Many items must be properly addressed to keep a wire EDM machine in top operating order for the best productivity and reliability. Reviewing these on a regular basis ensures that the machine it being properly maintained as a proactive preventive measure.
The complicated nature of the work and the current labor issues facing the industry mean that more user-friendly EDM is critical for your shop operation.
As consumer products continue to shrink in size, die shops such as Scenic Tool and Stamping face the challenge of developing highly intricate tooling for stamping the tiny components that make up miniature merchandise. As a result, an increasing number of these shops are incorporating high-precision wire EDMs like the Cut 2000 from GF AgieCharmilles that provide automatic wire-changing capability.
uses the to easily switch wires of different sizes and materials.
An overview of the company and its organization, products, services and capabilities.
The two Mitsubishi wire EDMs increase their capabilities in manufacturing dies, thermoform molds, trim tools and production machining.
AccuteX EDM carries consumables for its own machines along with Mitsubishi, Sodick, FANUC, and other OEMs.
Its Integrated Vision Unit received the Golden Micron Award for micro technology innovation.
A review of some of the latest EDM systems now on the market.
The VZ500LH Wire EDM is ideal for extreme height applications in mold and die, aerospace and energy jobs -- one of several of the latest advanced EDM solutions from Sodick.
The FANUC Robocut c600iA from Methods Machine Tools feature the powerful FANUC 31i-WB Control, extremely reliable auto-thread and a new economy mode for energy and wire usage savings.