The G88 cycle is intended for boring. This cycle uses a P word, where P specifies the number of seconds to dwell. Program
G88 X… Y… Z… A… B… C… R… L… P…
0. Preliminary motion, as described above.
1. Move the Z-axis only at the current feed rate to the Z position.
2. Dwell for the P number of seconds.
3. Stop the spindle turning.
4. Stop the program so the operator can retract the spindle manually.
5. Restart the spindle in the direction it was going.