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Published: 10/23/2018

Buying a Wire EDM: Dielectric Fluid and Machine Maintenance
Removing the microscopic particles made during the wire EDM cutting process becomes a key factor in maximizing cutting speed as well as attaining part accuracy and surface finish. Dielectric fluid is the mechanism for flushing these “chips&rdq...

Published: 10/14/2018

Buying a Wire EDM: Speed, Accuracy and Finish
What kind of surface finish can the purchaser of a wire EDM expect with today’s technology? 

Published: 10/7/2018

Buying a Wire EDM: Wire Considerations
Each type of EDM wire has its strengths and weaknesses. This post reviews wire types, the importance of tensile strength and wire rethreading. 

Published: 9/21/2018

Buying a Wire EDM: How It Works
Wire EDMs can cut parts that require a level of accuracy, intricacy and fine surface finish that traditional machining methods cannot achieve. Here’s how it works.

Published: 7/7/2018

At a Grand Opening, Sodick Reveals More Than New Machines
Along with launching a new line of hybrid machines, the EDM manufacturer is tailoring one of its EDM models specifically for post processing additive parts.

Published: 6/17/2018

June 2018 Product Spotlight: EDM
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on electrical discharge machines (EDMs) tailored to a variety of industries. 

Published: 6/11/2018

Overcoming the Limits of Hard Milling with EDM
An unusual opportunity led a maker of die-cast dies to reconsider its emphasis on hard milling and take another look at its use of EDM.

Published: 1/10/2018

Manufacturing News of Note: January 2018
SST collaborates with SmalTec on micromachining EDMs, DMG MORI appoints a new president and other manufacturing news.

Published: 12/19/2017

Moving Past Micro-EDM Boundaries
To push past the limits of conventional EDM equipment, this German injection molding company adopted atypical micro-EDM “milling” technology to machine small molds for tiny, critical, injection-molded parts.

Published: 12/18/2017

December 2017 Product Spotlight: EDM
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on wire and drilling EDMs as well as EDM-ready CAM software, workholding and more.