Grades Suited for EDM and Other Applications
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Poco Graphite offers a line of more than 100 grades for use in the EDM, glass-handling, semiconductor and industrial markets.

Mold Shop Specializes in Graphite Machining
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Advanced Mold/EDM Supplies provides precision machining of carbon/graphite for the EDM industry and is a nationwide distributor of EDM consumables such as graphite, filters, wire, end mills and tubing.

Wire EDM Provides Higher Rigidity, Thermal Stability
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Makino will spotlight its U3 wire EDM, which merges all machine components into a single base structure for improved mechanical rigidity and thermal stability.

EDM Upgrades Enable Faster, Smarter Burns
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Intuitive operation, “intelligent” control features, energy savings and raw performance were among the factors driving this shop’s choice of new sinker and wire EDM machines.

Wire EDM Series Suited for Mold and Die Components
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The AgieCharmilles CUT 200/300 MoldTech series of wire EDMs from GF Machining Solutions are equipped with features and capabilities designed for accurate and efficient machining of highly complex parts with variable surface heights or taper cuts.

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Moldmakers rely on electrical discharge machining (EDM) routinely. EDM refers to wire, sinker and small-hole EDM. Sinker includes an electrode and a workpiece both submerged in dielectric fluid; wire uses a thin wire to cut with electricity; and, with small hole an electrode is a cylinder used to machine a hole. Considerations for EDM efficiency include depth, accuracy and finish, and components to consider include drives, generator, programming system and flushing. Other facets include wires, electrodes, graphite, filters and fluids.
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