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Wire EDM Machines: Articles

Mold Craft Adds to Sinker Department

The AG40L features linear motor technology which provides high feed rates and acceleration resulting in naturally even flushing.
Mold Craft added the Sodick AG40L to their shop and has found that the accuracy and precision is unbeatable.

Sodick Announces Regional Manager

Romeiser will be responsible for the sales management of Wire EDM, Sinker EDM, Small Hole EDM, High Speed Milling Machines and Electrode Machining Centers the Northeast and the North-Midwest regions of the United States. 
Sodick has brought on board a new regional manager, Todd Romeiser. 

Sodick Showcases Wire EDM Linear Motor Drive Technology

Visitors to the Smart Technology Event hosted by Sodick got to inspect and learn about a wide range of machine tools, including a new range of rigid linear motor driven Wire EDM machines.
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.

GF AgieCharmilles Unveils Streamlined New Website

Improvements include a streamlined layout, with easy-to-use navigation that organizes machines by both type and attributes such as speed, precision and cost effectiveness. (Click on photo to enlarge it)
GFAC debuted a completely new U.S. website that offers increased user-friendliness and reflects the visual identity of parent company Georg Fischer.

Mazak Certifies Kennametal as Newest VIP Partner

Mazak Corporation recently announced that Kennametal, a leading provider of custom and standard wear-resistant solutions, is the newest member of the Mazak Value Inspired Partner (VIP) program.(Click on photo to enlarge it)
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.


Wire EDM Machines: Products

High-End Wire EDM for Faster Speed, Improved Accuracy, Maintenance Savings

The AL56SA wire EDM features AccuteX’s award-winning AWT automatic wire threader that provides effective threading at the break point.
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.

HMI Provides Common Language for Wire EDMs

The backward compatibility function of the AC CUT HMI allows shops to work backwards and run older part programs generated for existing GF Machining Solutions EDMs on newer and even future machine models. Instead of older programs having to be rewritten for use on today’s machines, the new HMI includes a converter that automatically updates these programs to increase workflow-scheduling versatility.
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.

Next Generation Linear Motor Driven Wire EDM Machines

The SL400G Wire EDM has an X, Y, Z travel of 15.75 in x 11.81 in x 9.84 in (400 x 300 x 250 mm).
The SL400G and the SL600G from Sodick feature the same linear motor driven technology and come with a 10-year positioning accuracy guarantee.