Beaumont Machine’s six-axis FH30 EDM features 30" × 16" × 22" of X-, Y- and Z-axis travel; spindle speeds ranging to 3,000 rpm; and rapid speeds ranging to 300 ipm. The machine can accommodate a maximum workpiece weight of 800 lbs. Other features include a tilt rotary table, a pneumatic toolholder and pneumatic stabilizers. The machine is equipped with GE Fanuc 16Oi-MB control pendant, GE Fanuc “Handyman” remote pendant and GE Fanuc robotic tool changer.
The company’s multi-axis fast hole machinery is suited for the manufacture of aerospace and land-based power generation components. According to the company, the unique architecture of the machines makes them well-suited for the semiconductor industry.
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Among other benefits, these two shops have saved significant production time by using wire EDM for part-cutoff operations previously conducted on bandsaws.