CNC Mill Programming Exercise using G91 Incremental Programming



This CNC mill programming exercise will give you more idea to understand drawing and how to find exact coordinate of each drawing point.
Completely based on G91 Incremental Dimensioning System, so cnc programmers/machinists can learn and understand how G91 Incremental Programming works.
This program is written for 4-axis CNC mill, where C-axis is used for rotary table.
3-axis CNC mill can also run this program, so for this just remove program block no. N15.

CNC Mill Programming Exercise

G91 Incremental Programming CNC Mill Exercise

G91 Incremental Programming CNC Mill Exercise

N5 G00 G54 G64 G90 G17 X-20 Y-20 Z50     ;Point 1
N10 S450 M03 F250 D01 (12.5 MM DIA)
N15 C0
N20 Z5
N25 G01 Z0
N30 Z-5
N35 G42 G91 X20 Y20                      ;Point 2
N40 X10 Y10                              ;Point 3
N45 X70 Y-10                             ;Point 4
N50 X20 Y20                              ;Point 5
N55 X-40 Y60                             ;Point 6
N60 X-20                                 ;Point 7
N65 X-10 Y-25                            ;Point 8
N70 X-30 Y-15                            ;Point 9
N80 X0 Y-40                              ;Point 10
N85 G40 G90 X-20 Y-20                    ;Point 11
N90 G00 Z50
N95 Y100
N100 M30

Finished Part

After completing the machining process, your job will look like this in 3D view,

Complete Machined Part in 3D

Complete Machined Part in 3D

Explanation of CNC G-Code

G00 : Rapid traverse.
G54 : Zero Offset no. 1.
G64 : Continuous-path mode.
G90 : Absolute dimensioning system.
G91 : Incremental dimensioning system.
G17 : X-Y plan selection.
G42 : Cutter radius compensation activation (right hand side movement)
G40 : Cutter radius compensation de-active
S : Spindle speed
F : Axises motion feed
M : Cutter motion (3=clockwise, 4=anti-clockwise)
D : Tool no


One Response to “CNC Mill Programming Exercise using G91 Incremental Programming”

  1. nadeem saifi says:

    nice i’am doing reg. Practicing pls show more complicated programming examples of vmc mlling machine.

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