FEHLMANN training

Investment in the future:
Continuous development in the areas of CNC technology and high speed machining calls for permanent education of the operators in order to utilize the technical possibilities of a FEHLMANN machine to their full potential.
Shortening of processing times and optimization of quality of the work piece by can be achieved through sophisticated NC programmes and process-optimized programming techniques. Well-trained employees lower machine holding time and production downtime, thus enhancing productivity and sales volume.

HEIDENHAIN Training Partner:
Fehlmann AG has been an official, certified HEIDENHAIN training partner for TNC programming courses since 2008. By combining theory and practice, our well-qualified and experienced training team imparts the desired knowledge to you, using state-of-the-art machines and control technology. You can be certain that you will receive competent and expert knowledge from us first-hand.

Modular course system:
Training participants often have different levels of CNC knowledge. The applications and, therefore, the course requirements of the various customers can differ considerably. In order to meet these individual requirements of our clientele, the described course modules can be taken individually or continuously.

Programming language:
Our trainings are conducted exclusively in Heidenhain-conversational - also referred to as dialogue. Trainings in DIN/ISO are provided directly by Heidenhain.

Easy change:
By way of linear development of the Heidenhain controls, an efficient transfer from older to latest controls or from basic TNC 620 to high-tech control TNC 640 is provided. Choose your module from our wide variety of training opportunities.

Basic modules

  • Module A1 - Programming course for Heidenhain beginners

    Module A1 - Programming course for Heidenhain beginners

    2 days programming course for Heidenhain beginners (8901-112)

     

    Control types:
    Heidenhain TNC
    The basic functions of these controls are identical. Different types of controls are at your disposal for the exercises.

     

    Course topics:
    Basic knowledge of CNC programming in the Heidenhain-conversational-programming language such as: tool radius correction, contour milling, cycles and subprogram technique. After two days the participant will be able to program simple workparts on his/her own and to test these programs by means of graphic simulation on the controls.

     

    Prerequisites:
    none, the course is designed for:

    • CNC beginners and people without Heidenhain experience
    • All participants who want to learn about controls from the ground up

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon


    COURSE SCHEDULE IN DETAIL:

    1st day:

    • Welcome, introduction, explanation of training process and infrastructure
    • Instructions regarding machine operation
    • Information regarding safety regulations and precautions
    • Simple milling program without subprogram technique:
      Graphic (BLK FORM), tool call (TOOL CALL), radius correction (R0/RL/RR)
      straight movements in cartesian and polar coordinate system
    • Simple milling program with subprogram technique:
      Subprogram technique, chamfer through curvature or bevel
    • Programming of contours with circular arcs:
      Circular arcs in cartesian and polar coordinate system by means of specifications of circle center and end point (CC + C), circcle center and end angle (CC + CP), circuit radius and end point (CR) and tangential connection (CT, CTP)

    2nd day:

    • Drills with the aid of drilling cycles:
      Cycle definition (CYCLE DEF), cycle call (CYCLE CALL)
    • Milling cycles: simple pocket cycle
    • Final project: programming of a combined task. Diverse elements such as milling, drilling and machining cycles will be used in combination on a workpiece.
  • Module A2 - Advanced programming course 1

    Module A2 - Advanced programming course 1

    2 days advanced programming course 1 (8901-122)

     

    Control types:
    Heidenhain TNC which are equipped with all functions. The basic functions of these controls are identical. Different types of controls are at your disposal for the exercises.

     

    Course topics:
    Extended functions of TNC controls in the Heidenhain conversational programming language (see detailed course program). Pace will be faster than modules A1 and D1. After completion of the course the participant will be able to program complex 2 1/2 -D-workpieces on his/her own.

