MAY 2016 ARRIVAL OF A ROBOFIL 4020SI
EDM WIRE ERODING MACHINE
Easy does it!
Came in on a fork lift
In it's right place
Colin Case Who ran DR Case and sons has joined us bringing with him over 20 years of wire eroding knowledge.
What can we do with a wire EDM wire eroder
This is a typical press tool made with the wire eroder.
The Punch, Die and Stripper plate all wire cut out.
Tolerances of up to with in .005 mm can be obtained!
This shows the shape that will be punched out in paper.
OLD WORK HORSE
Our old Jones & Shipman 1074 on it's last day at CB Powell's 23rd may 2013,
38 years of service, the half bearings are now shot to pieces.
Having been re-scraped a number of times thats it!
Old machine on the way out.
Andmar machine tools are taking the old machine to also be re-manufactured and be be made as new!
New machine on the way in
The new machine is brought in by the C.B.Powell workers under expert guidence of the machine mover from Andmar.
The new machine is a Jones & Shipman 1077 Internal external grinder completly re -engineered by Andmar machinery.
Capacity is 14" swing 27"between centres.
This is a lot bigger than the old machine.