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.
Brooks Associates, Welsh Machinery Sales and Syracuse Supply will be showcasing advanced Wire and Sinker EDM equipment.
This deal expands their distribution and service network in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.
The two Mitsubishi wire EDMs increase their capabilities in manufacturing dies, thermoform molds, trim tools and production machining.
GF Machining Solutions will display their new AgieCharmilles CUT 2000 X advanced wire EDM, full 5-axis additions within the Mikron MILL S and X product line, advanced automation systems, additive manufacturing, System 3R automated laser texturing, and die sinking and wire EDM machine technologies that target the aerospace, medical and die/mold industries.
The dual-head configuration of the EDNC21 from Makino enables shops to process multiple fine details in a part at the same time, reducing total processing time at the same level of accuracy and surface finish as sinker EDMs one-tenth its size.
The VL600Q Wire EDM from Sodick utilizes the first SuperJet Automatic Wire Threader with an integrated “Pop-Up” search function that is not only ideal for unattended machining, but also improves the success of multi-hole threading and the threading of curved surfaces.