US Patent No. 9,505,073

ELECTRIC DISCHARGE MACHINE


Patent No. 9,505,073
Issue Date November 29, 2016
Title Electric Discharge Machine
Inventorship Tomoaki Matsunaga, Yamanashi (JP)
Assignee FANUC CORPORATION, Yamanashi (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,505,073

1. An electric discharge machine, comprising:
a hand operation panel; wherein
the hand operation panel has a manual pulse generator including a rotating part rotatable in clockwise and counterclockwise
directions,

the manual pulse generator is configured to generate a pulse signal corresponding to a rotation angle position of the rotating
part,

the manual pulse generator is configured to switch between and output any one of a move command for changing a relative distance
between a tool electrode and a workpiece and commands for changing set values other than the move command, based on the pulse
signal from the manual pulse generator.