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Premium High End EDM Machine

Responding to the need for a higher level of machining accuracy, Sodick's AP1L Premium offers solutions to ultra precision machining requirements based on achieved superiority in mini and microscopic machining. Production is improved through advanced functions for automation and labour saving operation. Revolutionary technology is needed for electrode dressing to support ultra precision high speed machining of hard and difficult materials in order to achieve manufacturing capability of mini and micro moulds.

Product data sheet AP1L (pdf, 0.53 MB)

Technical Specification
X/Y/Z axis travel (mm): 200 x 120 x 200
Table dimensions (W x D, mm): 360 x 220 (Ceramic)
Work tank dimensions (W x D x H, mm): 503 x 349 x 250
Work tank fluid level (Min. to Max., mm): 80 ~ 200
Max. workpiece weight (kg): 25
Max. Weight of electrode(kg): 5
Distance from floor to table top (mm): 940
Machine dimensions (W x D x H, mm): 1355 x 1895 x 2030
Machine weight (kg): 3100
Air pressure: 0.65
Step resolution (mm): 0.0001
Controlled axis: 4
Dielectric Tank
External dimensions (W x D x H, mm): 1095 x 435 x 785
Weight empty (kg): 100
Capacity (l): 120
Filtration method: Replaceable paper filter (MF-1530P)
Dielectric fluid: Oil


  • 10 year warranty on positioning accuracy
  • Linear Motor (X/Y/Z axis)
  • Linear scale (X/Y/Z axis)
  • Ceramic components
  • Linear motor cooling unit
  • Dielectric fluid cooling unit
  • SVC circuit
  • “SGF” Nano-Wear Discharge Unit
  • Improved Ease of Operation
  • NC operation panel
  • Remote controller
  • LN Professional software for optimum condition search
  • Rise and fall work tank
  • Clamping chuck
  • LAN
  • Totalising hour metre
  • Work light control


  • Oscilloscope
  • Active Power Restart (UPS)
  • High Precision Rotary Head
  • Automatic tool changer (ATC)
  • Automation System: workpiece changer, electrode and robots
  • Custom colour
  • Intelligent Q3vic EDM


  • Slit width of 18 μm

    Slit width of 18 μm

    Slit width of 18 μm
    Electrode material AgW
    Workpiece SUS304
    Cutting depth 0.05mm
    Surface finish 0.14 μmRz
    Slith width 18 µm
    Electrode width 13 µm

  • Bottom Corner R

    Bottom Corner R

    Bottom Corner R
    Electrode material CuW
    Workpiece NAK80
    Cutting depth 1mm
    Machining time 1hour 50min
    Surface finish 0.06 μmRa
    Electrode undersize 70 μm
    Bottom corner Radius 6 - 8 µm

  • Slit width of 18 μm

    Slit width of 18 μm

    Slit width of 18 μm
    Electrode material Cu
    Workpiece Hard metal
    Cutting depth 0.2mm
    Cutting time 35min
    Undersize 25 µm/ side
    Bottom corner radius 3.5 µm

  • Narrow pitch core-pin

    Narrow pitch core-pin

    Narrow pitch core-pin
    Electrode material Graphite (TTK5)
    Workpiece SKD11
    Cutting depth 0.8mm
    Cutting time 3h 30min
    Surface finish 0.28 μmRa
    Tooth width 0.1mm
    Tooth width 0.2mm

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