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Manual Guide 2-axis Conversational Course with Fanuc controls – Turning

Course duration is 2 days

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

Cost of course is £600.00 + VAT per attendee.

Call the Academy for availability or complete the form below

Course information

Using the Fanuc Manual Guide or NC Guide 2-axis (X & Z) function assists in creating a fast and efficient way of programming. The course consists of step-by-step instructions beginning with basic principles and gradually increasing in complexity. Specific descriptions and programming examples will also be covered in the course.

By the end of the course, you should be able to program components to a reasonable standard, thus achieving the full potential of your CNC turning centres.

Applicants should have a basic knowledge of Engineering and an understanding of component drawings would be advisable.

Specific course content includes:

  • Control & Axis Description (X & Z)
  • Accessing the Manual Guide Screens
  • Configuration of Fixed Forms
  • Configuration of Tool Data
  • Using Cycles for Rough Turning & Boring
  • Using Cycles for Drilling, Reaming, Tapping etc.
  • Threading Cycles, Grooving Cycles, Residual Cutting
  • Simulation on Graphics
  • N.C. Conversion
  • Time Calculation
  • Program Copying, Pasting & Cutting
  • Tool Path Graphics
  • Graphic Rotation and scaling etc.
  • Drawing Billets & Castings of Different Shapes
  • Using Sub Spindle Programming
  • Tool Offset Description
  • Using the Parallel Shape Function
  • Examples of the Above
  • Program Input & Output through Memory Card
  • Data Backup for Settings (Maintenance only)

This course is run at the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy's facility in Leamington or can be held at a customer's facility (price to be adjusted accordingly).

This course is theoretical and classroom based using Touch Screen Computers with Fanuc NC Guide Control Simulation Software. Some time can also be spent training on a Fanuc controlled machine depending on availability.

If training is to occur at a customer's facility, it is important that attendees have a reasonable sized room with projector & whiteboard available & unrestricted access to a Fanuc-controlled lathe if required.

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

Safety Shoes and other P.P.E. Equipment is not required.

Fanuc Manual Guide courses run at the Mills Mills CNC Training Academy lasts for 2 days:

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


Machine availability will be decided on the day.

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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