EDM

NEWS

GF Machining Solutions Adds Two Distributors

Peak EDM will provide the company’s products to customers in Michigan’s lower peninsula, while Midwest Machinery Solutions will serve Northern Illinois.

EDM

Applications Enable Remote Monitoring, Control of EDMs

With the release of HyperConnect, Makino offers a suite of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications for EDMs designed to enhance user experience and efficiency as well as reduce machine downtime.

Measurement

Manufacturing News of Note: January 2018

SST collaborates with SmalTec on micromachining EDMs, DMG MORI appoints a new president and other manufacturing news.

Sinker EDM is Built for General Precision Machining

Makino’s Edge2 sinker EDM is built for general precision machining applications and provides accurate and reliable performance for standard die/mold components or contract manufacturing with a space-saving design for shop floors.

EDM

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.
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NEWS

SST Collaborating with SmalTec to Distribute Micromachining EDMs

SmalTec’s EM203 and GM703 EDMs are intended to enable high-volume production floors to perform high-quality micromachining.

Form E 350 Die-Sinking EDM Solution is Market’s Smallest

GF Machining Solutions LLC’s compact Form E 350 machine is a die-sinking EDM solution for small shops, with a C-axis construction, cross table and cast-iron frame that offer stability and force reduction. 

EDM

Compact EDM for Small Shops Delivers Consistent Accuracy

GF Machining Solutions’ new compact Form E 350 machine is a die-sinking EDM solution for small shops.

CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM Module Automates Die-Sinking Electrode Design

Open Mind Technologies’ HyperCAD-S Electrode module for its HyperMill software automates the design and production of electrodes for die-sinking, enabling users to base their electrode designs on the face to be machined within the component geometry.

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Custom Submersible Chucks for Wire EDM

Northfield Precision Instrument produces custom, submersible chucks for use in wire EDM environments.