EDM

Turn/Mill

Industry News of Note: April 2019

EDM maker starts a new chapter in Ohio, Tornos to host a grand opening in Chicago and other industry news. 

NEWS

Ed Beaumont Resumes Leadership of Beaumont Machine, Relocates to Ohio

The supplier of fast-hole EDMs has relocated the company and entered new end markets. 

EDM

Sodick's 10-Foot Wide Sinker EDM Applies Linear Axes for High Precision

Sodick introduces the AG200L, its largest sinker EDM at nearly 10 feet wide with a work tank 15-percent larger than the AQ20L.

EDM

AccuteX Wire EDMs Offer Either Ballscrew or Linear Axis Models

  AccuteX’s GE-SAi and GE-SAiL CNC wire EDM machines, available from Absolute Machine Tools, feature ergonomic enhancements and a choice of either traditional ballscrew (SAi) or AccuteX linear motion (SAiL) axis drive systems.

EDM

Methods' FANUC Robocut EDM Features Improved Wire Threading

The FANUC Robocut C800iB-20 wire EDM from Methods Machine Tools offers new features for increased accuracy, efficiency, and throughput. 

EDM

EDM from MC Machinery Handles Larger Parts

MC Machinery’s MV2400-ST, an electrical discharge machine, is specifically designed for larger-part production, capable of performing submerged cutting up to 16.5" deep.

EDM

Kaast's W-EDM S Boosts Productivity without Sacrificing Accuracy

Manufactured in Taiwan and distributed throughout the United States, the W-EDM S series of CNC EDMs from Kaast delivers surface quality combined with technologies to help keep production effective as well as efficient.

CAD/CAM

CAM Simulation Gets Toolmaker up to Speed with B-Axis EDM

Software simulation helped this machine shop learn how to program its new advanced, high-tolerance wire EDM. The software also helped the shop turn job quotes around quickly.
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EDM

EDM Features Touchscreen Control

Eastec 2019: MC Machinery Systems’ MV1200-R advance features the M800 control, the latest addition to the MV Series.

EDM

Wire EDM Improves Operational Economy

Eastec 2019: Makino’s U6 H.E.A.T. (High Efficiency Advanced Technology) Extreme wire EDM features Athena voice command control capability and 0.016" diameter wire technology.