Large Sinker EDM with Linear Motor Drives Enables High-Precision Mold Features

Originally titled 'Large Sinker EDM with Linear Motor Drives Enables High-Precision Mold Features'

Sodick introduces the AG200L, its largest sinker EDM at nearly 10 feet wide with a work tank 15-percent larger than the AQ20L.

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Sodick introduces the AG200L, its largest sinker EDM at nearly 10 feet wide with a work tank 15-percent larger than the AQ20L. The AG200L was designed for simplified operability so users of the smaller AG100L and AG80L models can easily add the AG200L to their capabilities.

The AG200L’s rigid, cast-iron construction improves stability and reduces deflection under heavy workpieces. As the only large-sized sinker with linear motor drives, this line of sinker EDMs is uniquely suited for adding high-precision features, such as ribs and subgates, into large molds, according to the company.

Standard AG200L specifications include a work-tank size of 118” x 70.8” x 37.4” and XYZ travels as large as 78.7” x 47.2” x 31.5”. All axes are driven by Sodick’s patented rigid linear motors with glass scale feedback.

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