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Published: 11/7/2018

The Impact of 3D Printing on Wire EDM

3D printing impacts wire EDM workholding, cutting conditions and machine tool specifications.

Published: 9/25/2018

Linear Motor Drive on Sinker EDM Machine Speeds Productivity

Linear motor technology in a sinker EDM machine enables Action Mold and Engineering to burn faster, more efficiently and more economically with minimal maintenance.

Published: 9/10/2018

Automation and Connectivity Drive Machine-Tool Innovations

Machine tool and EDM suppliers are advancing their offerings to include automation, better controls, machine monitoring and new five-axis capabilities.

Published: 8/30/2018

Standardized, Automated Processes Facilitate Leap to Industrial Moldmaking

Automation and toolmaking were long considered incompatible, but times have changed. When applied correctly, automation can deliver considerable cost savings and increased manufacturing capacity. Germany-based moldmaker Hofmann is among those that&n...

Published: 8/28/2018

Tradeshow Tuesday: On Display at IMTS 2018, Part 2

Check out this week’s slideshow to see some of what will be on display at the show.

Published: 7/13/2018

EDM Machine Size is Paramount

The constant need for larger, more efficient machining capability pushed Extreme Wire EDM Services to approach GF Machining for a larger wire EDM solution.

Published: 7/6/2018

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: EDM

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. ...

Published: 4/6/2018

CAD Software Automates Die-Sinking Electrode Manufacturing

Advanced CAD/CAM software with dedicated electrode design capabilities greatly reduces electrode design, modeling and manufacturing time.

Published: 3/28/2018

International Perspective: Twenty Years of Tool and Die Making in Europe

The European tool and moldmaking industry has moved from manual to industrial production via internationalization, digitalization, automation and communication.

Published: 11/21/2017

Technology Tuesday: EDM Success

Cruise through this week’s Technology Tuesday slideshow to see EDM units that shops across the country have used to increase capacity and leverage greater efficiency in their processes.