     

    Prerequisites:

    • Successful completion of a course for Heidenhain beginners A1 or D1
    • Heidenhain basic knowledge (see module A1 content)

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon

     

    COURSE SCHEDULE IN DETAIL:

    1st day:

    • Welcome, introduction, explanation of training process and infrastructure (only if new participants are present)
    • Information regarding safety regulations and precautions
    • Machine operation 1st day, repetition of the basic course on request
    • Repetition of the final project from the basic course: in order to bring newcomers up to speed. For basic course graduates this part of the course is a repetition.
    • Systematic procedure when programming
    • Machining cycles: for drilling and milling
    • Coordinate conversion cycles: zero-point adjustment, rotation, mirroring, scale factor
    • Contour cycles (SL-cycles): clearing out contour pockets with islands of residual material detection, contour draw

    2nd day:

    • Free contour programming (FK): operator panel, functions, programming of miscellaneous contour examples
    • File management: data types (H, T, D, A, I, P), copying programs etc.
    • ASCII-Editor
    • Tool management, cutting data calculation
    • Final project: programming of a complex workpiece, whereby the main elements of the 2 to 4 course days will be used
    • Data back-up
  • Module A3 - 5-axis programming course

    Module A3 - 5-axis programming course

    1 day 5-axis programming course (8901-131)

     

    Control types:
    Heidenhain TNC with 5 axes

     

    Course topics:
    Machining plane tilting with PLANE SPATIAL and cycle 19. The participants will have a say in the exact course schedule and topics. We will work in small groups on different topics. The majority of this course takes place directly on the machine.

     

    Prerequisites: 

    • Successful completion of module A1/A2
    • Operators who have mastered the controls and the machine operation
    • Customers who retrofitted their machine with an ATS

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon


    COURSE SCHEDULE IN DETAIL:

    1st day:

    • Information regarding safety regulations and precautions
    • General information for rotation axes
    • Working manually
    • Programming without tilting cycles
    • Programming with PLANE SPATIAL and cycle 19
    • Use of kinematic and preset tables

Advanced modules

  • Module B1 - HSC technology practical training

    Module B1 - HSC technology practical training

    2 days HSC technology practical training (8901-212)

     

    Machine types:
    All FEHLMANN vertical machining centers

     

    Course topics:
    This course will provide insight into the world of high speed cutting (HSC). Based on practical examples, the participants learn when the use of HSC makes sense. Milling strategies, processes and technological limits are first explained in theory and then put into practice on the machine. 

     

    Prerequisites:
    In-depth knowledge of programming and machine operation

     

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon


    COURSE SCHEDULE IN DETAIL:

    1st day:

    • Welcome, introduction, explanation of training process and infrastructure
    • Discussion of individual requirements
    • HSC fundamentals
      - What is HSC (definition)
      - Why hard machining instead of eroding
    • Technical reference values
      - Fields of application and power ratings of various spindle types
        with practical examples
    • Mixing technique (HSC and conventional)
      - HSC in comparison (HSC not always being the best solution)
      - Mixing technique in action (a few examples)
    • Milling demonstration
      - Several application techniques in action
    • Technology data
      - Tools and their finishes
      - ap/ae steps, tabulation
      - Milling tolerances
      - Materials
      - Lubrication systems
      - Cutting data
    • The C-chain of technology CAD, CAM and CNC
    • Tour of FEHLMANN works (if desired)

    2nd day:

    • HSC programming experience (from model to program)
      - From CAD to CAM
      - Milling strategies
      - Learning HSC-suitable programming through use of a
        training example
    • CNC controls (HSC on the controls)
      - Optimization of 3D machining
      - Position set-point filter (what is it and how is it applied)
      - HSC programming on the controls (cycles and their applications)
    • Job program
      - Viewing a control program for 3D machining
      - Increasing process assurance
      - Utilisation of tool breakage control and survey of tool utilisation
        time
    • Tool holders
      - Miscellaneous tool holders and their fields of application
      - Balancing qualities
    • Technical limits of HSC machining
      - Cutting data and examples of problematic workpieces
      - Various machines, controls and CAM systems
    • Adaptation of post-processors
      - Suggestions and information for correct adaptation of one's own post-processor
    • Application examples
      - Demonstration of practical machining examples (procedure and applied cutting data)
    • Final discussion
  • Module B2 - Advanced programming course 2

