Wire EDM features automatic functions

Fanuc iC wire EDMs deliver cutting speeds up to 31 in. 2 /hr with uncoated brass wire and 33.6 in. 2 /hr with coated wire. R1 technology monitors effective pulses and adjusts machine feedrates to maximize cutting speed and minimize wire breaks. A workpiec

Fanuc iC wire EDMs deliver cutting speeds up to 31 in. 2 /hr with uncoated brass wire and 33.6 in. 2 /hr with coated wire. R1 technology monitors effective pulses and adjusts machine feedrates to maximize cutting speed and minimize wire breaks. A workpiece thickness adaptive control function checks workpiece thickness variations and automatically adjusts cutting current to, reportedly, reduce overall machining time by 30%.

Fanuc's auto wire feed system anneals, cuts, moves, threads, and starts discharges. It threads 0.010-in.-diameter wire through start holes as small as 0.015-in. in diameter while parts are submerged.

Methods EDM
Sudbury, Mass.
methodsmachine.com

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