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EDM Machining

  • SODICK VLQ600 Wire EDM Machine

X-Travel: 23.62″ (600 mm)
Y-Travel: 15.75″ (400 mm)
Z-Travel: 10.63″ (270 mm)

There are several benefits of using an EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) machine:

  1. High precision: EDM machining is capable of achieving very high levels of precision, often within tolerances of just a few microns. This makes it an ideal process for creating complex and intricate shapes.

  2. No tool wear: Unlike traditional machining methods, EDM machining does not involve any cutting tools that can wear down or break. Instead, the process uses electrical discharges to remove material, which means that the electrode remains unchanged and can be used repeatedly.

  3. Capability to machine hard materials: EDM machining is particularly well-suited for machining hard and difficult-to-machine materials such as titanium, tungsten carbide, and hardened tool steels. It is also capable of machining materials that are too brittle for traditional machining methods.

  4. Minimal residual stress: EDM machining does not generate significant amounts of heat, which means that it does not cause the same level of thermal stress as traditional machining methods. This results in less residual stress and distortion in the workpiece.

  5. Wide range of applications: EDM machining can be used in a wide range of applications, from creating molds and dies for injection molding to machining aerospace components and medical implants.

Overall, EDM machining is a highly precise and versatile process that offers a number of advantages over traditional machining methods, particularly for machining hard and complex materials.

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