Predator DNC™ for Mazaks

Predator DNC with Mazak CNC

Complete Mazak CNC support with Predator DNC Software

Predator DNC provides complete RS232 transfer, dripfeeding, wireless and Ethernet communication support for all Mazak CNC models simultaneously. Predator DNC maximizes the performance and capabilities of each Mazak CNC model. Predator DNC includes all Mazak RS232 and Ethernet protocols standard with the purchase of Predator DNC software. Not all Mazak CNC networking options are available for all Mazak models.

Mazak Ethernet support

Predator DNC includes support for Mazak's Ethernet interface via Windows with the following main features:

  • Send to CNC
  • Dripfeed to CNC
  • Tool restart after tool break
  • Multiple Mazak CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote Request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows service

Mazak FTP Protocol support

Predator DNC includes support for the Mazak FTP protocol. This Ethernet protocol supports the following:

  • Send to CNC
  • Receive from CNC
  • Dripfeed to CNC
  • Multiple Mazak CNCs simultaneously
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows service

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

Mazak Custom Macro support

Predator DNC includes Mazak Custom Macro support 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 Mazak CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote Request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows service

NOTE: The Mazak Custom Macro option may have to be purchased from Mazak.

Mazak Mazatrol Protocol support

Predator DNC includes support for the Mazak Mazatrol protocol with the following main features:

  • Send to CNC
  • Receive from CNC
  • Predator Schedule support
  • Mazak directory support
  • Multiple Mazak CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote Request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows service

NOTE: Predator Schedule support requires Predator DNC Enterprise. Customers with lots of legacy Mazatrol files can request a batch transfer of files to appropriate Predator DNC file formats.

Mazak EIA support

Predator DNC includes support for Mazak EIA protocols with the following main features:

  • Send to CNC
  • Dripfeed to CNC
  • Predator Schedule support
  • Tool restart after tool break
  • Multiple Mazak CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote Request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows service

NOTE: Predator Schedule support requires Predator DNC Enterprise.