    Module B2 - Advanced programming course 2

    2 days advanced programming course 2 (8901-222)

     

    Control types:
    Heidenhain TNC equipped with corresponding functions

     

    Course topics:
    Q parameter programming, optimizing of processes

     

    Prerequisites:
    Successful participants of module A1/module A2

     

    Course aim:
    Optimization of processes and application of specific NC macros

     

    Training location
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon


    COURSE SCHEDULE IN DETAIL:

    1st day:

    • Welcome, introduction, explanation of training process and infrastructure
    • Information regarding safety regulations and precautions
    • Introduction to the fundamentals of parameter programming
    • Principle and functionality of Q parameters
    • Structure and installation in the program
    • Application of SYS-DATE READ
    • Pre-assigned parameters
    • Application of freely definable tables
    • If - then decisions
    • Creating one's own machining cycle

    2nd day:

    • MSR - measuring, steering, controlling
    • Tool breakage control
    • Tool-orientated machining with preset tables
    • Embedding of DXF-data (optional)
    • Collision control (optional)
  • Module B3 - Company training

    Module B3 - Company training

    Company training (8901-231)

     

    Duration:
    Based on customer requirements

     

    Control types: 
    Alle FEHLMANN machines

     

    Course topics:
    Course topics will be determined based on customer requirements

     

    Group size:
    3 - 6 participants

     

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon

  • Module B4 - Training at customer's works

    Module B4 - Training at customer's works

    Training at customer's works (8901-241)

     

    Duration:
    Based on customer requirements

     

    Control types: 
    Alle FEHLMANN machines

     

    Course topics:
    Course topics will be determined based on customer requirements

     

    Group size:
    3 - 6 participants

  • Module B5 - Training for 3D touch probe system

    Module B5 - Training for 3D touch probe system

    1 day training 3D touch probe system (8901-251)

     

    Control types: 
    Heidenhain TNC equipped with corresponding functions

     

    Course topics:
    Set-up and measurement of workpieces with 3D probe system – manually and during controlled operation. Creation of measurement protocols and measuring during the process

     

    Prerequisites:
    Successful completion of module A1/A2 and D1

     

    Course goals: 
    Manual measuring of workpieces, usage of measuring cycles in the program, creation of protocols

     

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon

     

    DETAILED COURSE SCHEDULE:

    1st day

    • Welcome, introduction, explanation of training process and infrastructure
    • Information regarding safety regulations and precautions
    • Calibration of 3D probe
    • Manual measuring of workpieces
    • Measuring edges, bore holes, pins and angles
    • Working with pre-set tables
    • Applying measuring cycles in the program
    • Creating measuring protocols
    • Process assurance with measuring cycles
  • Module B6 - Grinding training

    Module B6 - Grinding training

    2 days grinding training (8901-262)

     

    Control types: 
    Heidenhain TNC equipped with relevant functions

     

    Course topics:
    This module teaches operators who are familiar with milling on FEHLMANN machining centers how to use the grinding features. The theory behind grinding is explained and set-up and machining are shown in practice on the machine.

     

    Prerequisites:
    Successful completion of module A1/A2

     

    Course goals:
    Application of grinding functions in theory and practice

     

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon

     

    DETAILED COURSE SCHEDULE:

    1st day

    • Welcome, introduction, explanation of training process
      and infrastructure
    • Information regarding safety regulations and precautions
    • Introduction/comparison to milling
    • Basics of coordinate grinding, incl. important parameters
    • Set-up of dressing spindle
    • Parameters for dressing and grinding tools in tool table
    • Selection and application of grinding tools
    • Definition of grinding tools
    • Pre-dressing and dressing of grinding tools
    • Determination of process data for optimal grinding

