Wire EDM

Here at Twin City EDM and Manufacturing, we offer wire EDM services to enable our machinists to work with hard metals that are generally too difficult to machine via other conventional methods. By using wire, our experts can program the machinery to cut difficult and delicate shapes. This allows us to work closely with customers requiring close tolerance cutting of complex geometrics.

We manufacture our own tooling at Twin City EDM, which gives us the capability of cutting a variety of part sizes up to 53″ x 30″ x 17″. The Wire EDM process gives us the ability to work with wire as small as .004” for intricate shapes and up to .012” for larger shapes. We also have the ability to machine any conductive material including heat treated metals and specialty alloys such as Nitinol and Kovar. The wire EDM methods help cut down on manpower and speed up overall turnaround time. This allows us to prepare general product and custom made parts in as little as one to two weeks. Our precision, expertise, competitive rates and lead times make us one of the top wire EDM service providers in the industry.

Processes
Wire Electro Discharge Machining (EDM), Wire Travel Electro Discharge Machining (EDM)
Equipment Capabilities
CNC Control Capabilities, Auto Threaders, Compatible for Automation
Cutting Axis
5-Axis
Metal Materials
Stainless Steel, Steel, Tool Steel, Aluminum, Titanium, Carbide, Graphite, Copper, Brass, Bronze, Nickel, Tin, Lead, Castings, Powdered Metals, Conductive Ceramics
Exotic Metal Materials
Inconel, Kovar, Nitinol, Gold, Molybdenum, Niobium
Wire Size
0.004 to 0.012 Inch
Length
0 to 53 Inch
Width
0 to 30 Inch
Height
0 to 20 Inch
Re Radii
0.0015 to 0.007 Inch
Weight
0 to 600 lb
Hole Tolerance (+/-)
0.0001 Inch
Contour Tolerance (+/-)
0.0002 Inch
Inspection
Zeiss Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM with Scaning Head), QPM Vision Systems
Testing
Pull, Mag Particle, Pressure
Quality
ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 13485:2016
Production Volume
Prototype to High Volume Production
Typical Lead Time
1 to 2 weeks, On-Time Delivery
Efficiency
Lights Out Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing
Industries Served
Medical, Surgical, Aircraft, Aerospace, Defense, Industrial
Industry Standards Met
ASTM 485, MIL-W-13855, MIL-L-45208A, MIL-Q-9858A, ISO 9001:2015 Certified, ISO 13485:2016 Compliant
File Formats Accepted
SolidWorks, MasterCAM, IGUS, XB, STP, Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format (DXF)

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