Agie Presents Tech Demos, Seminars
GF AgieCharmilles treated attendees to technology demonstrations on its latest equipment as well as technical education seminars and training sessions at Technology Days 2011, a two-day event in late June.
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GF AgieCharmilles treated attendees to technology demonstrations on its latest equipment as well as technical education seminars and training sessions at Technology Days 2011, a two-day event in late June. Hosted at the company’s North American headquarters in Lincolnshire, Illinois, the event covered a wide range of topics related to the company’s core specialties: milling, EDM and laser technology.
A strong presence from prominent suppliers of cutting tools, software and other peripherals rounded out the event. Seminars and presentations were conducted not only by GF AgieCharmilles personnel, but also representatives from EOS, Esprit, CAMplete, Fraisa, Mastercam, Open Mind, OptiSolutions, Rego-Fix and System 3R. Topics included in-process inspection for five-axis machining, Cool Core spindle technology, laser innovations and surface texturing and the use of synthetic dielectric fluids and lubricants to improve cutting performance and surface finish.
Technical demonstrations conducted on a range of machines showcased applications specific to the aerospace, mold and die, medical and e-manufacturing industries. Machines featured at the event included:
- CUT 30P Wire EDM
- CUT 300 Wire EDM
- CUT 2000 AWC Wire EDM
- Progress Focus 3 Wire EDM
- Drill 20 High-Speed Hole Drilling EDM
- FO 550 SP Diesinking EDM
- FO 350 MS Diesinking EDM
- FM 400 Diesinking EDM
- HSM 500 High-Speed Machining Center
- HSM 400 U LP 5-Axis High-Speed Machining Center
- Laser 1000 5Ax Laser Ablation Center
- EOSINT M 280
- FW 2U
- FORM 20 Diesinking EDM