The AQ400L wire EDM from Sodick features X-, Y- and Z-axis travel of 15.75” x 11.81” x 9.84” and ceramic components that increase machine rigidity. According to the company, the machine features a 10-year positioning accuracy guarantee on its linear motor drives. In addition, the wire EDM features the FJ (fixed-jet) AWT, which is said to feature a reliable threading rate for both submerged and non-submerged threading. A tension servo function controls and stabilizes the wire tension during machining to increase accuracy.
Editor PickWire EDM Delivers Surface Finishes to 0.1 Micron Ra
ONA’s AV wire EDM is equipped with a generator that can deliver surface finishes to the order of 0.1 micron Ra.