Stay up-to-date with MMT’s February digital-only products/services aggregation. Some of the companies you will see below:
- Slide Products Inc.
- Hexagon Production Software
- Walter USA
- ANCA Inc.
- DP Technology Corp.
- Genius ERP
Missing out on the new and proven technologies and services we showcase in our print issues? Head on over here for the February print roundup (which primarily focused on mold repair and surface treatment items) or visit the “Magazine” tab.
While both hot runner and cold runner systems have their benefits, for design flexibility as well as reduced cycle times and costs, hot runner systems will probably be the better choice.
While EDM speeds today are impressive, there are a number of machining variables that influence the machining speed of the wire EDM.
Both copper and graphite provide approximately the same end result, so it is important for a shop to consider the advantages and disadvantages of each material in order to discover what would work best in their shopfloor environment.