Krzysztof Pietrusewicz, Ph.D., Control Engineering Poland

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Mechatronics and Motion Control January 1, 2008

CNC open architectures

Most computer numerical control (CNC) systems are closed for users. Engineers typically can only program the machine, nothing more. Even if it has a so-called programming interface (including 3D visualization and process simulation, pre-defined milling/turning cycles, or even a small CAD/CAM system), it cannot be freely modified by the user.

By Krzysztof Pietrusewicz, Ph.D., Control Engineering Poland
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