Wire EDM Offers Extended Z-Axis Travel
The ALN600GH wire EDM extends Sodick’s Premium ALN series, adding increased Z-axis capacity of nearly 20"
The ALN600GH wire EDM extends Sodick’s Premium ALN series, adding increased Z-axis capacity of nearly 20" for total X-, Y- and Z-axis travels of 23.6", 15.75" and 19.69", respectively.
The ALN600GH features an automatic drop tank for simplified part setup, as well as Sodick’s latest SmartPulse Wire (SPW) control. Onboard Intelligent Qvic programming software is included for programming from solid models or DXF files. All Sodick wire and sinker EDMs feature its Rigid Linear Motor said to provide non-contact axis movement free from friction, wear and backlash. Sodick machines come with a 10-year positioning accuracy guarantee.
Additives, machine settings, workpiece materials and current technology are factors in avoiding common problems with unwanted rust and surface defects.
Cutting metal with an energized strand of wire is still one of the most dynamic frontiers in metalworking, and this shop goes to extremes to keep up with the latest advances. It has even developed some of its own.
Hummingbird takes on machining work that is too small for most shops to handle. In fact, Hummingbird tries not to handle it either. To accurately machine the tiniest parts, this shop relies on processes that are as hands-off as possible.