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Plunge EDM Companies

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of plunge EDM companies and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source plunge EDM companies with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate plunge EDM companies that will design and engineer plunge EDM's for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading plunge EDM companies.View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for small plunge EDM, precision plunge EDM, or 5axis plunge EDM.

  • Rochester Hills, MI

    If you are in need of plunge EDM then you have come to the right company. Here at Avon Broach we strive to build lasting relationships with our customers and we aim to be your source of EDM services. We will provide a custom solution that meets your exact needs. If you have any questions then feel free to visit our website for more information!

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  • Farmers Branch, TX

    With over 75 years of experience, Applegate EDM has been looking for new ways to bring its customers innovative, high quality products and wire EDM services. At Applegate EDM, we are committed to assisting you with any wire EDM or small hole EDM services you may need, no matter how big or small. For more information, visit our website or call Applegate today.

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  • Franklin, MA

    We do plunge EDM better than the competition! Our philosophy is simply to be the best possible company we can be while maintaining the highest levels of customer service in the industry. Our research and development department works around the clock in order to keep our products on the leading edge of technological innovation at all times. We have over 30 years of experience that we want to put to work for you! Call us today to learn more!

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  • Tucker, GA

    As an ISO certified company we are committed to providing the highest quality plunge EDM in the industry. We provide products for industries such as medical and aerospace and we want to bring our products to you! Our technicians will work with you in order to come up with a product that will fulfill your needs. We will provide you a quote and delivery estimate within 4 hours of first contact. For more information visit our website today!

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  • Croydon, PA

    B-TEC solutions is a dynamic, technology and data-driven company that brings together the tools, equipment and top talent in the industry. The ultimate in speed and precision, our EDM complement includes state-of-the-art Wire, RAM and Drilling.

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ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

Passing the Test

For decades, the aerospace industry has relied on electrical discharge machining (EDM) for the manufacturing of aircraft components. Because of the shapes and alloys used in aerospace equipment, EDM has been the only viable option for these parts and, in the past, was seen as a necessary evil. The problem with EDM in the past was that surface integrity became compromised due to extreme temperatures generated by the process. The intense heat was creating micro cracks in the HAZ and recast layers, which could cause severe stress fractures and could... Read More

The Advantages of Plunge EDM

It is often a wonder how far technology has come throughout the years. Man is capable of doing almost anything these days, from communicating around the globe to being able to travel to the moon and back. As technology continues to increase daily, it is exciting to imagine all of the things that may be possible in a few hundred years (assuming we didn't destroy the planet on our way ). One way that technology has really grown is the way that we machine different items. Carving by hand has... Read More

Plunge EDM and Other Forms

Plunge electrical discharge machining or EDM is a way of making parts by eroding material by using electrical shock or sparks that generate enough heat to allow shaping to happen. Plunge EDM is the only of method of EDM in which they use heat to melt the excess metal away. It allows for the removal of metal much easier so any object can be formed. The method is perhaps best known for the capability to produce difficult shapes and designs out of the hardest of metals. This is a very... Read More

businessIndustry Information

Plunge EDM

Plunge EDM, which goes by many names including conventional EDM, sinker EDM and ram EDM, produces parts by eroding materials in the path of the EDM tool using electrical discharges, or sparks that can generate heat anywhere from eight to twenty thousand degrees. The piece of material to be worked on is connected to a power supply and then an electrode is used to create a conductive path and cut the material into the desired shape or pattern.

Plunge EDM, which goes by many names including conventional EDM, sinker EDM and ram EDM, produces parts by eroding materials in the path of the EDM tool using electrical discharges, or sparks that can generate heat anywhere from eight to twenty thousand degrees. The piece of material to be worked on is connected to a power supply and then an electrode is used to create a conductive path and cut the material into the desired shape or pattern. There is no actual contact between the electrode and the work piece as the erosion takes place as a response to the electrical current being produced. The process takes place in a dielectric fluid, allowing electricity to be conducted. The fluid is always used to flush away the debris from the process allowing for clean and burr free edges. Plunge EDM is ideal for applications such as injection mold tooling, micro hole drilling, keyways, washers and scientific research apparatus. Industries served include aerospace, medical, tool and die, automobile and military. It is able to achieve high tolerances on complex geometries and patterns. Unlike wire EDM which uses a pre-drilled hole to feed the wire into for the process, plunge EDM does not require a hole. Common plunge EDM electrodes include machined graphite, copper tungsten and brass.

One of the two major types of EDM, plunge EDM differs from its counterpart wire EDM nor only in terms of the type of electrode used but also because plunge EDM has 3D capacities while wire EDM can only produce 2D parts. Furthermore, plunge or ram EDM can be applied to hard materials including stainless steel, copper, graphite, and exotic metals that would cause difficulties during conventional machining. The process of electrical discharge machining typically takes place in a shallow bath of dielectric fluid, which prevents premature sparking and flushes away debris. For high precision pieces, CNC EDM is used in which CNC machines are used to guide, monitor and control the machining process, as well as CAD and CAM software to ensure the highest tolerances. One disadvantage to using this process is the extra time and costs involved with fabricating the electrodes necessary for the specific procedure. These can be costly and can wear down easily due to the intensity of the electrical process. Therefore, it is important to take this aspect of EDM Machining into consideration before committing, however, the tight tolerances and minimal product damage remain as advantageous benefits to using EDM.



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Plunge EDM - Avon Broach and Production Company
Plunge EDM - Avon Broach and Production Company
Plunge EDM - Avon Broach and Production Company