EDM Machinery

Agie Announces a Quantum Leap into the World of Nano EDM at IMTS 2006
EDM Machinery

Agie Announces a Quantum Leap into the World of Nano EDM at IMTS 2006

Chicago, IL -Electrical discharge machining, used for more than 50 years for the three-dimensional machining of all electrically-conductive materials, has always required the highest precision. Now, a quantum leap forward has been announced by Agie Charmilles +GF+, taking the process to the next level - the nanometer range. Movements in the sub micron range are very difficult using conventional...

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Agie Progress V 2 Wire EDM and System 3R Robot Provide Automated Solution for Global Competitiveness in Die Manufacturing
EDM Machinery

Agie Progress V 2 Wire EDM and System 3R Robot Provide Automated Solution for Global Competitiveness in Die Manufacturing

Chicago, IL - The Agiecut Progress V 2, which established a new benchmark for wire EDM cutting speed at 47 in²/hr. using standard 0.013" coated wire, is being shown in Agie US's booth D-4101 at IMTS. Now part of Agie's groundbreaking V Series, the Progress will be paired with a System 3R Workpal palletized workpiece changer to form an automated cell. The Workpal handles up to eight pallets for...

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Charmilles to Go Beyond EDM at IMTS 2006
EDM Machinery

Charmilles to Go Beyond EDM at IMTS 2006

Lincolnshire, Illinois, June 21, 2006 - At IMTS 2006, Charmilles will be focusing on innovations that allow EDM machining to go beyond traditional limitations to provide even greater benefits to a broad spectrum of manufacturers. Charmilles' machines and complementary technologies will be showcased in booth D-4000 at the show. Whether serving the aerospace, die and mold, medical or general...

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Faster Polished Finishes with the New Charmilles' GammaTEC DiesinkingGammaTEC Diesinking Technology
EDM Machinery

Faster Polished Finishes with the New Charmilles' GammaTEC DiesinkingGammaTEC Diesinking Technology

Lincolnshire, Illinois, August 9, 2006 - With an eye on the ever-changing world of consumer goods, automotive components and household and industrial appliance design, Charmilles announces the development of GammaTEC. Charmilles created GammaTEC for its ROBOFORM 350 and 550 machines to meet the high quality and finish demand and time requirements in the mold manufacturing portion of the design...

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Wire EDM meets demands of medical manufacturing.
EDM Machinery

Wire EDM meets demands of medical manufacturing.

ROBOFIL 240 Med-Pack wire EDM contains smart wire threading, integrated collision protection, and linear glass scales for accuracy. Machine features titanium and stainless steel cutting technology with max taper cutting of 30Â-º, and filtration system for maintaining clean dielectric. Options include B-axis for cutting saw guides and medical or surgical tools, and automation kit that allows...

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EDM Machine delivers cutting speed up to 47in.²/hr.
EDM Machinery

EDM Machine delivers cutting speed up to 47in.²/hr.

Agiecut Progress v4 processes workpieces measuring up to 51 x 39.4 x 19.7 in. and weighing up to 6,600 lb while achieving surface finishes to 0.8 Â-µm Ra with one cut. Wire guides thread in 15 sec and permit threading of all wire sizes and types enabling taper cutting of ±30°. System also provides real-time detection of workpiece cross-section and automatically optimizes...

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Wire-Cut EDMs offer high-precision manufacturing.
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)

Wire-Cut EDMs offer high-precision manufacturing.

Vertex 2, 2F, 3, and 3F models feature IPG-V generator, which delivers fine spark gap for optimal part geometry and surface finishes down to 0.05 Â-µm Ra with no white layer in continuous operation. Vertex 2F is equipped with Agievision 5 control based on Windows XP platform and powered by dual Pentium M processors, 40 GB hard drive, and 512 MB RAM, which provides 3D graphics, real-time...

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EDM Ram Machine produces corner radii of 0.00019 in.
EDM Machinery

EDM Ram Machine produces corner radii of 0.00019 in.

Providing surface finish quality of 0.000024 in. Ry, EDAC1 micro EDM Ram achieves position and pitch accuracy of ±0.00004 in. Machine features Z-axis thermal stabilizer, XYZ travel of 8.66 x 7 x 8.66 in., table size of 13.77 x 9.85, and C-axis head designed to maintain indexing accuracy of ±2 arc-sec. Maximum electrode weight is 11 lb, while maximum work piece weight is 110 lb....

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Makino Introduces HEAT Wire EDM Technology
EDM Machinery

Makino Introduces HEAT Wire EDM Technology

Provides fastest wire EDM burning rate in the industry AUBURN HILLS, MI--August 2006--Makino remains at the forefront of wire EDM innovation with the introduction of HEAT, or High Energy Applied Technology, which is a new technology to provide the fastest cutting rates and operating speeds available in wire EDM production. This high accuracy application is possible even with standard brass wire...

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EDM Machinery

EDM Machine offers top cutting speed of 28 sq in./hr.

Equipped with filtration system and Thermocut threading system, ROBOFIL 440SL handles work pieces up to 47.24 x 27.56 x 15.75 in. with weight up to 3,307 lb. Machine accommodates 15.75 in. Z-stroke fully submerged and features glass scales on all axes to ensure high degree of positioning accuracy. Design of symmetrical XY-UV axes allows machine to cut 30° tapers to full Z-height, fully...

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