Setting a XY datum

What does this mean?

We have already set our XY datum in the job file when we made it previously in CAD. Now we need to set an XY datum in SmartBench. This gives SmartBench a reference point to work from. 


For more theory about datums click here.

How do I set the SmartBench XY datum using the tool as a pointer?

To set a datum using the tool as your reference point, using the arrows to move the tool to your selected point.



You may need to lower the tool using the Z axis controls



Once you have moved your tool to the correct place, you can then press SET


For further details on how to set an XY datum on Smartbench, click here.


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