Carl Hirschmann, Inc.

165 E Commerce Dr. Ste. 104
Schaumburg , IL 60173 US


A Message from Carl Hirschmann, Inc.

New Hollow Clamping for Work Pieces

Hirschmann Engineering USA, Inc. is offering the Stainless Steel Hollow Clamper µ-PrisFix H1.5000 for use in a variety of EDM applications.

Hirschmann Engineering USA

Hirschmann Engineering, USA, Inc. offers this precision self centering vise allowing a cost effective and universal method to quickly clamp different types of work pieces for five sided machining.

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machining brass

News of Note: November 2018
Study highlights benefits of machining brass, Hirschmann appoints a new president/CEO, and other industry news. 

Max Golter of Hirschmann Engineering

Hirschmann Engineering Appoints President and CEO
Max Golter has over 32 years of relevant experience with other OEMs and manufacturing processes. 

Hirschmann Kohn ZSS 80 AUT vise

Self-Centering Vise Features Reversible Jaws
IMTS 2018: Hirschmann Engineering is displaying the Kohn ZSS 80 AUT self-centering vise for use with all zero-point clamping systems.

Makino D200Z five-axis machine

Machining Technology Spotted at Amerimold 2018
Amerimold presents a range of mold production equipment, strategies and best practices. Here is some of the mold machining technology displayed at this year’s event, ranging from automation to CAD/CAM.


Dielectric Fluid Provides Safe, Effective Flushing
IMTS 2018: Hirschmann Engineering’s IonoPlus 3000 dielectric fluid suits rough-cutting to fine finishing operations.

Hirschmann vises

Self-Centering Vises Clamp Parts for Five-Axis Machining
Hirschmann offers self-centering vises designed to quickly and accurately clamp different types of workpieces for five-sided machining.

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High Speed Leads to Lights-Out
This mold maker has become more competitive by establishing a high speed machining process that is predictable enough to confidently run lights-out.

rusty part

Tips for Controlling Oxidation and Pitting on a Wire EDM
Additives, machine settings, workpiece materials and current technology are factors in avoiding common problems with unwanted rust and surface defects.


Self-Centering Vise
Hirschmann Engineering’s self-centering vise is designed for use in the System 9000 zero point reference system. This precision, self-centering vise provides a universal method of quickly clamping different types of workpieces for five-sided machining, the company says.

Rotary Indexing Spindle For EDM
Hirschmann Engineering has combined the H80R. MNCM high speed rotary indexing spindle with the H1625. AC3 fully programmable, variable speed AC control to produce miniature, round parts with small diameters and fine finishes.

wire EDM spindle CAM program

Exploring Niches With New EDM Technologies
A shop specializing in wire EDM for large mold components now offers EDM “turning” of small, intricate parts. Despite the potential risks involved in early adoption of new technologies, the shop believes this practice gives it a leg-up on the competition and lets it gain experience with alternative machining techniques before offering them to customers.

High speed rotary spindle

Micro "Turning" Using Wire EDM
A high speed rotary spindle allows a wire EDM unit to turn round parts with diameters as small as 0.002 inches to a finish of 0.2 Ra while maintaining accurate concentricity.

lollipop workholder

Applying Creative Workholding Techniques
Not all parts can be fixtured by conventional workholding methods. Here are a few examples of ways that shops secure feisty workpieces for milling and turning operations.

Efficiency increased throught automation

Making Strides To Maximize Worker Efficiency
This 40-year-old shop combines original best practices with new technologies and manufacturing approaches to make the most of its home-grown skilled labor.

edm fixturing system

How To Handle Tall Wire EDM Work
Modular workpiece fixturing plays a vital role in this shop’s quest to win larger, more difficult wire EDM jobs.

Product Categories of Carl Hirschmann, Inc.

Bearings, Pulleys, Clutches, Gears & V-Belts
Coolants, Cutting Fluids & Oils
EDM Tooling
Electrode Materials, EDM Wire & Supplies
Fixturing Systems
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

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