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Aerospace - Parts

JET ENGINE TURBINE RING DOVETAILS

This is the hub of a rotating turbine disc of a jet engine. The dovetails are cut by wire EDM with all pressure faces within 0.0006" contour tolerance

Project Details

Location: United States of America

Category: Aerospace

Category: Jet Engines

Case Study 1

Aerospace - Parts

Case Study 2

Aerospace - Microwave horn

6 INCH SQUARE BLOCK OF 6061T6 ALUMINUM CONVERTED TO A MICROWAVE HORN USING ONLY WIRE EDM. ALL WALL THICKNESSES 0.020”. PRIOR TO THIS METHOD, THESE HORNS WERE FABRICATED FROM PIECES OF SHEET METAL BRAISED AT THE JOINtS.

 

Project Details

Location: United States of America

Category: Aerospace

Category: Jet Engines

Big Parts

 

BIG RING

The customer needed this ring split into 2 halves WITHOUT ANY MATERIAL LOSS!

While that was impossible, we were able to restrict the loss to 0.011" by using 0.008" diameter EDM wire to separate the halves.

Project Details

Location: United States of America

Category: Industrial

Category: Big Parts

Case Study 3

Tall Parts

Case Study 4

Customer needed a square hole machined all the way through a 49" long aluminum bar.

We extended the wire EDM machine, gun drilled a start hole, threaded the wire & within a cut the required contour.

49” TALL X 4” SQUARE ALUMINUM BAR CONVERTED INTO SQUARE TUBE BY USING WIRE EDM TO REMOVE 3” SQUARE CENTER CORE.

Project Details

Location: United States of America

Category: Industrial

Category: Tall Parts

Medical - Surgical

Instruments and
Medical Parts

 

This tiny component is inserted into a patient's vein.

Project Details

Location: United States of America

Category: Medical

Category: Surgical

Case Study 5

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