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Manual Guide i

FANUC MANUAL GUIDE i a user-friendly conversational programming platform that makes it easy to perform create part programs right on the shop floor without needing to know G-code. The innovative programming enables development from a drawing to a production part in a very short time.


User-friendly Shop Floor Programming

Thanks to MANUAL GUIDE i, FANUC CNCs can be programmed very easily and quickly, for CNC turning, milling and compound machining. Self-explanatory menus and graphic simulations guide the user through the programming, producing highly efficient results even for complex machining processes.

MANUAL GUIDE i software is based on the ISO code format and has an ergonomic CNC user interface for programming cycles. It uses a graphical user interface with user-friendly icons which allow you to interactively create part programs in just a few steps. All of the relevant information is displayed on one CNC screen. Having to constantly change between screens is thus avoided as is the risk of getting lost in the numerous pop-up screens.

Manual Guide i Features

  • Operator-friendly programming environment
  • Advanced Cycle Machining (Turning and Milling)
  • Powerful profile calculation
  • Seamless environment switching
  • Tool management function
  • Set-up guidance
  • Residual cutting
  • Background machining simulation

Manual Guide i Videos

These How-To Videos Will Help Enhance Your MANUAL GUIDE i Experience


MANUAL GUIDE i - Inserting a Start Tool Fixed Form Sentence


Quick Tips - Facing, Rough Turning and Finish Turning


Manual Guide i Program Overview


MANUAL GUIDE i - Inserting a Start Program Fixed Form Sentence


Quick Tips - Threading Cycles in Manual Guide i


MANUAL GUIDE i - Creating a Program


MANUAL GUIDE i - Defining a Cylinder Material Blank


Quick Tips - Importing Fixed Forms to Manual Guide i


Thread Repair Cycles in Manual Guide i


MANUAL GUIDE i - Defining a Cylinder Material Blank


3D Solid Model Animation for Part Program Verification