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GF Machining Solutions (Formerly Agie Charmilles)

560 Bond Street, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069, USA

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GF Machining Solutions (Formerly Agie Charmilles)


CUT E 350 Wire EDM and FORM 20 Die-Sinking EDM feature Intelligent Power Generator.

February 2, 2017

CUT E 350 Series wire EDM and FORM 20 die-sinking EDM uses Fanuc-based control platform for increasing flexibility. Featuring touch screen human-machine interface, CUT E 350 wire EDM follows corner strategy module for automatic parameter adjustment. Delivering up to Ra 0.1 micron surface finishing and radii up to 0.0007 in., FORM 20 die-sinking EDM reduces electrode damage.

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Wire EDMs are engineered for optimal pitch and form accuracy.

May 18, 2016

Used in large production runs of complex components, AgieCharmilles CUT X Series delivers pitch accuracy up to ±1.5 µm over areas up to 460 x 320 mm and form accuracy of ±1.5 µm. CNC ensures calibration that optimizes pitch and positioning accuracy, and optimal machining conditions for micro applications are achieved via multiple features as well as precision axes, short... Read More

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Machining Systems produce high accuracy parts.

May 17, 2016

Providing precise positioning capabilities that allow it to hold very tight part tolerances, AgieCharmilles CUT 2000 X Wire EDM eliminates pitch and positioning errors that would otherwise result in scrapped parts. Shops can achieve ±1.5 µm pitch accuracy over 340 x 240 mm. Mikron MILL X 600 U Milling Machines are designed specifically for production of high accuracy parts with concave and... Read More

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Laser Texturing Machine occupies 48.4 x 87.8 in. footprint.

February 10, 2016

Employing fully digitized texturing process, 3-axis LASER P 400 and 5-axis LASER P 400U are automation ready and can texture, mark, engrave, and add functional texture to parts, molds, and dies. Dual laser head, which includes fiber nanosecond and femtosecond pulsed lasers, allows surface texturing and engraving with one setup. While LASER P 400 accommodates workpieces up to 23.6 x 15.7... Read More

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Central Communications Platform enables remote diagnostics.

January 22, 2016

Available for GF Machining Solutions milling, EDM, and laser texturing machines, rConnect offers in-depth remote machine tool analysis. First phase, Live Remote Assistance (LRA), enables remote diagnostics and inspection by GF Machining Solutions technician or manufacturer using system. Along with enabling central access to GF Machining Solutions' digital services, LRA provides machine... Read More

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Machining Center combines milling and turning.

January 12, 2016

Featuring 137 x 118 in. footprint, Mikron MILL P 800 U ST provides 31.5 in. of X-travel, 800 rpm C-axis rotation speed, and max table load of 1,763 lb. System incorporates 20,000 rpm HSK T63 spindle and is capable of 4-axis simultaneous turning. Water-cooled torque motors on A- and C-axis ensure accuracy, while speed is optimized through axes’ 0.3-second clamp time in any position. With... Read More

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High-Performance Wire EDM increases productivity with feature set.

December 11, 2015

In addition to offering intuitive operation via touchscreen HMI, CUT E 350 incorporates technologies to help increase flexibility and accelerate time to market. Onboard Intelligent Collision Protection, built-in machining strategies, and flexible job management are standard. Along with processing of single files with information about geometries, machining processes, and command programs,... Read More

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Milling Machine offers lean manufacturing in compact footprint.

December 28, 2012

Available in 3- and 5-axis versions, MIKRON HSM 200U LP is suited for machining such small and complex parts as medical implants, electrodes, and watch components. Linear motor technology in main machine axes and direct-drive motors for B and C axes promote precision and part surface finishes as fine as Ra 0.05 µm. Other features include  50,000 rpm, 11.4 hp Step-Tec spindle; Heidenhain... Read More

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Laser Texturing Machine handles oversized molds.

October 12, 2012

With mechanical design and digitized process, 5-axis LASER 4000 5Ax adds unique and various textures to oversized molds for range of components covers for automotive and other industries. Unit enables components as large as 3 x 4 m and as heavy as 18 tons to remain stationary on floor while machine's axes move around it, texturing on all part sides if required. Additionally, functionality is... Read More

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High-Performance VMC offers 3-axis milling capabilities.

