Truly Smart EDM
Think ease of use, ergonomics and expertise when empowering your operators with the right EDM. more (+)


‘The Future of Manufacturing is Now.’
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Coming off six days at IMTS, plus a weekend, I’m still absorbing all that I observed while walking the miles and miles of aisles at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Throwback Thursday: Jig Grinding, EDM or High-Speed Milling?
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By examining the advantages, limitations, features and applications jig grinding has compared to EDM and high-speed milling, you will arm yourself with the information you need to make the right decision when it comes to purchasing your next machine tool.

Justifying an EDM Upgrade
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Advancements in sinker EDM technology may convince you to invest in a new machine, even if your old one is working just fine.

Wire EDMs Combine Speed, Precision
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Available from Methods Machine Tools, the FANUC RoboCut α-CiB series of wire EDMs are designed for high precision, fast rapid traverse rates and expedited setups.

Sodick to Construct New Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois
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Machine tool manufacturer Sodick Inc. and their partners, the City of Schaumburg, Northern Builders, and Harris Architects, have announced the construction of a new US Corporate Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

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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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New Products

Wire EDMs Combine Speed, Precision
Methods Machine Tools Inc. 8/19/2016
Sinker EDM for Aerospace, Production Applications
Belmont Equipment & Technologies 8/5/2016
Sinker EDMs Offer High-Speed Jumping, Thermal Control
MC Machinery Systems, Inc. 8/1/2016
Moldmaker Adds Versatile EDM Cell
Sinker EDM Features Easy-Access Drip Tank
MC Machinery Systems, Inc. 5/16/2016
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