If you hit a roadblock milling a part conventionally, Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) may be your best solution. EDM is a highly controlled and repeatable method that machines conductive materials of any hardness through a series of exacting energized spark erosion to high precision. This has its advantages for harder workpiece materials and smaller part features.
EDM machining benefits multiple industries, including die/mold, medical, aerospace, electronics, military and manufacturing. It’s a slower process than conventional methods, but it’s a more repeatable process that yields high accuracy and fine surface finishes. Also, it’s easily automated and run unattended, giving you 24/7 production with no attendant required.
What sets a Makino EDM apart from other types of EDM machining is its ease of use-operators of all skill levels can use our intuitive large HD touchscreen machine interface that works like a smartphone. Makino’s advanced Hyper-i control provides an identical streamlined interface for all Makino Wire EDM, Sinker EDM, and EDM Drilling machines, which dramatically reduces training requirements. Our EDMs require half the maintenance, greatly reduce the amount of machine consumables, decrease cycle time and perform faster than other machines on the market.
We’ve improved machine productivity by intelligently streamlining the interface. Your operators work faster and more efficiently with a touchscreen control that’s as easy to use as a tablet. Reduce operator errors with built-in operation steps and instant access to video tutorials and help functions.
We’re helping clients build medical hand tools, aerospace housings, jigs and surface fixtures with higher quality and speed. Our machines burn hotter, cutting parts 18 to 44 percent faster while holding tolerances of straightness to 0.0005” (T.I.R.) with one pass and 0.0002” (T.I.R) with two passes.
Our exclusive process technology found on Makino’s complete line of Ram EDMs that use a proprietary nontoxic powder called µSC and mixed into the dielectric fluid that helps produce superior surface finishes in a significantly shorter time.
Makino EDM exclusive that gives you industry-leading control technology. As part of the Makino UPJ-2, the world’s only conventional horizontal wire EDM machine, WireWIZARD technology delivers higher speed and better surface finishes with fewer passes and superior accuracy, with substantially reduced consumable and maintenance costs. WireWIZARD helps make the UPJ-2 the ideal choice for micromachining applications such as micro-miniature molds, fiber optics, inkjet nozzles and medical instruments.
BellyWIZARD™ is an exclusive Makino technology that increases straightness up to 40 percent. The result is that fewer passes are required compared to conventional wire EDM approaches. Makino’s BellyWIZARD™ technology automatically selects optimum machining parameters.
SurfaceWIZARD is an innovation from Makino that virtually eliminates witness lines that occur due to material thickness and stepped changes, all while maintaining part straightness.
Makino machines, processes, and engineering solutions produce the most accurate parts in the industry.
Lower part cycle times with greater accuracy, stability, and repeatability. The Makino competitive edge.
Faster throughput, finer finishes, and lower costs. Made possible with Makino’s intelligent technology.
Makino has a solution that can help lower your costs and increase your competitive advantage.
Makino machines and technology provide precision and flexibility for manufacturing medical parts.
Complex applications with micron-level tolerances. Makino machines and engineering can meet the demand.
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