These figures are achievable due to the mechanical accuracy and technology advancements built into each machine. The stacked cube design of the Uj-Series eliminates any possibility of overhang of any cast units when the axes are run to their full travel limits. This helps maintain straight, precise movement while eliminating droop as the axes move through their full travel. X- and Y-axis ballscrews are 32mm, anchored at both ends, and laser aligned to high-precision linear motion guides. As a testament to how well Makino WEDMs are built, we offer a limited 10-year, or 20,000-hour, ballscrew warranty on these machines.
Using an improved automatic wire threading system, the Uj-Series machines will perform AWT of 10 seconds in high-speed mode, and 15 seconds in fine-hole mode. Uj-Series machines come standard with Makino’s Split precision V guides, which are covered by a 12,000-hour warranty. Also available are PICO precision wire guides, recommended for auto threading holes smaller than 0.025 inches in diameter and/or with hole centers closer than 0.060 inches. PICO precision wire guides are also recommended for machining complex, variable land details in precision stamping work.
An advanced wire drive system, coupled with the mechanical accuracy of the machine and BellyWIZARD™ technology, allow the Uj machines to produce straighter parts faster, while using up to 50 percent less wire than other machines in the class.
The Uj-Series machines come standard with a three-sided drop tank, fully accessible from all three sides. With a full-color, 15-inch touch-screen monitor and fully functional remote handbox with digital readout, the Uj-Series machines are designed to be user-friendly and easy to set up and operate.