    2nd day

    • Important values for grinding
    • Guideline values for grinding and dressing
    • Pre-machining / programming
    • Example: machining of hole
    • Various types of grinding operations
    • Dressing during machining
    • Avoidance of possible mistakes when grinding
    • Combining milling and grinding
    • If desired – customer-specific workpieces

Start-up modules

  • Module C1 - Start-up

    Module C1 - Start-up

    Start-up (8902-xxx)

     

    Duration:
    Based on customer requirements

     

    Preparation:
    In order to benefit as much as possible from the practical start-up training, customer should make the following preparations prior to arrival of FEHLMANN technician:

    • Set up the machine according instruction handbook
    • Material check
    • Clean and use anti-rust protection on accessories
    • Preparation of simple workpieces (drawings, cutting tools and materials) for which practical training will be done
    • During start-up training, employees must be freed from other duties in order to allow them to focus on the course

    Process:
    General instruction in operating and programming of machine and accessories. The below-mentioned points are only guidelines - these can be adapted to customer requirements.

     

    Training location:
    Location of machine at customer's works


    DETAILED TRAINING SCHEDULE (guideline)

    • Start-up, function control
    • Advice regarding safety regulations and precautions
      - Starting machine
      - Operating modes
      - Manual operation
      - Programming / editing
      - Program test
      - Machine set-up
      - Machining training (machine-specific milling strategies)
    • Training regarding machine options, for example:
      - 3D touch probe system
      - Tool measurement/breakage control
      - Rotation axes
      - Automation
      - Further options, if applicable
    • Training regarding machine maintenance
      - Reference to corresponding chapter in instruction manual
      - How to use the maintenance check-list
    • Caring for machine
      - Tips for extending spindle life
        (use of finely-balanced tools, maximum speed)
      - Cleaning of machine and accessories
  • Module C3 - Advanced start-up training for FEHLMANN Softwaretools

    Module C3 - Advanced start-up training for FEHLMANN Softwaretools

    2 days advanced start-up training for FEHLMANN Softwaretools (8902-042)

     

    Requirements:

    • FEHLMANN vertical machining center with PLC-Software 89100x.Exx or newer
    • BLUM laser measuring system or touch probe
    • 3D touch probe system (Heidenhain probe cycles)

    Course topics: 

    • Calibration of measuring tools and machine
    • Methods for precision machining
    • Thermal growth

    Prerequisites: 
    Operators who have already mastered the controls and operation of machine

     

    Training location:
    Machine at customer’s works

     

    DETAIL COURSE SCHEDULE (guideline):

    • Calibration and advanced usage of laser measurement system and touch probe
    • Calibration and advanced usage of 3D probe system
    • Set-up of tool carrier kinematics
    • Set-up of machine kinematics:
      - KINEMATICS-SET™
      - BASIC-ROT™
    • Functions and methods for thermal growth compensation:
      - TOOL-WARM-UP™
      - PROBE-STAY™
      - USER-KOMPENSATION™
      - Machine warm-up
  • Module C4 - Advanced start-up training for grinding

    Module C4 - Advanced start-up training for grinding

    2 days advanced start-up training for grinding (8902-045)

     

    Requirements:

    FEHLMANN machining center with grinding doftware package and dressing spindle

     

    Course topics: 

    This module teaches operators who are familiar with milling on FEHLMANN machining centers how to use the grinding features. The main focus is on set-up and actual operation on the machine.

     

    Prerequisites: 
    Operators who have already mastered the controls and operation of machine

     

    Training location:
    Machine at customer’s works

     

    DETAIL COURSE SCHEDULE (guideline):

    • Basics of coordinate grinding, including important parameters
    • Avoidance of possible mistakes when grinding
    • Dressing of grinding tools
    • Set-up of dressing and grinding tools
    • Programming of grinding operation
    • Combined machining with milling and grinding

    Included in delivery: special operating manual for grinding operations

Training for PICOMAX 56

  • Module D1 - User training PICOMAX 56 TOP or mill

    Module D1 - User training PICOMAX 56 TOP or mill

    3 days user training PICOMAX 56 TOP / mill  TNC 620 (8901-413)

     

    Types of controls: 
    TNC 620

     

    Prerequisites:
    None, the course is designed for:

    • CNC beginners and operators without Heidenhain experience
    • All participants who want to learn about controls from the ground up and the TOP/mill functions

    Infrastructure:
    Training is held on the machine as well as on the pro gramming stations. Programming and machining of workpieces based on drawings.

