modify ................................................................................................................................ 214 One Touch Figures............................................................................................................ 221 Transform .......................................................................................................................... 230 Review ............................................................................................................................... 248 Orthogonal ......................................................................................................................... 253 5.5.1 5.5.2 5.5.3 5.5.4 5.5.5 5.5.6 5.6 Technology ................................................................................................................................ 253 Lead-in/Lead-outs ............................................................................................................. 254 5.6.1 9

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 5.6.2 5.6.3 5.6.4 5.6.5 5.6.6 5.7 Micro-joints ........................................................................................................................ 258 Loops ................................................................................................................................. 259 Chamfers ........................................................................................................................... 262 Cut Technology ................................................................................................................. 264 Texts .................................................................................................................................. 269 Machining .................................................................................................................................. 272 Machining .......................................................................................................................... 272 Contours ............................................................................................................................ 274 Cycles ................................................................................................................................ 277 Modify ................................................................................................................................ 285 Options .............................................................................................................................. 297 Work Chutes...................................................................................................................... 307 View ................................................................................................................................... 311 5.7.1 5.7.2 5.7.3 5.7.4 5.7.5 5.7.6 5.7.7 5.8 View ........................................................................................................................................... 312 Display ............................................................................................................................... 312 Zoom ................................................................................................................................. 317 5.8.1 5.8.2 5.9 Simulation.................................................................................................................................. 319 Simulate ............................................................................................................................ 319 5.9.1 5.10 Notes ......................................................................................................................................... 322 Dimensions ........................................................................................................................ 322 Texts .................................................................................................................................. 330 View ................................................................................................................................... 331 5.10.1 5.10.2 5.10.3 5.11 Utilities ....................................................................................................................................... 331 Cut of Double or Triple Chamfers ..................................................................................... 331 Partial Cut or a Contour .................................................................................................... 332 Open Drafting .................................................................................................................... 333 Compare Geometries ........................................................................................................ 333 Bitmap ............................................................................................................................... 334 5.11.1 5.11.2 5.11.3 5.11.4 5.11.5 10

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 5.12 5.13 6 Dragging Options ...................................................................................................................... 334 Selection Options ...................................................................................................................... 335 NESTING AND MACHINING MODULE ........................................................................................... 337 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Title bar ..................................................................................................................................... 337 Drawing Window ....................................................................................................................... 337 Status Bar.................................................................................................................................. 337 Customize Quick Access Toolbar ............................................................................................. 338 Start menu ................................................................................................................................. 339 Open .................................................................................................................................. 339 Previous ............................................................................................................................ 340 Next ................................................................................................................................... 340 Save .................................................................................................................................. 340 Save All ............................................................................................................................. 341 Save as ............................................................................................................................. 341 Import Parts ....................................................................................................................... 341 Drawing ............................................................................................................................. 344 Import Stored Nesting ....................................................................................................... 344 Save Nesting As ................................................................................................................ 346 Export Nestings to File ...................................................................................................... 347 Print ................................................................................................................................... 348 6.5.1 6.5.2 6.5.3 6.5.4 6.5.5 6.5.6 6.5.7 6.5.8 6.5.9 6.5.10 6.5.11 6.5.12 6.6 Configuration Options ............................................................................................................... 349 Configure: System ............................................................................................................. 350 Configure: Draw and Nest ................................................................................................. 358 Interface ............................................................................................................................ 359 Exit .................................................................................................................................... 364 6.6.1 6.6.2 6.6.3 6.6.4 6.7 Home ......................................................................................................................................... 364 Sheets ............................................................................................................................... 364 Nesting .............................................................................................................................. 370 Transform .......................................................................................................................... 373 6.7.1 6.7.2 6.7.3 11

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 6.7.4 6.7.5 6.7.6 6.7.7 6.8 Remnants .......................................................................................................................... 380 Review ............................................................................................................................... 385 Orthogonal ......................................................................................................................... 390 Macros ............................................................................................................................... 390 Technology ................................................................................................................................ 391 Lead-in/Lead-outs ............................................................................................................. 391 Micro-joints ........................................................................................................................ 399 Loops ................................................................................................................................. 403 Bridges .............................................................................................................................. 405 Cut Technology ................................................................................................................. 408 6.8.1 6.8.2 6.8.3 6.8.4 6.8.5 6.9 Machining .................................................................................................................................. 411 Machining .......................................................................................................................... 411 Contours ............................................................................................................................ 417 Cycles ................................................................................................................................ 431 Modify ................................................................................................................................ 439 Options .............................................................................................................................. 448 Work Chutes...................................................................................................................... 449 View ................................................................................................................................... 449 Sheet ................................................................................................................................. 452 6.9.1 6.9.2 6.9.3 6.9.4 6.9.5 6.9.6 6.9.7 6.9.8 6.10 View ........................................................................................................................................... 454 Display ............................................................................................................................... 454 Zoom ................................................................................................................................. 460 6.10.1 6.10.2 6.11 Simulate .................................................................................................................................... 462 Program ............................................................................................................................. 462 ISN Position....................................................................................................................... 462 Mouse Positioning ............................................................................................................. 462 Begin ................................................................................................................................. 462 6.11.1 6.11.2 6.11.3 6.11.4 12

