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5-axis Machining Centres with Fanuc Controls – Milling

Course duration is 2 days

To ensure a positive learning experience course size is limited to 6 attendees maximum.

Cost of course is £600.00 + VAT per attendee.

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Course information

This is an advanced course and attendees will need to already have good programming knowledge and experience, and should have attended (or be up to the level of) our 3 Day Fanuc Milling Course.

The course is ideal for anybody upgrading from a 3- or 4-axis machine to a 5-axis Machine.

Specific course content includes:

  • Introduction and general layout of a 5-axis machine
  • Operator, keyboard and soft key explanations
  • X-, Y-, Z- with A- and C- (B) rotary axis configuration
  • Setting datums and work shifts
  • Applying tool offsets and using radius offsets
  • Using G68.2 for 3D work coordinate rotation
  • Tool Centre Point (TCP) explanation
  • 3 Dimensional cutter compensation
  • Plane selection for helical and 3D use
  • Using Sub Programs and Sub Routines - M98 and G65 Call
  • M code description and use
  • Setting ethernet or memory card for drip feeding programs

This course is run at the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy's facility in Leamington but could possibly be held at a customer's facility. (Course cost will change with this option.)

This course is theoretical in nature but, depending on machine availability, can also take place using a machine.

If training is to occur at a customer's facility, it is important that attendees have a reasonable sized room with a projector and whiteboard facilities - plus access to a machine if possible.

To find out more about this course call the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy on 01926 438363.

Safety footwear and other PPE is required for this course.

Should you not have the appropriate Safety shoes you will not take part in any practical work.

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 Mills CNC Training Academy on 01926 438363 or email

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Where to find us

Mills CNC Limited
The Mills CNC Technology Campus,
Tachbrook Link,
Tachbrook Park Drive
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV34 6SN

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