2012-03-05 09:51:28 (CET)

DEFINITIONS, ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

CNC Computerized Numerical Control
CPU Central Processor Unit, a PCB board with a Processor on it.
DXF Drawing Exchange Format) is a CAD data file format developed by Autodesk
FIFO  First In First Out Buffer
GUI / UI  Graphical User Interface
Interpreter  A software function that is able to read a text file and execute the commands contained therein.
JOB  A job is the text file (G code) that will be executed by the interpreter
PWM  Pulse Width Modulation
G-Code  CNC specific language to control the movements and IO of a CNC controlled machine.
LAF  Look Ahead Feed, advanced motion algorithm that ensures minimal machining time