MOLD MATERIALS

Single-Brand EDM Arsenal Helps Moldmaker Speed Services for Diverse Clientele

Microtech Precision sticks with Mitsubishi EDM (and milling) technology to optimize machining capabilities for molds, dies and more.

Combining Customized Software with CMM Reduces Production Bottleneck

In order to reduce downtime on its EDM and CNC machines when setting up new jobs, moldmaker Kavia Tooling turned to a coordinate measuring machine from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence to create an offline zero transfer system ahead of the manufacturing process for parts and electrodes. 
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2020 Sourcing & Technology Guide: EDM

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services with 11 sections, including EDM.
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Graphite Machining Capabilities Enables Tighter Tolerances

Tri-Gemini has expanded its graphite machining capabilities for high complexity electrodes.

Investment in Advanced EDM Equipment Sets Shop Apart With Unique Wire EDM Capabilities

Extreme Wire EDM capitalizes on technology investment to carve out competitive advantages serving the moldmaking industry.
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Milling, Wire and Sinker EDM Equipment Optimizes Production

MC Machinery features several of the company’s innovative milling, wire and sinker EDM equipment.
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Spark Track Prevents Wire Breakage for Stable EDM Processes

GF Machining Solutions offers Spark Track technology for wire-cutting EDM.

EDM Speeds Up Additive Part Separation, Preserves Part Integrity

GF Machining Solutions announces the AgieCharmilles Cut AM 500, a horizontal wire EDM designed to complement metal additive manufacturing.

Die-Sinking EDM Optimizes Micromachining Processes

GF Machining Solutions showcases the AgieCharmilles Form X 400 die-sinking EDM solution.

Design Capabilities and a Lean, Skilled Team Makes Do-Rite Die & Engineering a Valuable Source for Die Cast Dies

Do-Rite Die & Engineering’s skilled team knows how to achieve creating even the most complex details using EDM or a combination of electrodes and three-axis machining.

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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.

CAD Software Automates Die-Sinking Electrode Manufacturing

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

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, linear handling systems and software solutions for future Industry 4.0 infrastructures.

Cutting Edge Strategies for Optimizing Milling and EDM

Makino Technology Expo focuses on high-precision machining and digital technologies to advance moldmaking.
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MC Machinery Introduces New EDM Machines and More at National Open House

Focus on new EDM technologies and milling strategies shows attendees how they can optimize production.
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Makino Continues to Raise the Bar on Machining Technologies

Packed with information to help attendees advance moldmaking, and more, Makino’s Technology Expo shows the company’s commitment to its customers’ successes.
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The Impact of 3D Printing on Wire EDM

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

2019 Technology Review: EDM

MoldMaking Technology’s 2019 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide offers some of the latest highlighted products and services from supplier companies from a variety of categories, including EDM.

2019 Sourcing Guide: EDM

MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is a comprehensive guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including EDM.