Complete FANUC CNC Support with Predator DNC Software

Predator DNC provides complete RS232 transfer, drip-feeding, wireless and Ethernet communication support for all FANUC CNC models simultaneously. Within Predator DNC, the performance and capabilities of each FANUC CNC model are maximized.

Predator DNC includes all FANUC RS232 and Ethernet protocols standard with the purchase of Predator DNC software. Not all FANUC CNC networking options are available for all FANUC models.

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FANUC FOCAS Protocol support

  • Send to CNC
  • Drip-feed to CNC
  • Predator Schedule support*
  • Tool restart after tool break
  • Multiple FANUC CNCs simultaneously
  • Faster than RS232 with error correction
  • Remote request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows Service

* Predator Schedule support requires Predator DNC Enterprise.

FANUC Embedded and FAST FTP Protocol Support

Predator DNC includes support for the FANUC Embedded and FAST FTP protocol. These Ethernet protocols support the following:

  • Send to CNC
  • Receive from CNC
  • Drip-feed to CNC
  • Multiple FANUC CNCs simultaneously
  • Faster than RS232 with error correction
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows Service

NOTE: FANUC FAST FTP may require the appropriate option be purchased from FANUC.

FANUC Custom Macro A & B Support

Predator DNC includes support for the FANUC Custom Macro A & B with the following main features:

  • Load and save variables
  • CNC probing
  • Data collection
  • Machine monitoring
  • Automation of robots, PLCs and other devices
  • Conditional machining
  • Part family machining
  • Multiple FANUC CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows Service

NOTE: The FANUC Custom Macro A & B option may have to be purchased from FANUC.

FANUC A & Expand A Protocol Support

Predator DNC includes support for the FANUC A & Expand A protocol via the FANUC Remote Buffer option with the following main features:

  • Send to CNC
  • Drip-feed to CNC
  • Tool restart after tool break
  • Multiple FANUC CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows Service

NOTE: The FANUC A & Expand A require the FANUC Remote Buffer option and may have to be purchased from FANUC.

FANUC Cassette Protocol Support

Predator DNC includes support for the FANUC Cassette protocol with the following main features:

  • Send to CNC
  • Receive from CNC
  • Drip-feed to CNC
  • Tool restart after tool break
  • Multiple FANUC CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows Service

FANUC Paper Tape and Punch Tape Support

Predator DNC includes support for FANUC paper tape and punch tape protocols with the following main features:

  • Send to CNC
  • Drip-feed to CNC
  • Predator Schedule support*
  • Tool restart after tool break
  • Multiple FANUC CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows Service

*Predator Schedule support requires Predator DNC Enterprise.

NOTE: The oldest FANUC CNCs require a Predator BTR board to add a RS232 port by emulating a paper/punch tape interface to the CNC machine. Customers with executive tapes or lots of legacy tapes can request a batch transfer of tapes to appropriate file formats.

FANUC CNC Support

  • FANUC 0 Series
  • FANUC 3 Series
  • FANUC 6 Series
  • FANUC 7 Series
  • FANUC 9 Series
  • FANUC 10 Series
  • FANUC 11 Series
  • FANUC 12 Series
  • FANUC 15 Series
  • FANUC 16 Series
  • FANUC 18 Series
  • FANUC 20 Series
  • FANUC 21 Series
  • FANUC 30 Series
  • FANUC 31 Series
  • FANUC 32 Series
  • FANUC 150 Series
  • FANUC 160 Series
  • FANUC 180 Series
  • FANUC 200 Series
  • FANUC 240 Series
  • FANUC 300 Series
  • FANUC 310 Series
  • FANUC 320 Series
  • FANUC 2000 Series
  • FANUC 3000 Series