How To Use Roll Dimensions For Measuring And Inspection

[tps_header]Very often, whether EDMing, milling, turning or grinding, you need a precise method to inspect your part. Using roll dimensions is an extremely accurate method and has been in use for decades; read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]How To Figure Roll Dimensions[/tps_title] Here is a method to figure out the roll dimension manually. Obviously, it is easier if […]

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Choose The Right Carbide Cutter For EDM Electrodes

[tps_header]Choosing the right carbide cutter when cutting graphite or copper for EDM electrode manufacture is not as simple as it once was. There are so many choices available for use in the high speed milling machine that making a good decision takes research and testing, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]Carbide Cutters For High Speed Machining[/tps_title] With the […]

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Automatic Tool Changers Are Changing

[tps_header]The modern electrical discharge machining and high speed machining work cell depends heavily on the automatic tool changer, as well as the pallet changer. Each company has unique needs that determine which approach is appropriate, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]Automatic Tool Changers[/tps_title] The integration of the WEDM, sinker EDM and the various electrode manufacturing machine tools takes […]

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EDM Meets High Speed Milling

[tps_header]An integrated EDM work area will include a high speed milling machine, which is used to manufacture the EDM electrodes and mould cores and cavities needed for die moulds and precision stamping dies, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]The “Good Ol’ Days”[/tps_title] This is a much different approach than that of the past. In the “old days” the […]

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EDM Meets Micro Welding

[tps_header]EDM (electrical discharge machining) and micro-welding very often work together as the best choice for mold and die repair. Mold repair is one of those things you usually do not think much about, until you need it, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]Micro And Laser Welding[/tps_title] Most mold and die repair involves using a laser welder or a […]

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4 Tips For EDM Jobs

[tps_header]There are almost always EDM jobs available for a qualified operator. This is especially true if he has been trained as an apprentice in die mould or tool and die making, which gives a great advantage over somebody who is merely an operator, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]How To Get A Job In EDM[/tps_title] In the US, […]

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7 Sides Of EDM Supplies

[tps_header]EDM supplies are an essential part of any successful WEDM or Sinker EDM program. Without adequate, high quality supplies the entire process will either come to a complete halt, or hobble along slowly, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]EDM Supplies[/tps_title] Without the proper supplies, such as dielectric fluid, electrode holders, machine vises, electrode materials, Erowa or System 3R […]

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How To Choose Precision EDM Tooling

[tps_header]Precision EDM tooling is an essential component in automated WEDM and Sinker EDM for mold making, tool-and-die-making and the aerospace industries. Without this tooling the production slows to a crawl and huge amounts of time and money are lost, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]Precision EDM Tooling[/tps_title] The modern EDM department must be equipped with high quality inspection […]

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4 Things To Know About Automated EDM For Mold Making

[tps_header]Automated EDM machining in the plastic mould making and precision metal stamping industries is a growing trend. The days of a “black art” approach to using EDM are a thing of the past, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]Automated Mold Making And EDM[/tps_title] With an automatic tool changer, pallet changer, precision EDM tooling, CMM, and a lot of […]

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What Is EDM, Or Electrical Discharge Machining?

[tps_header]What is EDM, a.k.a. electrical discharge machining? Good question, and the answer tends to leave the layman rather confused. No surprise, really, because EDM is very different from conventional machining, and is still somewhat shrouded in mystery. We shall attempt to explain just a bit, read on…[/tps_header] [tps_title]A Very Short History Of EDM[/tps_title] The plastic […]

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