CLIENT CASE STUDIES

Plastic-Form Ltd

PLASTIC-FORM Szerszámgyártó Ltd. Reduce the Machining Time of EDM Electrodes, Saving 6000€ / Year / Machine

Categories :Toolmaking

Date :04/06/2018

Client :Plastic-Form Ltd

About the Company

Plastic-Form Ltd. was founded in 2001 with the objective of meeting the injection- and blowmoulding tool demand of Hungarian companies involved in the production of packaging, household and technical plastic products. Apart from meeting domestic demand, Plastic-Form soon became a partner of many famous, well-known automotive suppliers.

 

Requirements

Plastic-Form were looking for a CAM solution that would reduce the time it took to programme and machine EDM electrodes that they were producing.

 

Results from Purchasing NCG CAM

  • Programming time has been reduced by 75%
  • Efficient tool-paths have reduced machining time by 5-7%, which on its own saves ~6000€ / year / machine
  • Minimised any possible faults, by using geometry-independent macro
  • Toolsheets can quickly and easily be created
  • Post-processing is fully automated
  • The built-in macro functions provide a really effective tool.