October 4, 2012

Featuring 41.34 x 22.05 in. work table with 1,760 lb max payload, MIKRON HEM 800 is suited for production of medium- to large-sized parts. Respective max X and Y travels are 33.46 and 20.87 in., and Z-axis provides 23.62 in. clearance between table surface and spindle nose. Rapid traverse rate is 1,181 ipm. Features include 12.75 hp, 14,000 rpm, CAT 40 spindle that generates 31 lb-ft;... Read More

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High Speed Machining Centers support precision metalworking.

August 6, 2010

With Intelligent Tool Measurement feature, Mikron LP Precision Series provides optical tool measurement at full spindle speed. ITM records tool tip with image sensors and then uses specialized software to clean up image, resulting in ability to obtain tool measurement with absolute Z-reference in micron range. Each linear axis, as well as rotation/tilt unit, has its own cooling circuit. Quick... Read More

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Wire EDM handles .10-.30 dia wire.

June 30, 2010

Model CUT 20P wire EDM features dielectric unit with 3 vertical Grundfos pumps and integrated collision protection on X-, Y- and Z-axes that prevents breakage of sensitive parts and elements. Unit also includes 17 in. LCD console as well as HMI built on Windows XP platform to enable integration into data network via LAN. Speed technology package allows unit to provide optimal precision, time, and... Read More

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Milling Machine uses linear direct drive motor technology. .

June 21, 2010

Providing 5-axis simultaneous machining, Model HSM 400U LP achieves speeds up to 250 rpm on rotational axis and up to 150 rpm on swivel axis, with B-axis swivel range of 220°. Linear direct drive combines with central oil lubrication to minimize friction-induced wear. Available with 30,000, 42,000, or 54,000 rpm vector spindles, machine can operate unattended using optional pallet changer.... Read More

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Automated Diesinking EDM offers compact, high-speed design.

June 16, 2010

Model FO350 SP contains microprocessors that automate the process of machining openings, from roughing to finishing. It features 3-sided drop tank to ease access to work area, and DPControl that suggests electrode undersize and rationalizes number of electrodes necessary for effective machining. Traverse rate is 2.36 ips on X, Y, and Z axes and unit can handle workpieces up to 31.5 x 21.7 x 14.6... Read More

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EDM Machine targets ultra precision applications.

June 2, 2010

Accommodating workpieces up to 77 lb, CUT 1000 OilTech uses wires as small as 0.02 mm dia and surface finishing technology to achieve finishes down to Ra 0.05 µm in continuous operation. Machine uses oil as inert dielectric, eliminating effects of corrosion in workpiece due to long periods of immersion. Programmable via machine control, machine is able to work with 2 wire spools, each with... Read More

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Three Axis Machining Center offers spindle speeds to 20,000 rpm.

May 12, 2010

Featuring polymer concrete, cube-shaped base and ribbed, cast iron worktable with axially arranged T-slots, Model HPM 1200 HD provides precision cutting of materials such as alloyed steel and aluminum. Vector controlled inline motor spindle permits full torque at low speed range, while pallet changer allows repetitive machining without interruption. With 60-position tool magazine and double arm... Read More

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Wire EDM achieves surface finishes down to 0.05 µm Ra.

May 6, 2010

Designed for micro machining and ultra precision applications, CUT 1000 uses .02 mm dia wires and IPG-V eCut technology. AC Duo enables work with 2 wire spools of different wire types and automatic switching between different diameter wires. Programmable via machine control, forward feed of wires takes place automatically and is monitored by sensors. Table design separates the X and Y axes on... Read More

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Die Sinking System targets oil field applications.

January 13, 2009

AT Spirit 4 OFS is constructed with opening on work table that allows 9.54 in. tall parts to sit inside dielectric tank. Opening can be self-contained in machine or configured to go through casting and foundation for extra long tube or pipe applications. Manual-centering mode centers electrode in existing cavity, while C-axis integration enables rotation, indexing, and complex erosion. Machine... Read More

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Intuitive Interface optimizes machining center operation.

October 27, 2008

Standard on any high-speed or high-performance machining center, OSS (Operator Support System) automatically configures cutting parameters to optimize machine performance based on specific job requirements. It provides intuitive interface for entering data used to tailor machining processes. System offers 12 initial presets, with ability to save additional customized settings, in addition to... Read More

Rigid Diesinking EDM offers intuitive HMI for any operator.

April 30, 2008

Constructed with cast iron C-frame and cross-table design, FORM 20/30 is built for stiffness and can withstand temperature fluctuations of workshop environments. It has integrated tool capacity for 4-6 positions, and continuously measuring glass scales on all axes promote positioning and cutting accuracy. Solution can be integrated into data network via LAN and incorporates Advanced Power... Read More

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