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1. (WO2016056504) CONTROL DEVICE FOR MACHINE TOOL

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/056504    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2015/078187
Publication Date: Fri Apr 15 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 06 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: B23Q 15/00
G05B 19/4155
Applicants: CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD.
シチズン時計株式会社
CITIZEN MACHINERY CO., LTD.
シチズンマシナリー株式会社
Inventors: NAKAYA, Takaichi
中谷 尊一
MATSUMOTO, Hitoshi
松本 仁
Title: CONTROL DEVICE FOR MACHINE TOOL
Abstract:
Provided is a control device for a machine tool, with which multiple products of different shapes can be continuously manufactured efficiently. The device is provided with: a multi-system program storage unit (30) that stores a plurality of different multi-system programs assigning drive shafts of modules M1, M2, M3 to separate control systems for each of the modules, for machining workpieces to different individual shapes; a multi-system program division unit (31) that divides the multi-system programs into individual machining programs; a divided program storage unit (32) that separately stores the divided machining programs; a per-system program storage unit (34) that stores, for each system, machining programs corresponding to the individual control systems; and a machining program selection unit (33) that, in accordance with the machining steps to be carried out by each module, selects prescribed machining programs from the divided program storage unit (32), and individually stores the programs in the per-system program storage unit (34), for each of prescribed control systems.