EDM

EDM

EDM Series Minimizes Power Consumption

Available from Methods Machine Tools, the FANUC RoboCut α-CiA series C400iA and C600iA wire EDMs are capable of machining complex, detailed graphite electrodes ranging to 6" thick with a fine finish.

EDM

Ram EDM Suitable for Small Workpieces

The ZNC EDM 250 from Knuth Machine Tools is an entry-level ram EDM with NC-controlled feed on the Z axis.

EDM

Wire EDMs Provide Versatility

Makino offers its U3 and U6 general-purpose wire EDMs designed for ease of operation and versatility.

EDM

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.

EDM

What It Takes to Do Unattended Wire EDM

The promise of running a wire EDM for long stretches without much operator attention is enticing, but many shops never manage to pull this off. Here are tips to make it happen, as offered by Mark Cicchetti, EDM technical director for Absolute Machine Tool’s Accutex EDM product line.

EDM

Attracting the Next Generation while Satisfying the Current One

Sodick’s recent Smart Technology event showcased new machines as well as screen options designed to attract the next generation.
#workforcedevelopment

EDM

Wire EDM Offers Non-Contact Shaft Design

Mitsubishi EDM’s MV1200R wire EDM features improvements over the company’s previous EDM models.

VMCs

Bow Machining II

What does a bow say about manufacturing? Quite a bit, actually. Bows from Elite feature trigger parts machined through EDM, composite laminate upper and lower limbs cut with waterjet, and a riser and other components milled out of aluminum on a vertical machining center.

Five-Axis

Events Highlight New EDMs, Micromachining Technology

Back-to-back events drew hundreds to Makino’s Auburn Hills, Michigan tech center last week for technical presentations, machine demos, networking and more.
#micromachining

EDM

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.