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Exploring the: Micromachining Zone

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Video: Micro Inspection at Matrix Tooling

Various inspection and measurement resources help a moldmaker produce tooling for tiny molded parts.

Video: Faster Micro-Finishes for Micromachining

 Smooth finish comes from balanced cutting parameters, as this video explains.

Video: Drilling 0.020-Inch Holes In Stainless Steel Aerospace Part

 This footage on a small drilling machining also includes machining with full-size tools in the same cycle.

Video: Linear Motor Micromachining Center

Video shows the smooth, quiet, rapid motion characteristic of effective micromilling.

50-Micron Milled Channels

Video captured with a microscope shows that a full-scale machining center is capable of micro-size milling work.

Micro-Turned and Micro-Milled Workpiece

Video captured with a microscope shows micromachined part.

Threading A Horizontal Wire EDM

A wire EDM machine designed for micromachining uses negative air pressure to thread the fine wire.

Electrode Loading for Fine-Hole EDM

The Makino EDFH1 is a fine-hole EDM machine capable of machining holes as small as 10 microns in diameter using a 6-micron-diameter electrode. One user of this machine is Hummingbird Precision Machine in Lacey, Washington. This video taken at Humm...

Video: Understanding The Role Of L:D Ratio In Micromachining

When milling with tiny tools, changing the length-to-diameter ratio can significantly change the cutting parameters it is possible to achieve.

Video: Micromilling With a Long Tool

This video clip illustrates micromilling at a high tool L:D ratio.

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