RIGID LINEAR MOTOR DRIVEN TECHNOLOGY
Sodick, Inc. (Schaumburg, IL) will be showcasing the latest innovative EDM and HSM technology in Booth E-5102. New models and features will be presented, including cost friendly Wire and Sinker machines offering extreme work piece capacity and rigid linear motor technology, a booth highlight, standard on all displayed machines, ensuring the highest in industry machining performance and precision.
The Sinker EDM range will be represented by the AG Series displaying rigid linear motor powered high speed ‘no flush’ machining realizing superior part finish and precision and the popular AD Series which will include an addition of a market winning model to the range. An automated machining cell concept combining a TT1-400A (electrode machining center) and AG40L Sinker EDM Machine with an Erowa Robot Compact presents booth visitors with ‘live’ machining of a mold insert, integrating electrode production, EDM machining and high-precision high-speed milling in one cell.
Overview and demonstrations of the SL400G and SL600G Wire EDM Machines.
For the more demanding user, the rigid linear motor driven 40,000 rpm HS650L bridge style high speed milling machine will demonstrate the ultimate in precision and surface finish capabilities. Sodick Hightech, the fast growing consumable division of Sodick, will present their quality but always competitive products for the discerning EDM user. Come learn why Hightech should be your EDM consumables supplier of choice.
Sodick, established in 1976, has sold over 60,000 EDMs worldwide and has had over 35,000 linear motor EDM deliveries. Sodick machines are used for the production of dies and molds as well as other various applications that cannot be produced by standard machining methods. The company has four ISO certified manufacturing facilities with over 3,100 employees worldwide and technical centers located in Illinois, New Jersey and California. Sodick offers the industry’s first 10-year Positioning Accuracy Guarantee on all of its linear motor driven EDMs. www.sodick.com
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