According to GF Machining, like its other wire EDMs in the CUT P Pro Series, the new EDM features a new Uniqua human/machine interface (HMI), features Intelligent Power Generator (IPG) technology, and features advanced QUADREX® machine design. Also, the 550 Pro offers several automation options for lights-out production.
The Uniqua HMI delivers functionality and ergonomics in a 19″ vertical touchscreen, with full keyboard and mouse. Uniqua supports legacy file types from various EDM manufacturers and can create, import, modify and execute sequential (ISO-based) and object-oriented (dynamic) programs from previous versions of VISION and AC CUT HMI 2.
With IPG technology, the CUT P 550 Pro generates surface finishes as smooth as Ra 0.08 µm and heightens accuracy using integrated thermal regulation that allows the machine to achieve positioning precision of ±2 µm.
The QUADRAX® mechanical system enables the new EDM’s table, work tank, and dielectric liquid to remain stationary, as well as the workpiece, which allows the machine to accommodate heavier parts. Independent U/V and X/Y axes with equal length (X = U travel; Y = V travel), constant, lower mass and independent movement produce large, precise tapered cuts.
Wires are available with diameters from 0.003″ to 0.013″ (0.07 mm to 0.33 mm).
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