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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.

  • Farmers Branch, TX 866-618-5333

    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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  • Huntington Beach, CA 800-998-1885

    MILCO is an AS9003 compliant EDM service provider specializing in aerospace, medical & military industries, whose wide range of quality services are depended upon by many customers. MILCO offers the fastest turnaround & highly competitive prices. As an industry leader with specialized machines & a highly trained staff, you can expect top quality service that is precise, reliable & consistent.

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  • Meadville, PA 814-724-3732

    Imperial Carbide specializes in CNC machine work such as EDM machining, fixtures, molds, carbide wear, dies and die parts.Industries served include automotive, medical, electronics, telecommunications and razor blade. With our high-quality machinery, we are able to customize parts that suit your needs. For precision machining, think Imperial Carbide.

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  • Westminster, SC 864-647-0925

    In business since 1997, PMi2 is a firm believer in quality, efficiency, and continuous improvement. Our in-house services include wire and sinker EDM, CNC turning, and value added services such as heat treating, assembly/testing, and systems integration services. Industries served include tool and die manufacturers, robotics suppliers, and many more. Contact PMi2 today and tell us about your next project!

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  • Plainville, CT 860-614-4229

    At Wire EDM Solutions, we offer a variety of EDM services to meet our customer’s needs. We have experience serving a wide range of industries including aerospace, automotive, defense, medical, and power generation markets. Our team is dedicated to providing top quality customer service and flexible lead times at extremely competitive costs. To learn more about what we do, contact us today!

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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