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Buying a Wire EDM, Part 2: 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. 

EDM

Buying a Wire EDM, Part 1: 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.

EDM

EDM Drill Provides High Production, Unattended Operation

IMTS 2018: Current EDM Inc.’s FT300 five-axis CNC EDM drilling machine features the Siemens 840Dsl control.

Holemaking

Entry-Level EDM Features Break-Through Detection

IMTS 2018: Methods Machine Tools will display Ocean Technologies’ River 300 EDM drill machine.

NEWS

Methods Machine Tools Makes Two Leadership Appointments

Methods Machine Tools has appointed Jerry Rex as company president and CEO and Dale Hedberg as vice president of operations. 

Additive Manufacturing

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.

EDM

Wire EDM Improves Positional Accuracy

IMTS 2018: Makino’s UP6 Heat Wire EDM is designed for precision stamping and fine blanking applications.

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EDM Provides Friction-Free, Accurate Column Movement

IMTS 2018: MC Machinery’s MV2400-ST EDM is designed for larger-part production and is capable of performing submerged cutting as low as 16.5" deep.

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EDM Model Promotes Accuracy, Repeatability

IMTS 2018: AccuteX’s AL-600SA CNC Wire EDM moving-table model, displayed in Absolute Machine Tools’ booth, has six-axis processing capability, a PCD cutting circuit and linear shaft motors that contribute to improved positioning and speed.

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Dielectric Fluid Provides Safe, Effective Flushing

IMTS 2018: Hirschmann Engineering’s IonoPlus 3000 dielectric fluid suits rough-cutting to fine finishing operations.