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Published: 2/15/2000

High-Precision Mold Shop Cuts EDM Machining Time By 40 Percent
Finally tiring of the tedious cutting times, marginal finishes and excessive secondary operations coupled with automatic wire feeder problems, this mold shop owner sought-and found-an alternative.

Published: 8/15/1999

Unattended, Short-Run Production Work Spurs EDM Shop's Growth, Productivity
The move into shortrun production projects is changing Advanced Machining's product mix, and Bobby Miller, Advanced's other co-owner, says it's good to be making this transition. The shop continues to receive custom, oneofakind jobs, but it's also g...

Published: 7/15/1999

New Wire EDM System Enhances Mold Maker's Capabilities
When Osley and Whitney, Inc. (Westfield, Massachusetts) decided to upgrade its wire EDM (electrical discharge machining) capabilities, the company had several problems it wanted to solve. Osley and Whitney, a 48-year-old plastic injection moldbuildi...

Published: 2/15/1999

Wire, Ram And Small Hole Driller Help Build Specialty Injection Molds
The ram EDM runs unattended day and night, allowing the operators to perform other tasks. The ram has cut graphite costs nearly 50 percent, requiring fewer electrodes than its older equipment.

Published: 3/15/1998

Arizona Manufacturer Finds Night And Weekends No Problem For Automated EDM
A Mitsubishi VX10 working in conjunction with a System 3R Workman Robot routinely operates unattended from Friday afternoon until Monday morning for this Arizona manufacturer.

Published: 2/1/1998

Mold Shop Eases Into 3D Machining
Converting a shop from a 2D to a 3D machining environment is always a major undertaking, but the right equipment can make the transition easier.

Published: 2/1/1998

From Wire To Ram EDM With Success
Find out here how this Windsor, Ontario, job shop made a big move to ram EDM successfully.

Published: 6/1/1997

EDM And Automation: Not 'Oil And Water' Any Longer
Electrical discharge machining (EDM) was developed in the 1940's, used sparingly for burning out broken taps and dies until the 1970's, then utilized for single part operations, moldmaking and punch-die production in small lots until about ten years...

Published: 2/1/1997

Die Maker Enjoys The Benefits Of Having EDM In The House
As a manufacturer of high volume, precision custom metal stampings for the automotive, computer, farm implement and household appliance markets, this company maintains a substantial in house die making department, empowered by EDM.

Published: 2/1/1997

New EDM Wire Is Tough To Break
In many aspects of life, the characteristics of strength and toughness are thought to be synonymous, and indeed that is often the case. However in the world of wire EDM, considering strength and toughness to be synonymous can result in a fair measu...