Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)

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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 t...

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...

Published: 9/1/1996

Job Shop Doubles Production With Wire EDM
  MIE rests its reputation on its ability to machine large parts quickly using GFAGIECHilles Technologies' ROBOFIL 300 and its newest wire EDM machine with a Fanuc control, the ROBOFIL 510F, Mr. McGrail said.

Published: 2/1/1996

Need For Change Brings Unexpected Benefits
This manufacturing company was faced with a dilemma common to many companies in today's manufacturing environment. Change their process to include CNC or lose valuable customers.

Published: 9/15/1995

A New Angle On Wire EDM
This Dallas-based job shop specializes in the fabrication of very high taper pieces in stainless steel and aluminum. Often involved in larger profile work, they faced a challenge not uncommon in EDM: the tendency for some cutting wires to break.