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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.

Published: 11/9/2017

Throwback Thursday: 3S for EDM

Building efficiencies into every aspect of the moldmaking process is essential. Today’s Throwback Thursday feature shows how applying the sort, set and standardize principles of 5S to EDM operations can increase efficiency by minimizing waste....

Published: 10/10/2017

Technology Tuesday: EMO Wrap Up on EDM, Automation and Industry 4.0

EMO Hannover 2017 was a showcase for EDM developments, automation solutions and software for data-driven manufacturing.  EDM technology is evolving through new machine designs, thermal stability, powerful generators, parts handling robots,...

Published: 10/5/2017

Throwback Thursday: Criteria for Effective EDM

The work metal, EDM process priority, electrode material and machine are the four main considerations for effective EDM of non-standard alloys. These four areas play a critical role in making the overall EDM process profitable. Read this archiv...

Published: 9/18/2017

Three Takeaways from Die/Mold Expo

What do you gain by attending events like the Makino Die/Mold Expo that was held last week at the company’s Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Michigan? I asked a few of the moldmakers I met there to share their personal takeaways.

Published: 6/22/2017

Amerimold 2017: Multitudes of Metalworking Materials and Machines

Amerimold proved once again that it is THE event for moldmaking.