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Wire EDM Companies

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial wire EDM companies and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source wire EDM companies with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These wire EDM companies can design and engineer wire EDM services to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these wire EDM companies and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for Swiss wire EDM, traveling wire EDM, wire plunge EDM.

  • Fridley, MN 763-783-7808

    Twin City is ISO 9001:2000 certified for all simple & complex EDM services, in addition to many other services & their forte is producing difficult, complex parts through their state-of-the-art equipment & highly skilled staff. TC will perform the nearly impossible & are known to give both 100% in quality & service. Their flexibility & versatility provide customers with affordable convenience.

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  • Mason, OH 513-573-7200

    Makino is a world leader in electrical discharge machinery technology, producing horizontal and vertical machining centers, wire EDM machines, and ram EDM machines. Makino is all a manufacturer needs to machine parts more accurately, productively and at a lower cost per part.

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  • LaVale, MD 800-272-1930

    The world’s leading small hole manufacturer since 1937, National Jet Company specializes in micro-hole drilling. We can drill holes as small as .0005’’ as we manufacture our own drilling machines includes broaches and punches. Featuring our very own micro EDM process, we are capable of producing EDM holes down to .002’’. We also utilize our own electrode extrusion process for EDM slots and shapes.

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  • Highland Heights, OH 800-474-4322

    Norman Noble specializes in conventional EDM, plunge EDM and small hole EDM services. Serves a range of industries such as aerospace, medical, automotive and more with quality electrical discharge machining. For medical device OEMS, high-tech applications and emerging industries, there’s no better, or more qualified source, for microprecision contract manufacturing than Norman Noble.

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  • Waukesha, WI 262-524-9100

    Wisconsin Metal Parts, Inc. specializes in precision wire EDM work. We wire EDM prototype and production parts, wire edm stamping die components and mold components. We will do just the wire edm for you or we will produce the parts complete.

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Wire EDM

Also known as electrical wire erosion, wire EDM is one of the most common types of electrical discharge machining, which uses the most accurate types of machining equipment to manufacture hard metals and other materials that are difficult to machine cleanly with conventional mechanical-cutting methods. As a highly-accurate tooling method that uses electrical energy to cut, drill, etch and machine metal parts, wire EDM has a long list of applications such as stripper plates, gears, punches, stamping die components, and producing plastic molds. In order to electrically discharge machine a metal part using wire, a hole or perforation must already be made in the metal - this is usually done by small hole EDM. Wire EDM can then be accomplished through sparks produced from the wire which is connected to a source of power or a generator. The sparks are electrical discharges that can generate heat anywhere from eight to twenty thousand degrees depending on the required processing temperatures for the work piece. Unlike plunge EDM, in wire EDM processes, a thin brass wire is fed through the pre-drilled hole in work piece and clamped on both ends by diamond guides. The wire is then used to create an intense electrical field between itself and the work piece with the electrical discharge, or sparks, eroding the surface of the work piece in the desired pattern or shape.

There is no actual contact between the electrode and the work piece, but rather a conductive path that is established between the electrode and the material. This process takes place in a bath of dielectric fluid, which prevents premature sparking and flushes away debris, conducts electricity between the electrode and the work piece and then flushes out the melted material. Wire EDM is used for cutting shapes through a selected part or assembly. Industries that utilize wire EDM machining technology include electronics, tool and die, aerospace, robotics and medical. Wire EDM offers several advantages compared to conventional cutting methods including the ability to machine complex shapes and patterns and to machine very hard materials, such as stainless steel, titanium, carbide and inconel, at close tolerances. Wire EDM is also a cost-effective and flexible machining process. Disadvantages of wire EDM include heavy electrode wear due to the nature of the electrical discharge process, and a slow rate of material removal making the conventional EDM process time-consuming. However, some technological developments in wire cut EDM include using multiple heads for cutting two materials at once, control for preventing wire breakage, automatic self-threading features and new programmable machining strategies for wire EDM optimization.



Wire EDM Companies
Wire EDM Companies
Wire EDM Companies - Wire Cut Company, Inc.
Wire EDM Companies - Wire Cut Company, Inc.