Master temperature fluctuations

The sophisticated and unique thermo control system compensates for temperature variations by using temperature-stable dielectric to cool the X, Y and Z glass scales, as well as the Z axis ball screw. In assembly, the sinker EDM machine body is thermally isolated from the high-speed Z axis, which is cooled with dielectric fluid.

Extreme positioning accuracy

The AgieCharmilles FORM X die-sinking EDM series’ structure has been specially designed with a frame of polymeric material that ensures constant positioning accuracy: The machine’s extreme robustness means that all the mechanical forces are absorbed so that an accurate gap between the part and the electrode is maintained.

FORM X 400 - FORM X 600

Part weight

Experience superior mechanical stability and precision across the life of the die-sinking EDM machine, thanks to its short C axis construction and oversize cast iron frame. As a result, your accuracy is uncompromised by part weight or dielectric volume and your precision is further advanced.

Position resolution

To obtain reliable positioning accuracy, only linear glass scales are effective. They eliminate all the classic errors, such as backlash, expansion and wear effects. The axis servo control system developed by GF Machining Solutions for die-sinking EDM machines is a closed loop measurement solution designed to provide infallible accuracy, whatever the travel.

Surface finish

The AgieCharmilles FORM X series meets—in an exemplary way—the market demand for easy-to-control, automated production. Each level of Automation is easily accommodated due to this sinker machine’s modular, space-saving design, adding a tool changer up to 140 electrodes or System 3R’s WPT1+ external robot.

Make it automatic

The AgieCharmilles FORM X series meets—in an exemplary way—the market demand for easy-to-control, automated production. Each level of Automation is easily accommodated due to this sinker machine’s modular, space-saving design, adding a tool changer up to 140 electrodes or System 3R’s WPT1+ external robot.

Specifications

FORM X 400

Main Specifications

Machine dimensions *

1410 x 2460 x 2660 mm

55.5 x 96.8 x 102.4 in

Machine weight without dielectric

3830 kg

8444 lbs

Travel X, Y, Z 

400 x 300 x 350 mm

15.7 x 11.8 x 13.8 in

Min./Max. distance between table and chuck

170-520 mm

6.69/20.47 in

Best surface finish RA

0.08 μm

2 μin

Capacity

490 l

129.44 gal

Workpiece and electrode

Max. workpiece dimensions

820 x 582 x 250 mm

32.28 x 22.83 x 9.84 in

Max. workpiece weight

800 kg

1763.70 lbs

Max. electrode weight

50 kg

110.23 lbs                             

* Width x depth x height

FORM X 600

Main Specifications

Machine dimensions *

1790 x 2860 x 3110 mm

70.5 x 112.6 x 122.1 in

Weight total without dielectric

5504 kg

12134 lbs

Travel X, Y, Z 

600 x 400 x 500 mm

23.6 x 15.7 x 19.7 in

Min./Max. distance between table and chuck

200-700 mm

7.87/27.56 in

Best surface finish RA

0.08 μm

2 μin

Capacity

900 l

237.75 gal

Workpiece and electrode

Max. workpiece dimensions

1200 x 800 x 350 mm

47.24 x 31.50 x 13.78 in

Max. workpiece weight

2000 kg

4409.24 lbs

Max. electrode weight

50 kg

110.23 lbs                              

* Width x depth x height

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