5-axis Machining Centres with Siemens Controls

Course level: Standard
Course duration: 2 days
Class size: 1-6 attendees
Course location: Mills CNC, Tachbrook link, Mills CNC Technology Campus, Tachbrook Park Dr, Royal Leamington Spa CV34 6SN
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  • Siemens Control
  • Milling Machine type
£600.00 + VAT
per attendee
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Course description

Class size is 6 attendees maximum.

Cost of course is £600.00 + VAT per attendee.

This is an advanced course and attendees will need to have good programming knowledge and experience of Siemens Controls.

It is designed to upgrade programmers from 3- or 4-axis programming to full 5D Machining.

Specific course content includes:

  • (Swivelling)
  • Transformations (Datum Shift, Rotation and Mirror Image) in ShopMill
  • ShopMill Cyles for Thread Milling, Engraving, Contouring, Island and Pocketing
  • Arcs over 180¡
  • Full Circles using I, J and K
  • Explanation of A Axis and B/C Axis
  • Understanding Machine Kinematics
  • Safety clearance movements
  • 5 axis machining methods
  • Setting datums
  • Tracking Points
  • Examples of A and C Movements using Swivel Cycle
  • Checking Size and adjusting Offsets
  • Use of R Variables for repetitive and auto calculating programs
  • Use of CAM programming for 5 axis Simultaneous machining
  • USB communication to machine

P.P.E. Equipment is not required for this course.

5-axis Programmer courses run at the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy last for 2 days:

  • Day 1: Start: 9.30am – Finish: 5.00pm
  • Day 2: Start: 9.00am – Finish: 4.00pm

Light lunch and soft drinks are provided. For special dietary requirements please contact the Mills CNC Training Academy on 01926 438363 or email

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