SST Opens New EDM Consumables Facility in Connecticut

The company has many roots in the region through Global EDM Supplies, which was acquired and integrated into SST by Makino earlier in 2017.

EDM and the Precision Parts Industry

Although EDM often is not at the forefront of concern for precision machined parts shops, it can play a big role in the production of tooling that these shops use.


MC Machinery Systems Opens New Headquarters

The company hosted a festival and seminars to celebrate the Elk Grove, Illinois, grand opening.

Using Grinding Versus EDM to Finish Form Tools

Finishing carbide inserts using EDM or grinding.


Growing with the Times (and Customer Demands)

Faced with the choice to innovate and invest or be left behind, Turbine Technologies chose to invest in EDM machines from Makino.

Turning Machines

Hiring, Training and Supporting the Workforce in School and on the Job

Virginia’s Rolls-Royce Crosspointe plant shares its strategies for attracting, hiring and supporting its workers, while Danville Community College excels with its integrated machining education model.


EDM Wire Enables High Cutting Speeds

Sodick has launched JQ (Japan Quality), a new line of EDM wire consumables, consisting of uncoated brass wire that enables high cutting speeds.


Brass Coating Protects Carbide EDM Parts from Oxidation

Seibu’s EL coating, available from KGK International, protects carbide parts, resulting in longer tool life and more parts produced.


Six-Axis EDM Drill Also Mills 3D Shapes

EDM Network offers Chmer EDM’s six-axis AD5L EDM Drill/Mill, a high-speed EDM drilling machine that can also mill 3D diffuser shapes required for air cooling in jet engines and industrial gas turbine generators.


June 2017 Product Spotlight: EDM

This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of electrical discharge machining equipment.