Got a nice note with pictures the other day from a G-Wizard customer.  He’s making molds for cell phone cases and started out on his Syil X6 before moving to a Fadal 4020 VMC.  As a result, we get to see some pictures of roughly the same part in comparison:

CellPhoneCaseMold1

The Syil Version…

CellPhoneCaseMold2

The Fadal Version…

Actually, they’re top and bottom mold halves, I believe.  The Syil doesn’t look too bad, though he definitely gets a little better finish on the Fadal.  His main remark about the Syil was some vibration marks on the walls aligned with the Y-axis.  He believes this may be due to an rpm sensor he added to the spindle.

He had this to say about his experience with our G-Wizard Speeds and Feeds Calculator:

I just have start my machine, and i calculate all with G wizard, i have to make a Mold for a case for a cellphone, i was afraid of my machine cutting 4140 Steel, but with the feeds and speeds calculated with the g wizard, it runs much better!

If you haven’t had a chance to try G-Wizard, check it out.  There’s a free 30-day trial.

 

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