HEIDENHAIN TNC 5X MILL Post Processor is Now Available

Mastercam is pleased to announce the release of a new post processor. The HEIDENHAIN TNC 5X MILL was developed by our corporate post department working with the technical expertise of HEIDENHAIN CNC engineers. Our applications team, beta testers, and Resellers were also part of the collaborative effort to create and test the post.

This 5-axis post processor for Mastercam Mill supports the HEIDENHAIN TNC530, TNC620, and TNC640 controls. Its development became a priority due to worldwide demand. All of our Mastercam users that have a HEIDENHAIN control will benefit from this newly developed post processor.

The HEIDENHAIN TNC 5X MILL post processor includes support for the following:

  • TNC530, TNC620, and TNC640 controls
  • PLANE commands (STAY, TURN, MOVE)
    • VECTOR
    • EULER
  • TCPM
    • TCPM (TNC640)
    • M128 (TNC530)
  • Multiaxis machining
    • Rotary output
    • Vector output
  • Drilling
    • CYCLE 200 (Drilling)
    • CYCLE 205 (Universal Pecking)
    • CYCLE 203 (Universal Drilling)
    • CYCLE 207 (Rigid Tapping)
    • CYCLE 202 (Boring)
    • CYCLE 201 (Reaming)
  • Cutter comp (2D / 3D)
  • Subprograms
  • Safe Retract Routine
  • Coolant (X-style)
  • Canned text
  • Manual entry
  • HSM support (CYCL DEF 32)
  • Axis clamping
  • Work offsets (CYCL DEF 247 DATUM SETTING)
  • Transform operations (No subroutine output)
  • Rotary axis limit detection

If you use a HEIDENHAIN TNC530, TNC620, or TNC640 Control and aren’t familiar with all that Mastercam can do to improve your manufacturing speed and efficiency, connect with authorized Mastercam Reseller to learn more.

If you are already a Mastercam customer and currently use or are considering a HEIDENHAIN TNC530, TNC620, or TNC640 Control for your shop, be sure to reach out to your local Mastercam Reseller for more information about this post processor and what it can do for your productivity.

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