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  1. CNC (Sinumerik)
  2. NC-NCAN - Description

Basics of NC and Drives (reduced version for UK) (NC-NCAN)

  • This course teaches the fundamentals of CNC and drives engineering. It is a reduced version of an originally ten day course. Practical exercises on our training equipment are an important part of the course. On completion of the course, you will be familiar with the design and principle of operation of a machine tool with CNC control. You will have laid sound foundations for successful use of your knowledge on your machines. A fundamental understanding of the whole system will enable you to precisely describe problems on your machine tool and solve them together with your partners. Application of the knowledge gained will boost your machine's productivity and reduce standstill times. Attendance on this course is a prerequisite for attending our advanced SINUMERIK service and commissioning courses. We recommend a period of 2 to 4 months to gain practical experience before attending the advanced courses.
Type Face-to-face training
Duration 5 days
Language en

Target Group

  • Commissioning engineers
  • Engineering personnel
  • Service personnel
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Sales personnel for SINUMERIK systems


  • Structure and tasks of a CNC control
  • Components of a machine tool
  • Operating modes and operator functions
  • Fundamentals of parts programming
  • Meaning of parameters, settings and machine data
  • Fundamentals of data backup
  • Overview of the SINAMICS drive system used in a CNC
  • PLC interface and selected interface signals
  • Practical exercises on training models with digital drives


  • Basic knowledge of automation.


2,980 GBP


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