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    Ours are Soditech UK. Sodi-Tech EDM – is a...

    Ours are Soditech UK.

    Sodi-Tech EDM – is a global supplier of EDM machines and linear motor driven EDMs. Improve quality, production, and become the envy of your competition.

    Give them a...
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    Weíve used our Sodick distributors own...

    Weíve used our Sodick distributors own applications engineer for stuff like this before. Is that an option?
  3. 100% with RJT here. A strong maintenance plan is...

    100% with RJT here. A strong maintenance plan is the only way to maintain speed and accuracies on a WEDM. The smallest build up of crap or fleck of brass can cause untold issues. Keeping machines in...
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    Shane, to be fair, I speak to all the Sodick...

    Shane, to be fair, I speak to all the Sodick techs that come in my tool room and they see our A320 and tell us about all the places in the UK that still have them and apparently run them for an...
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    Itís more believable then speaking to someone at...

    Itís more believable then speaking to someone at GF. They are nonexistent in the UK.

    I think the drill 20 I used had it, but I wasnít definite. If I remember, you had to spark holes multiples...
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    If itís the one Iím thinking of it does. Does it...

    If itís the one Iím thinking of it does. Does it have an Agie style based user interface instead of a charmilles style?
  7. Tell me about it 😂, what sort of dies are you...

    Tell me about it 😂, what sort of dies are you guys making? I make mostly profile dies. Steel formers and some Ali formers.
  8. So 0.05mm is good on a decent condition makino?

    So 0.05mm is good on a decent condition makino?
  9. What is is steep, more then 20 degrees? Also,...

    What is is steep, more then 20 degrees? Also, what machine are you using? How old? Our main wirer is 5 years but is basically a showroom piece.
  10. Shane, Thanks again. Youíve been seriously...

    Shane, Thanks again. Youíve been seriously helpful.
  11. Ah okay, I generally call all cutting using the U...

    Ah okay, I generally call all cutting using the U & V axis Ďtaper cuttingí I donít differentiate between the two, our tools have lots of both types.

    And thatís good about the standard dies. Iím...
  12. Hi Shane, Whatís the difference between 4...

    Hi Shane,

    Whatís the difference between 4 axis and taper cutting? Iím assuming a terminology difference between us both.

    And can I use my standard guide set with the taper flex measuring...
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    I only use the tapered part if Iím using it for...

    I only use the tapered part if Iím using it for an actual centre.

    If Iím spotting for a drilled hole I only use the pilot parallel section as trying to drill in to the tapered section causes...
  14. Sodick, table to limit and table to lower setup.

    Hi folks,

    Hopefully someone can shed some light on this fundamental alignment setup.

    Iíve been trying to get my taper cutting down to a tee recently and have been using my machines TDTL_V2 as...
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    Just gonna throw this out there, can you reverse...

    Just gonna throw this out there, can you reverse the polarity and mount the work piece on the head and electrode on the table?
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    We probably change our resin less then our...

    We probably change our resin less then our filters.

    I worked at one place that had a gal cock fill the machine constantly, and they hardly used the machine yet used to change the resin every few...
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    A large ultrasonic tank will be better then a...

    A large ultrasonic tank will be better then a dish washer as mentioned above. Use something like an industrial floor detergent and dilute in water, you wonít need much, and it will clean in small...
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    Thought I should bump this post. We had a...

    Thought I should bump this post.

    We had a couple sets of low life filters previously. But we have had a set in our machine that have done 400+ hours, then we changed them and the pressure problem...
  19. We have a CNC rotary head we can attach to our...

    We have a CNC rotary head we can attach to our EDM hole driller. It could probably give a smaller burr then a drill.

    Where are you based?
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    Wire thread at break point worked a treat, on 1/4...

    Wire thread at break point worked a treat, on 1/4 Ali plates, it worked every time.

    Is there a way to get the machine to throw an alarm on the graphics page when my machining path falls outside...
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    Ace. Iíve got the perfect job to try this on....

    Ace. Iíve got the perfect job to try this on. Thanks.
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    I have a SLC that can rethread at break point....

    I have a SLC that can rethread at break point. Iíve found g codes to turn it on, but not off yetÖ so havenít had a go.

    Can I change the settings without inputting codes, and using the settings...
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    Sodick programming features

    Iíve been flicking through the manual and have found interference checking.

    Using G132 the machine cuts and re shapes a cutting path where the elements are smaller then the wire offset. As shown...
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    In every machine installation manual it gives a...

    In every machine installation manual it gives a floor plan of the machine which includes the spaces required around the machine for service and maintenance.
  25. On my Sodick machines, for work pieces I canít...

    On my Sodick machines, for work pieces I canít use g54 at all. As the machine uses that for the current zero for each contour per workpiece.

    So I normally use g55-g59. Iím not aware other systems...
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