Maintaining High Levels of Initial Machining Accuracy
23. January 2014
While planning for the future, Mold Craft--a manufacturer of high production molds featuring tight tolerances and true cavity insert interchangeability--says it will dispose of the equipment that is less capable and taking up valuable floor space, and replace it with profitable, state-of-the-art machines that will enhance its customer offerings while maintaining aggressive delivery dates.
Investing in this Sodick AG40L sinker EDM was a big step in the process of bringing new technology into this shop. Now Mold Craft is prepared to serve more customers with higher technical requirements and meet tighter tolerances and deadlines.
“With this EDM's linear motor technology--which provides high feed rates and acceleration resulting in naturally even flushing--high levels of initial machining accuracy can be maintained for long periods of time,” says Justin McPhee, vice president of engineering. “We needed a machine that was capable of tight tolerances with extreme corner radius accuracy and superior surface finish, and the Sodick AG40L has demonstrated these capabilities."