Electro Discharge Machines (EDM)

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Rearick / JIT Tooling, Inc. Announces Facility Upgrades

April 7, 2016

Apollo, PA – Locally owned and operated Rearick / JIT Tooling, Inc.  announced upgrades and new equipment that will be added to its already wide range of machining and tooling services.  Coming off the heels of a strong 2015 Rearick chose to invest in improving it’s facility’s infrastructure.  The addition of a IPG 4x4 2000 watt Fiber Laser will improve speed and precision as well as... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Brings High Productivity to MMTS 2016

April 4, 2016

Booth will spotlight high-speed milling, high-performance EDM and flexible automation LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., – Productivity-enhancing technology will dominate GF Machining Solutions’ presence in the Elliott-Matsuura booths at the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show in Montreal, Canada, May 16-18 at the Place Bonaventure. In booths 633, 647, 833 and 847, the company will highlight its... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Engineering Specialties, Inc. Adds Swiss-Made Wire EDM Machine to Connecticut Facility

March 1, 2016

North Branford, CT — Engineering Specialties, Inc. (ESI) is excited to announce the addition of a new high-speed wire EDM cutting machine to its line of innovative equipment. The introduction of the AgieCharmilles CUT 300 mS, the most versatile wire EDM machine on the market, will exponentially expand upon ESI’s precision machining capabilities and services. Specializing in high speed... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Calix Ceramic Solutions' Sintered SiC has been Machined through both Wire EDM and Die Sinking EDM Processing

February 17, 2016

The material's high density and uniform low electrical resistivity allow it to be a successful EDM material. See photo which demonstrates material has been machined through both Wire EDM and Die Sinking EDM processing. Calix Ceramic Solutions Applications Engineers will work hand in hand with your engineering team to find the correct material solution for your application.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Dual-Head Sinker EDM reduces tool build time for large molds.

February 2, 2016

Offering 122.0 x 70.9 x 39.4 in. work envelope and respective X, Y, and Z axis travels of 78.7, 59.1, and 23.6 in., EDNC21 handles payloads to 22,047 lb and electrode weights up to 662 lb (per head). Dual-head configuration enables concurrent processing of multiple fine details. Each gantry-style head, independently controlled/programmed via Hyper-i system, travels up to 78.7 in. Other features include SuperSpark IV and HyperCut technologies and HS-Rib high-speed Z-Axis configuration option. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Showcases New EDM Series Among Medical Machining Advancements at MD&M West 2016

December 30, 2015

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – GF Machining Solutions will demonstrate the high performance and high productivity of its new AgieCharmilles CUT E (efficiency) 350 as part of the CUT E Series of wire EDMs at MDM 2016 on February 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim California. Along with the new series, the company will spotlight other advanced high-precision machining systems such as the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sinker EDM Machines balance power, speed, and precision.

December 22, 2015

Equipped with Hyper and SuperSpark IV technologies, models EDNC10, EDNC15, and EDNC20 offer X/Y/Z travels from 39.4 x 23.6 x 19.7 in. to 78.7 x 27.6 x 23.6 in. and max work tank loads from 59.1 x 43.3 x 19.7 in. to 110.2 x 63.0 x 41.3 in. Max work loads are 6,614 lb (EDNC10) and 22,047 lb (EDNC15, EDNC20), and all machines feature 60 A (80 A peak) power supplies as standard. While EDNC10 and EDNC15 have full 3-sided programmable drop tanks, EDNC20 has programmable rise and fall front door. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

GF Machining Solutions to Propel Businesses Forward at AeroDef 2016

December 21, 2015

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – At the AeroDef Manufacturing Conference and Exhibition, taking place Feb. 8-10 at the Long Beach Convention Center in California, GF Machining Solutions will have applications experts available to discuss new technologies and techniques for productively machining precision aircraft parts from modern materials. Attendees to booth 313 will find GF Machining Solutions has... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

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, features include automated measurement cycles, IPG, and POWER-EXPERT and Corner Strategy modules. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire EDM delivers high precision in large workpieces.

November 18, 2015

Accommodating max workpiece size of 2,000 x 1,600 x 500 mm, Model U1310 offers X-, Y-, Z-axis travels of 1,310 x 1,010 x 520 mm and is available with optional full stroke 620 mm Z-axis. Machine features HEAT High-Energy Applied Technology, programmable 3-sided drop tank system for accessibility, fixed table for optimized accuracy, and intuitive Hyper-i control. Capable of operating wire sizes of 0.200, 0.250, and 0.300 mm diameter, machine provides shape accuracies within ±3 µm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sinker EDMs handle large workpieces.