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 6.11.5 6.11.6 6.11.7 6.11.8 6.11.9 6.11.10 6.11.11 6.11.12 6.11.13 6.11.14 6.11.15 6.12 Previous ............................................................................................................................ 462 Next ................................................................................................................................... 463 End .................................................................................................................................... 463 Run .................................................................................................................................... 463 Previous Reposition .......................................................................................................... 463 Next Reposition ............................................................................................................. 463 Previous Multitorch ........................................................................................................ 463 Next Multitorch .............................................................................................................. 463 Previous Chute .............................................................................................................. 464 Next Chute .................................................................................................................... 464 Simulate CNC ................................................................................................................ 464 Applications ............................................................................................................................... 464 Assign Palletization Suction Cups ..................................................................................... 464 Assign Download Point to Pallet ....................................................................................... 465 Machining of a Part with 2 Torches ................................................................................... 465 Machining of the Out of a Part with Multitorch .................................................................. 465 Common Cut with Multitorch ............................................................................................. 466 Linear common Cut with Multitorch ................................................................................... 467 Parts Evacuation by Lift after Machining ........................................................................... 467 Evacuation of All the Parts by Lift after Machining ............................................................ 470 Remnant to Part ................................................................................................................ 471 6.12.1 6.12.2 6.12.3 6.12.4 6.12.5 6.12.6 6.12.7 6.12.8 6.12.9 6.13 Utilities ....................................................................................................................................... 471 Open Drafting .................................................................................................................... 471 6.13.1 6.14 Selection.................................................................................................................................... 471 Selection Options .............................................................................................................. 471 6.14.1 6.15 Dragging .................................................................................................................................... 471 Dragging Options .............................................................................................................. 471 6.15.1 13

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 7 HOME ................................................................................................................................................ 472 7.1 Import ........................................................................................................................................ 472 Parts from Database ......................................................................................................... 472 Duct Figures from Database ............................................................................................. 474 Kits from Database ............................................................................................................ 476 Rectangles ........................................................................................................................ 476 Import DXF Files ............................................................................................................... 478 Import DWG Files .............................................................................................................. 480 Import Parametric Parts .................................................................................................... 481 Import MEC Files............................................................................................................... 483 7.1.1 7.1.2 7.1.3 7.1.4 7.1.5 7.1.6 7.1.7 7.1.8 7.2 Edit ............................................................................................................................................ 483 Find ................................................................................................................................... 483 Delete ................................................................................................................................ 484 Select All ........................................................................................................................... 484 Invert Selection.................................................................................................................. 485 7.2.1 7.2.2 7.2.3 7.2.4 7.3 Quotation ................................................................................................................................... 485 Accept Quotation ............................................................................................................... 485 7.3.1 8 MANAGE ........................................................................................................................................... 486 8.1 Components .............................................................................................................................. 486 Machines ........................................................................................................................... 486 Parts .................................................................................................................................. 486 Sheets ............................................................................................................................... 488 Materials ............................................................................................................................ 488 Consumables .................................................................................................................... 489 8.1.1 8.1.2 8.1.3 8.1.4 8.1.5 8.2 Drills .......................................................................................................................................... 491 Drills .................................................................................................................................. 491 Assign drills ....................................................................................................................... 495 Turrets ............................................................................................................................... 497 8.2.1 8.2.2 8.2.3 14

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Lantek Expert Cut Manual 9 UTILITIES.......................................................................................................................................... 501 9.1 9.2 Export ........................................................................................................................................ 501 Nestings .................................................................................................................................... 502 Import Nestings ................................................................................................................. 502 Export Nestings ................................................................................................................. 503 9.2.1 9.2.2 9.3 Databases ................................................................................................................................. 505 New Database ................................................................................................................... 505 Connect ............................................................................................................................. 506 Delete ................................................................................................................................ 506 Information ........................................................................................................................ 507 9.3.1 9.3.2 9.3.3 9.3.4 10 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 11 VIEW & ADD-INS .......................................................................................................................... 508 Job Explorer .............................................................................................................................. 508 Kit Explorer ................................................................................................................................ 508 Product List ............................................................................................................................... 509 Product View ............................................................................................................................. 509 Sheet List .................................................................................................................................. 509 Sheet View ................................................................................................................................ 509 Processes.................................................................................................................................. 510 CUTTING PROCESS .................................................................................................................... 511 Conclusion................................................................................................................................................. 526 Feedback Form ......................................................................................................................................... 527 15

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