8-axis Twin Turret/Twin Spindle Turning (X1, Z1, C1, and Y1 + X2, Z2, C2 axis with a Sub Spindle A or B) Programmer Course – Fanuc Control

Course level: Advanced
Course duration: 2 days
Class size: 1-8 attendees
Course location: Mills CNC, Tachbrook link, Mills CNC Technology Campus, Tachbrook Park Dr, Royal Leamington Spa CV34 6SN
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  • Fanuc Control
  • Turning Machine type
£600.00 + VAT
per attendee
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Course description

Class size is between 6 – 8 attendees maximum.

Cost of course is £600.00 + VAT per attendee.

This course can be attended by candidates who have already attended the 5 days programming X, Z, C, Y axis and Sub Spindleprogramming course at the Academy. It can also be attended as a 2 day stand alone course.

This is an advanced level turning course designed for people with experience and knowledge of the Fanuc CNC Control, who have already completed our 4-axis with Sub Spindle programmer course and want to acquire the skills required to program twin turret/twin spindle lathes.

This course is suitable for customers with Doosan TL and TT series machines and other manufacturers’ Fanuc controlled machines with a similar configuration.

If you are unsure about the suitability of this course please contact the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy on 01926 438363 or email

Over the 2 days attendees will complete a number of modules that include:

  • Turning principles plus general machine layout and axis configuration (X, Z, C, Y and Sub Spindle)
  • Applying tool geometry and wear offsets Main and Sub Spindle
  • Using cutter compensation G41 and G42 on both sides
  • Using G83~G85 Cycles for C and Y Axis Drilling, Tapping and Reaming on Face
  • Using G87~G89 Cycles for C and Y Axis Drilling, Tapping and Reaming on Side
  • Rigid Tapping Function on Face and Side
  • Understanding G12.1 and G13.1 polar coordinate interpolation
  • Understanding G7.1 cylindrical interpolation
  • C axis profiling Main and Sub Spindle
  • Y axis Thread Milling on Front Face and Side Machining off Centre Line.
  • Plane Selection G17 , G18 and G19
  • Wait Codes
  • Helical Interpolation on Z and X Main and Sub Spindle  
  • Balanced Cutting with ÒPinchÓ and Follow onÓ Type Machining
  • Simultaneous Machining
  • Pass Over Procedure with Orientation and Bar Feed
  • Using Sub Spindle as Tailstock Support
  • Using a Turret as Tailstock Support
  • Synchronous Turning and Milling

This course lasts for 2 days:

  • Day 1: Start: 9.30am – Finish: 5.00pm
  • Day 2: Start: 9.00am – Finish: 5.00pm (Approx.) 

Light lunch and soft drinks are provided. For special dietary requirements please contact the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy on01926 438363or

In addition to this course the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy also runs other Fanuc Turning Programmer courses

  • 2-axis Turning;
  • 3-axis Turning
  • 4-axis Turning;
  • 4-axis Turning with Sub Spindle;
  • Twin Spindle/Twin Turret with B axis;

  • Manual Guide Turning.


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