With the addition of a Makino SNC64 equipped with a System 3R WorkMaster Robot, Midwest has gained more unattended machining capability. The SNC64 vertical machining center is ideal for making high-accuracy graphite electrodes. Equipped with a Fanuc Pro A CNC Controller, 15 Place Tool Changer, Data Server, Spindle Chiller & Super Geometric Intelligence this was a great fit for our EDM department. With the added System 3R Robot allowing for programming multiple electrodes far in advance. The robot fully stocked with electrodes allows the Makino to keep running almost around the clock.

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