G-codes & Post Processors

G04 – Dwell

This command is used to Dwell (pause) the execution of the next CNC program block by the specified time.

A program dwell time can be created at any point within a program.

Syntax & Parameters

  • P Value - The P value is required with G04 and it defines the time to dwell/pause. This value is in milliseconds.

Example program

N10 G04 P2000

The above program will pause the program for 2 seconds.