Reduces machine downtime for program transfer
NCnet, DNC software transfers programs between a PC and multiple CNC machines through RS232 ports of the PC and machines. Connection can be through wired or wireless network, through direct wire connections or through Ethernet LAN. See the Fact sheet for various connection options.
DNC software for 2-way CNC program transfer
Eliminate machine downtime for program entry
Call programs from machine
Prevent mixing of proven and trial programs
No part rejections due to outdated programs
Restrict physical access to PC with programs
Do die milling with drip feed
NCnet DNC software for up to 256 machines, with advanced features like drip feed machining and remote program calling from machines.
NCnet Lite DNC software is great for basic program transfer to 1 machine. See the table below for the difference between NCnet and NCnet Lite.
NCnet / NCnet Lite Comparison
Number of machines supported
Separate folders for sent and received programs
Drip feed machining
Auto restart from interruption in drip feed
Remote calling of programs without going to PC
Remote sending of programs without going to PC
Auto rename+save of program versions
DNC report – report of program transfers
How to DNC without tears
This sheet has sources for hardware that you will need for the DNC connection. Note that this hardware is not made by us, and is just what is available for online purchase. See the NCnet fact sheet for methods of connecting your machines and PC, and decide what hardware you need. Examples: Cables, gender changers, RS232 tester, optical isolator, etc
DNC Parameters Database
We have a large data bank of connection details for various controllers, with details of cable connections, parameters to be set on the CNC, and settings in NCnet. The data helps you save time in getting your DNC going, reduces the time from days to hours. Why waste many days of your and your machine's time trying to figure out the right cable connection and the settings in the software, on the machine ? DNC data is available for 110 CNC controllers. For each controller there are: Cable connection diagram, parameter settings on the controller, settings in NCnet / NCnet Lite free DNC,PDF file with the details, XML to automatically set required parameters. Here's the List of controllers for which DNC data is available.
DNC Online Tech Support Coupon
We've done thousands of DNC connections over the past 30 years, and there's very little we don't know about DNC. Why waste many days of your and your machine's time trying to figure out how to DNC. We offer online tech support for DNC.