     

    Date:
    Upon request

     

    Group size:
    3-5 participants

     

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon


    DETAILED COURSE SCHEDULE:

    1⁄2 day 

    • General explanation of the machine
    • Advice on safety regulations and precautions
    • Control panel
    • Overview of pperating modes
    • Operation of machine
    • Introduction of TOP/mill functions (drilling, threading, milling)
    • Machining of holes and simple milling tasks

    2 days 

    • Simple milling program without subprogram technique:
    • Graphic (BLK FORM), tool call (TOOL CALL), radius correction (R0/RL/RR), straight movements in cartesian and polar coordinate system
    • Simple milling program with subprogram technique:
      Subprogram technique, chamfer through curvature or bevel
    • Programming of contours with circular arcs: circular arcs in cartesian and polar coordinate system by means of specifications of circle center and end point (CC + C), circle center and end angle (CC + CP), circuit radius and end point (CR) and tangential connection (CT, CTP)
    • Holes with aid of drilling cycles: cycle definition (CYCLE DEF), cycle call (CYCLE CALL)
    • Milling cycles: simple pocket cycle
    • Final project: programming of a combined task. Various elements such as milling, drilling and machining cycles will be used in combination on a workpiece.

    1⁄2 day

    • Application of new knowledge directly on machine
    • Reliable usage of TOP/mill functions (drilling, threading, milling)
    • How do I produce a single piece quickly?
    • Combined machining example
  • Module A2 - Advanced programming course 1

    Module A2 - Advanced programming course 1

    2 days advanced programming course 1 (8901-122)

     

    Control types:
    Heidenhain TNC which are equipped with all functions. The basic functions of these controls are identical. Different types of controls are at your disposal for the exercises.

     

    Course topics:
    Extended functions of TNC controls in the Heidenhain conversational programming language (see detailed course program). Pace will be faster than modules A1 and D1. After completion of the course the participant will be able to program complex 2 1/2 -D-workpieces on his/her own.

     

    Prerequisites:

    • Successful completion of a course for Heidenhain beginners A1 or D1
    • Heidenhain basic knowledge (see module A1 content)

    Training location:
    FEHLMANN Ltd., Seon

     

    COURSE SCHEDULE IN DETAIL:

    1st day:

    • Welcome, introduction, explanation of training process and infrastructure (only if new participants are present)
    • Information regarding safety regulations and precautions
    • Machine operation 1st day, repetition of the basic course on request
    • Repetition of the final project from the basic course: in order to bring newcomers up to speed. For basic course graduates this part of the course is a repetition.
    • Systematic procedure when programming
    • Machining cycles: for drilling and milling
    • Coordinate conversion cycles: zero-point adjustment, rotation, mirroring, scale factor
    • Contour cycles (SL-cycles): clearing out contour pockets with islands of residual material detection, contour draw

    2nd day:

    • Free contour programming (FK): operator panel, functions, programming of miscellaneous contour examples
    • File management: data types (H, T, D, A, I, P), copying programs etc.
    • ASCII-Editor
    • Tool management, cutting data calculation
    • Final project: programming of a complex workpiece, whereby the main elements of the 2 to 4 course days will be used
    • Data back-up
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Switzerland

 

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Customer Service:
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1.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
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Fehlmann GmbH

c/o Schäfer Spedition + Logistik
Im Neuenbühl 14
71287 Weissach-Flacht
Germany
Tel: +41 62 769 11 11
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Suzhou Industrial Park
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