EDM Control Features Benefit Complex Machining

This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on EDM machines and related equipment.


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Our May issue’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight highlights electric discharge machines, or EDMs, and related equipment. One standout feature among this month’s curated selections is control features. The Fuzzy-Logic control on MC Machinery Systems’ EA12PS sinker EDM improves work in no-flush machining situations, for example. Methods Machine Tools’ RoboCut series of wire EDMs use a FANUC controller that enables remote monitoring of as many as 32 machines for vital metrics. 

Click the image above to view the slideshow featuring these and other turning machine products with links to more information. Also, be sure to check out our EDM Zone.


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