New CNC Spring and Wire Forming Machine Capable of 24 Axis of Motions

Press Release Summary:

  • WAFIOS FMU 16 is designed for manufacturing torsion, extension and extended loop springs
  • Equipped with integrated probe and laser position sensing capability to self-adjust for part variation and producing part dimensions in tight process capability range
  • Digital sensing camera is added to allow more dimensional control

Original Press Release:

Southington Tool & Mfg. Corp. has Added New CNC Wire Forming Equipment to its Capabilities

The new machine is a WAFIOS FMU 16 CNC Spring and wire forming machine capable of 24 axis of motions. This is twice the current machine capability. This machine is the 5th WAFIOS machine in our CNC wire forming department.

The machine is designed for manufacturing torsion, extension and extended loop springs. But, for general wire forming it is much more versatile. With its seemingly unlimited CNC controls, linear slides and rotary spinners mounted with standard or custom tooling, we at STMC can produce a wide variety of 3 dimensional parts. We have even added wire end machining for deburring or producing a ball end on parts.

All of the WAFIOS machines are equipped with integrated probe and laser position sensing capability to self-adjust for part variation, producing part dimensions in a much tighter process capability range. A digital sensing camera can also be added to allow for even more dimensional control.

We have very quickly made use of the additional axis capability finding many benefits to having the additional degrees of motion. It has allowed us to manufacture parts that would not be possible with the lesser axis equipment. We have moved parts previously run in one of the other machines and found that we can produce a better quality part at a greater speed. To see it in action click on this link STMC Wire Forming

We currently have plenty of capacity in our CNC wire forming department, so send us your part requirements and we will quickly show you what we can do.

Contact Us:
sales@stmc.com or call 860-276-0021

Southington Tool & Mfg. Corp., 300 Atwater St., Plantsville, CT 06479

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