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GF Machining Solutions



Phone: 847-913-5300
Toll-Free: 800-282-1336
Fax: 847-913-5340

Please visit: GF Machining Solutions

Mailing Address:
560 Bond St.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069 US


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AgieCharmilles EDM Machines
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A Special Message from GF Machining Solutions

Achieve more...

To be competitive in today's marketplace, you need a technology partner that can help you achieve more. At GF AgieCharmilles, we offer the world's most advanced EDM systems, high-speed milling machines and laser texturing solutions all backed by a world-class service and support program, enabling you to achieve more speed, more precision, more versatility, more efficiency and ultimately more success.  

 

Company Profile


GF AgieCharmilles is the world's leading provider of machines, automation solutions and services to the tool and moldmaking industry and to manufacturers of precision components. 

The company's products include wire and die-sinking EDM systems, 3- and 5-axis milling machines and laser texturing technology, all of which deliver unbeatable speed, efficiency, precision and reliability. Furthermore, the company's technical know-how and considerable understanding of future market requirements drives its pioneering work in the continuous development of new technologies, products and services for helping its customers gain the competitive advantage.  

Furthermore, GF AgieCharmilles’ UPTIME+ Service and Support Program further leverages the competitive advantages of its advanced product portfolio through applications expertise, comprehensive training, technical assistance, preventive maintenance, world-class warranty coverage as well as parts and consumables.

Originating in Switzerland in 1861, GF AgieCharmilles is part of the Swiss Georg Fischer Group, which has 50 locations worldwide. While Lincolnshire, Illinois is home to the company’s U.S. headquarters, manufacturers can benefit from four application centers located nationwide in Lincolnshire, Illinois; Holliston, Massachusetts; Yorba Linda, California; and Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Product Categories of GF Machining Solutions

  • EDM Tooling
  • EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
  • EDM, Small Hole
  • EDM, Wire Type
  • Electrode Materials, EDM Wire, & Supplies
  • Laser Marking Systems
  • Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
  • Milling Machines, Universal
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis


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Product Announcements Provided By GF Machining Solutions

GF AgieCharmilles Introduces Market's Largest Laser-Texturing Machine

GF AgieCharmilles Celebrates 60 Years of EDM Innovation

GF AgieCharmilles' HEM 800 Combines Advanced Technology and Production Value

GF AgieCharmilles Launches Interactive Magazine

New FORM 20 and FORM 30 Spotlight New AC FORM HMI Control

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March 2014 Product Spotlight: Machining Centers
This slideshow features the machining centers we cover in the Modern Equipment Review Spotlight section in our March issue.

Introducing GF Machining Solutions
Georg Fischer AG, the global industrial firm based in Switzerland, has a new name for the division that supplies well-known brands of electrical discharge machines, high speed milling, automation/tooling, spindles and more.

GF AgieCharmilles to Become GF Machining Solutions
The company is making the change to emphasize the range of products and services it provides.

Five-Axis Milling Machine for Aerospace, Defense
The Mikron HEM 500U high-efficiency milling machine from GF AgieCharmilles offers high-performance five-axis capabilities designed for efficient, accurate cutting of aluminum, alloys and steel.

A Smooth Transition to Five-Axis Machining
A mold manufacturer that specializes in precision, thin-walled container molds chose an integrated approach to establishing an effective five-axis “3 + 2” machining process.

Diesinking EDMs Feature New HMI
GF AgieCharmilles’ Form 20 and Form 30 sinker EDMs are equipped with the company’s AC Form human machine interface (HMI) said to shorten the learning curve for beginner EDM operators.

(Un)Stoppable Automation for the Mold Shop

Five-Axis Milling Machine for High Speed Operations
GF AgieCharmilles will highlight its five-axis HEM 500U featuring an optional Mikron handling system and Heidenhain control.

Milling Machines for Blisk Production
The Mikron HPM 800U milling machine from GF AgieCharmilles features a sturdy, compact design and a large work envelope, making it well-suited for aerospace applications such as blisk production.

GF AgieCharmilles Offers Uptime+ Program
The program provides comprehensive service and support.

GF AgieCharmilles to Host 60th Anniversary Open House
The company is celebrating 60 years of EDM development.

Die-Sinker EDM Increases Precision
Designed for micromachining, the Form 200 mS die-sinking EDM from GF AgieCharmilles is well-suited for applications such as molds for integrated circuits, cavities for light-emitting diodes and detailed connector forms.

High-Speed Milling of Small, Complex Parts
GF AgieCharmilles' Mikron HSM 200U LP (linear performance) milling machine is said to increase speed, efficiency, precision.

Sixty Years in Perspective
This supplier has grown and changed along with the technology it provides.

Five-Axis Machine for Continuous Milling
GF AgieCharmilles’ five-axis HEM 500U features a dynamic 12,000-rpm spindle and 30-tool magazine providing a chip-to-chip time of 2 sec.

Sixty Years of EDM
GF AgieCharmilles has been involved in EDM technology for some 60 years now. Its recent International Technology Show in Losone, Switzerland was a good place to sense the history and current status of this technology.

GF AgieCharmilles ITS
Guests from around the world gathered at GF AgieCharmilles’ main building in Losone, Switzerland, for the company’s International Technology Show, March 19-23, 2013. More than 700 users attended the event.

Five-Axis Machine for Aerospace, Defense
The high-efficiency Mikron HEM 500U from GF AgieCharmilles provides five-axis capabilities for accurate and reliable parts production.

GF AgieCharmilles Opens Training Academy
The facility will serve existing employees.

High Speed Milling Machine for Small, Complex Parts
The Mikron HSM 200U LP milling machine from GF AgieCharmilles is available in three- and five-axis versions.