GF Machining Solutions, the EDM, Milling and Laser Ablation machine tools specialist and automation systems solutions provider is showcasing a range of its best-in-class technologies at its stand at MACH 2016 (Hall 5 Stand 5034).
There are four machine tools being exhibited and they comprise the following:
AgieCharmilles CUT E 600 Wire EDM machine
This new, recently-launched large-capacity wire EDM machine combines advanced and proven EDM technologies with GF Machining Solutions’ unrivalled EDM experience and expertise to deliver a wire machine that helps customers improve their performance and productivity… makes their EDM processes more reliable… and reduces their lead times.
The machine features the proven and popular IPG digital generator, integrated collision protection (ICP) on X-, Y- and Z-axes, and the intuitive AC CUT HMI control.
AgieCharmilles CUT 200mS wire EDM machine
This best-selling and ever-popular wire EDM machine is fast and accurate and features the AC CUT HMI control; an active thermo-stabilisation system and glass scales on all axes for increased precision; integrated collision protection and a range of SMART technology software to increase the machine’s already high-performance and process reliability.
AgieCharmilles FORM 200 with integrated WPT1 robot
Demonstrating the productivity gains that can be achieved from automating the die-sinking process, a high-performance AgieCharmilles FORM 200 spark erosion machine with its fast and responsive digital generator, IQ Technology for zero electrode wear, and flexible electrode changer will be integrated with a WPT1 compact, plug and play robot work-piece loader.
GF Mikron MILL S 400U
The MILL S 400U is a high-speed 5-axis machine equipped with a 13.5kW/42,000 rpm HSK-E40 spindle, and a (n x 360; +/- 110) rotary tilting table. The machine has 61m/min rapids on X-, Y- and Z-axes, and features a generous-sized ATC (up to 308 position), and an integrated APC (automatic pallet changer) with up to 20 pallets.Comments Martin Spencer, managing director at GF Machining Solutions UK:
“Manufacturers looking for the latest advanced machine tool technologies will be more than impressed with the machine tools we’re exhibiting on our stand.
“The focus at MACH is very much on the future, and visitors to our stand will be able to see clearly technologies that will be as relevant and necessary in 2020 as they are in 2016.
“It’s a case of being able to see tomorrow’s technologies today.”