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µTube: EDMing

AccuteX EDM Vice President Pete Intihar offers his own take on what's required to control the spark gap when performing wire EDMing operations at the micro scale in this brief video report shot during IMTS 2012.

July 25, 2011—With available wire diameters down to 0.05mm, the CUT 2000 wire cut EDM machine from Agie Charmilles LLC is said to open up new opportunities for ultra-precise machining of miniaturized components in the aerospace, defense, medical and semiconductor industries. In this brief video report, Agie Charmilles highlights the machine's automatic wire changer.

May 25, 2011—Sodick Inc. introduces new TMM3 electronic discharge power supply unit to its line of sinker EDMs. MICROmanufacturing Senior Editor Alan Richter interviews Sodick Inc. President Dave Thomas.

July 9, 2009—Xact Wire EDM Corp. celebrates its 25th anniversary this year—a period marked by growth and increasingly interesting times. 

“The last 5 years have been more interesting and challenging than the first 20,” said company co-founder John Dora.

Oct. 30, 2008—Graham Ruck, sales/applications manager for Leer Technologies Inc., reviews the newest features of the SARIX-200 3-D Multi-Axis MicroEDM Milling machine.