November 10, 2015

Equipped with Hyper-i control that uses pinch, swipe, and spread touch functions, Models EDNC6 and EDNC8 provide precise, high-speed cutting with optimized surface finish and minimized electrode wear. Machines offer X, Y, Z strokes of 25.6 x 17.7 x 13.8 in. and 31.5 x 19.7 x 15.7 in., respectively. Both feature 3-sided programmable drop tanks that provide ergonomic access. High-mass castings ensure mechanical and thermal stability, while stationary table provides accurate positioning. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

EDM Machines feature unified control system.

October 14, 2015

Available on wire EDM, sinker EDM, and EDM hole drilling machines, Hyper-i Control features standardized design that enables operators to learn, adapt, and alternate between different machine platforms. Control utilizes interface technologies used by smart phones and tablets, including pinch, swipe, and spread gestures. Cutting cycle times in EDM processes, HyperCut technology achieves fine surface finishes of 16 µinRa with just 3-pass machining (1 rough, 2 skim cuts) using standard brass wire. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire EDM Machine maximizes efficiency via integrated technology.

September 17, 2015

Along with maximized XY-travel, VL600Q features surface finish circuit and Super-Jet Automatic Wire Threader. Machine utilizes M4-Link motion control technology, which can make >500 adjustments per second to maximize machining efficiency, as well as Rigid Linear Motor technology and custom ceramics. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

GF Machining Solutions to Spotlight Efficient, Cost-Effective Parts Production at SOUTH-TEC 2015

August 24, 2015

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – At SOUTH-TEC 2015 in booth 1617, GF Machining Solutions will showcase efficient, cost-effective EDM and milling solutions from its comprehensive machine tool portfolio. Applications experts will be available to discuss how the CUT 200 Sp, FORM 20 iRTC and HEM 500U can boost precision and productivity in a variety of part processing operations, from dental implants to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions to Focus on Productivity, Precision and Profitability at EMO 2015

August 19, 2015

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – GF Machining Solutions will feature a broad range of manufacturing technologies in its customer-centric EMO 2015 booth, located at C06 in hall 9. The company will showcase world premieres of several new products and services at the show, which takes place October 5-10 in Milan, Italy. Among the technologies that GF Machining Solutions will debut at EMO include the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

MC Machinery Systems to Host Open House at Its West Coast Technology Center

August 10, 2015

Wood Dale, IL – MC Machinery Systems will partner with local distributor North South Machinery to host an open house in Cypress, CA on September 9-10. The event will take place at MC Machinery’s West Coast Technology Center at 11170 Valley View St. from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. There will be several product experts on hand as well live machine demonstrations highlighted by Mitsubishi’s... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

FCAW-G Electrode is designed for shipbuilding.

August 4, 2015

With minimal spatter and fume generation rates, UltraCore® HD Marine gas-shielded, flux-cored wire electrode enables flat bead shape when welding at high deposition rates in all positions. Consumable meets such shipbuilding standards as ABS, DNV, LR, and BV and comes in 15 lb spool package that facilitates handling and fosters mobility. Along with deposition rates up to 12 lb/hr out-of-position, features include arc stability with 100% CO2 shielding gas. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hybrid Wire optimizes EDM machining quality and cleanliness.

June 11, 2015

Available in both hard and soft versions, ZT Hybrid Wire features baked-on external zinc layer. Coating forms microscopic, precision pockets on wire's surface that allow more water to integrate into cutting process. Extra water allows for maximum spark energy for fast, accurate cutting as well as fine finishes. Added texture also gets water closer to brass core allowing for efficient off-time cooling, minimizing risk of electrode breakage. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Arthur Machinery-Florida and AccuteX EDM Machines

June 1, 2015

Tampa, Florida – Arthur Machinery-Florida makes AccuteX EDM machines a serious contender to the industry's most well-known brands. All AccuteX EDM machines come standard with the industry's best and most reliable Automatic Wire Threader.  AccuteX's patented annealing wire threader is proven every day by the best sources, existing customers. One gun manufacturer performs over... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

GF Machining Solutions to Spotlight Latest Technologies, Host Manufacturing Workshops at June Event

April 30, 2015

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.  – GF Machining Solutions is planning a special, three-day technology and education event called Solutions Days at its Competence Center in Lincolnshire, Illinois. During the event, scheduled for June 17-19, the company will feature advanced part-processing demonstrations and run a series of manufacturing-based workshops. According to Gisbert Ledvon, director of business... Read More