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2016 Digital "Technology Review and Sourcing Guide" Available
MoldMaking Technology

If it's time to upgrade old equipment, try an alternative process, invest in a new strategy or just shop around, MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is the perfect companion to your decision-making process.

SLIDESHOW: From Machining and Cutting Tools to Surface Treatment and Repair, Amerimold Exhibitors Aim to Impress
MoldMaking Technology

With a record number of exhibitors at Amerimold 2016, supplier companies from all aspects of the moldmaking industry brought their A-games. We'd like to show you a few highlights!

New 3-D Services Group Website, Versatile Access to Prototyping and Production Services
MoldMaking Technology

The 3-Dimensional Services Group has launched a newly designed responsive website that makes prototyping and production capabilities available to engineers and product managers working on any device…mobile, tablet or desktop.

See Latest CAD/CAM Tools and Technologies at Esprit World Conference
MoldMaking Technology

ESPRIT World Conference 2016 will be held June 6th through June 10th in Naples, Florida, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort.

Moldmaker Adds Versatile EDM Cell
MoldMaking Technology

Cavalier Tool offers an OPS Ingersoll EDM cell consisting of two 1400 Eagle sinker machines and one compact 1200 Eagle EDM.

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EDM

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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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