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Wire EDM


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At Astro Manufacturing and Design, we're committed to providing our customers with the latest in cutting-edge technology and machining. With this in mind, Astro Manufacturing and Design has invested heavily in Electrical Discharge Machinery (EDM) technology. We use a complete family of EDM machinery that will accommodate a wide variety of needs—all with CNC capabilities. With both wire EDM and sinker EDM processes, we’ll find the right approach for your unique project.

Wire EDM is ideal for producing complex designs on hardened materials, and our advanced wire EDM capabilities include a range of high-speed production machines. These wire EDM machines offer cutting areas of up to 48” x 25” x 16” in height. For your special needs, our wire EDM machines can accommodate up to 30-degree taper cuts.

New, state-of-the-art, four axis programming for wire EDM machines integrates your CAD files for increased cost savings, and quicker turn-around on production parts. Our experienced wire EDM machinists can also suggest design modifications to help ensure you receive the most cost effective machining available. To learn more about our wire EDM abilities, please see below.





Capabilities  · Wire EDM Equipment

Capabilities

Cutting Area

Up to 18 1/4" x 12 1/4" x 15 3/4" in height

Taper Cuts

Can accommodate up to 30º

Tolerance

+/-.0005"

Materials

  • Carbon Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Magnesium
  • Titanium
  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Delrin
  • Plastics
  • Celcon

  • We also work with:
    • Ferrous
    • Non-Ferrous
    • Castings
    • Forgings
    • Extrusions

    Secondary Operations

    Polishing

    Certification

    Certified materials used upon customer request with full traceability if needed.

    Preferred Drawing File Formats

    Our Preferred File Types are the following:

  • Solidworks
  • ProEngineer
  • IGES
  • STEP
  • STL
  • E-Drawings
  • AutoCAD
  • PDF
  • TIFF
  • Parasolids

  • We can view just about any of the other File Types:
    • Inventor
    • Solid Edge
    • Catia
    The actual file extensions for these packages are varied.


    Wire EDM Equipment
      Wire, sinker, and small hole EDM
      (4) axis programming
      30° taper cut, high precision




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