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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, 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

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, 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

Wire EDM Machines guarantee 10-year positioning accuracy.

April 21, 2015

Driven by linear motor, SLN-G Series includes Smart Pulse Wire control with smart Pulse Generator as well as technologies that optimize cutting speed and precision. Models SLN400G and SLN600G provide X, Y, Z travels of 15.75 x 11.81 x 9.84 in. and 23.62 x 15.75 x 13.78 in., respectively. Machines include user-friendly control that can operate in classic mode, or can be switched to tablet mode for optimal operator comfort. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Sodick to Feature Three Machines at Eastec

March 31, 2015

Sodick Inc., will be featuring its latest innovative technology in Brooks Associates Booth #1206 at Eastec 2015, including the AG60L Sinker EDM, SL400Q Wire EDM and TT1-400A Electrode Machining Center. The AG60L Sinker EDM features high speed and high acceleration rigid linear motor drives, enabling an even and natural flushing condition that leads to perfect part accuracy. The AG60L can... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

GF Machining Solutions to Feature Compact, High-Performance Technology at EASTEC 2015

February 23, 2015

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – GF Machining Solutions will display several flexible, compact and high-performance automation solutions and a wire electrical discharge machine (EDM) designed specifically for aerospace work in booth 1236 at EASTEC 2015 in West Springfield, Mass., May 12- 14. Products highlighted will include the new Mikron HEM 500U high-efficiency milling machine, CUT 200 Sp wire EDM,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Makino to Highlight High-Performance Technologies for the Plastic Injection Mold Manufacturing Market at NPE2015

February 11, 2015

Engineers to discuss next-generation machining and wire EDM processes Mason, Ohio – Makino plans to share its latest solutions for plastics processing March 23-27 at NPE2015 in Orlando, Fla. Booth S8125 is slated to showcase solutions for a variety of industries, including medical, automotive and aerospace molds. “The global automotive, medical and packaging markets are growing... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions to Demo Cost-Effective Milling, EDM Technology at TECMA

December 29, 2014

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – At TECMA 2015, taking place March 3 – 6 in Mexico City, GF Machining Solutions will showcase several of its top Swiss technologies with the best price performance ratio. Visitors to PROMETAL Stand 600 will get to experience the leading machine tool builder’s MIKRON HEM 500U 5-axis machining center as well as wire, die-sinking and hole drilling EDM solutions from its... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

GF Machining Solutions Touts Technology for Lowering Production Costs at HOUSTEX

December 9, 2014

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – At HOUSTEX 2015, taking place Feb. 24 - 26 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, GF Machining Solutions will spotlight its high-efficiency MIKRON HEM 500U 5-axis machining center and high-speed AgieCharmilles CUT 200 Sp wire EDM machine in Hartwig, Inc.’s booth 609. Through demonstrations of these machines, attendees will learn how today’s... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Dedicated Wire EDMs meet specific needs of moldmakers.

November 12, 2014

AgieCharmilles CUT 200/300 MoldTech series offers dedicated technical features and capabilities for machining of complex parts with variable surface heights or taper cuts. Along with smart module for cutting precise large taper angles with surface finishes of (Ra) 0.2 µm and angle cuts up to 30°, features include productivity-focused HMI, function for fine-tuning CNC parameters and controlling taper accuracy, onboard CAM system, smart threading system, and wire-breakage prevention module. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sodick to Feature High Technology at Mfg4 in Booth #1927

March 11, 2014

Sodick Inc. will feature its latest innovative Wire EDM technology at Mfg4.  The SL400G Wire EDM machine will be on display in Brooks Associates Booth #1927. The SL400G is a Rigid Linear Motor Driven machine that includes a 10-year positioning accuracy guarantee; it is also one of the newest additions to the Sodick product line up.  The SL400G incorporates the new FJ (Fixed Jet) AWT; which... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Replacement Electrodes feature silver insert.

February 28, 2014

Combining copper electrode body and solid silver insert, PT-36® Replacement Silver-Pro Electrodes deliver powerful plasma arc while minimizing downtime. Silver insert optimizes conductivity of electricity and dissipates heat of plasma arc more efficiently than standard copper electrodes, extending electrode life. With replacement electrode holder for PT-36® torch, replacement electrodes and OEM’s original electrodes can both be used. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hewitt Molding Adds Two New DUO Series 43 MAKINO Wire EDMs

February 27, 2014

Oakford, IN, Hewitt Molding has just installed two DUO MAKINO Wire EDMs. The DUO series features dual wire guide options, allowing the user to choose either V-guide or PICO Precision (round) wire guides.  Whether the application is small hole threading, threading small holes in close proximity, maintaining land accuracy in contoured stamping dies, cutting tapers up to 45 degrees, or general... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Wire EDM employs high-speed linear shaft motor.

February 14, 2014

With 22 x 14 x 12 in. travels, AccuteX AL56SA wire EDM features AWT automatic wire threader and handles workpiece up to 38 x 22 x 11.5 in. and 1,100 lb. Lack of backlash and lost motion promote precise linear and circular interpolation, while lack of guideway friction and resulting wear ensure maintenance-free operation for life of machine. There is no heat transfer due to shaft design, and servo and spark control is accelerated when matched with AccuteX 64-bit Windows CE control. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools

Sodick Hosted Successful Smart Technology Event

October 22, 2013

Sodick, Inc. (Schaumburg, IL) hosted their Smart Technology Event on Oct 3rd and 4th.  The event was located at their corporate headquarters in Schaumburg, IL and brought in over 200 attendees.  The event aimed to introduce visitors to a new range of Rigid Linear Motor Driven Wire EDM Machines and a new Electrode Machining Center. An SL Series Wire EDM machine was launched at the... Read More