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.
Sodick has brought on board a new regional manager, Todd Romeiser.
The Smart Technology Event conducted live demonstrations of a new range of rigid linear motor driven Wire EDM machines and other high speed machine tools that offer small to mid-size shops a competitive advantage through improved part accuracy, repeatability, speed and acceleration.
GFAC debuted a completely new U.S. website that offers increased user-friendliness and reflects the visual identity of parent company Georg Fischer.
Kennametal will collaborate with the firm on R&D and integration efforts to create more innovative products and turnkey processes for the U.S. manufacturing market.
Here is proven, reliable, high-accuracy technology for those in the tool and die industry, especially shops that specialize in one-off or specialty components and need everything from CNC wire EDM equipment to die sinking machines.
The linear shaft technology used by the AccuteX AL56SA Wire EDM from Absolute Machine Tools offers no backlash or lost motion, no guideway friction, no heat transfer, and fast servo and spark control when matched with the AccuteX 64-bit Windows CE control.
The AC CUT HMI (human machine interface) from GF Machining Solutions gives enables shops to freely run any job on any one of their EDM machines – no matter when the part programs were first produced.