Iowa State University

College of Engineering

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Module 2.7 - Turn off the machine
Just like every other operation, properly powering down is important. BUT IT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT TO HAVE A CLEAN MACHINE! So, CLEAN YOUR MACHINE BEFORE POWERING DOWN! (Ask a technician for the proper procedure.)
1.
Home the machine
First, close the doors and enter the ZERO RET mode and push HOME/G28 to move the axes back to their home position.
2.
Emergency Stop button
Push in the Emergency Stop button.
3.
Start the simulation
Push the POWER OFF button.
4.
Run your program
Turn the MAIN POWER SWITCH in back to the OFF position.