4 Tips For EDM Jobs

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…
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EDM Operator

EDM Operator

In the US, there are really not many schools that offer any training specifically for electrical discharge machining. It is usually a part of an overall tool and die course, along with blueprint reading, CAD/CAM programming, surface grinding, CNC milling machine operation and lathe work.



Some of the traits that are advantageous to work in this precision trade are: attention to detail, good understanding of numbers and math, ability to multi-task, interest in programming, willingness to be interrupted and later resume work where you left off, ability to work with other team members.

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About Randy Hough

Randy is a veteran toolmaker with experience in metal stamping, chain manufacturing, product design and plastic injection molding/mold making. He is happily enjoying a semi-retired life; keeping busy contributing technical articles and occasionally consulting. Visit http://global-plastic-injection-molding.com and WhatIsLeanManufactruring.com He has a wide range of interests, including acoustic guitar, travel and nature.

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