Our Makino 43 EDM sinker is equipped with a 32 position tool changer which gives us the opportunity to burn
lights out over nite or during the week ends unattended. This machine has a 64 AMP power supply with a “C” axis for rotating the
electrodes. It is capable of very fine finishes to a Ra of 4. We also have a CHARMILLS FORM 20 EDM sinker with a 32 amp power
supply. Both machines are equipped with EROWA 40 tooling.
Our OKOMOTO grinders, consists of a 12 x 24 which is used for larger plates or
multiple smaller inserts. Our second OKOMOTO is an 8 x 20. this machine is mainly used for grinding smaller inserts to a tolerance
of .00005. Both these grinders grind with full flood water coolant and are fully automatic with final depth settings & a specified
number of spark outs passes.
Our OKADA 543, high speed graphite machine produces 90% of all our electrodes which are used in
our two EDM sinkers. This machine is equipped with a 30,000 RPM spindle and an eight position tool changer. It is fully controlled
using Mastercam soft ware.
Our OKUMA MB-46VAE CNC mill
is used mainly for getting steel ready for heatreat & machining
mold bases to finish dimensions. This machine is equipped with an 8,000
RPM spindle. We also finish cut cavities in hardened steel as well
as prehard material. It is equipped with full flood water coolant and a
probe used for measuring & finding
center locations of inserts to be machined. All our CNC milling machines
are controlled using Mastercam software. The same person does the
programming as well as the actual set-up & machining.