Predator DNC™ for Okuma CNCs

Predator DNC with Okuma CNC

Complete Okuma CNC support with Predator DNC Software

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

Okuma THINC Ethernet support

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

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

Okuma FTP Protocol support

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

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

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

Okuma User Task 2 support

Predator DNC includes support for the Okuma User Task 2 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 Okuma CNCs simultaneously
  • Remote Request and bar code triggers
  • Optional background operation as a true Windows service

NOTE: The Okuma User Task 2 option may have to be purchased from Okuma.

Okuma DNC-A Protocol support

Predator DNC includes support for the Okuma A protocol with the following main features:

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

NOTE: Predator Schedule support requires Predator DNC Enterprise.

Okuma DNC-B Protocol support

Predator DNC includes support for the Okuma B protocol with the following main features:

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

NOTE: Okuma B requires the Okuma DNC B board which must be purchased from Okuma.

Okuma Paper Tape and Punch Tape support

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

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

NOTE: The oldest Okuma 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. Predator Schedule support requires Predator DNC Enterprise.