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Machining the Impossible - Wire EDM Services

Working with Elimold can help you overcome production set backs by providing support, quality, and timely delivery of CNC machined parts. Our dependable performance and quality are top notch. We have a 99.7% on time delivery record to prove it. Avoid the pricey commission fees from middlemen and hire us for all your precision CNC machining & parts needs.
As an industry leader in machining, turning, and milling services, our team knows what our clients require for long-term and sustainable success. We can choose the best machining service to meet your production targets on time and within budget.

  • EDM Machining tolerances held to .0002”
  • EDM hole drilling as small as .010”
  • Superior ultra fine surface finishes
  • EDM High Speed Drilling (EDM Hole Popping)
  • 30º Tapers Up to 15” inch thick
  • EDM Cuts up to 24” inch thick
  • EDM Capacities to 24” thick and 2000 lbs

Providing Outstanding Wire EDM Discharge Machining & Services for Over 10 Years

At Elimold we started using wire EDM technology in the early 2010 to make the tooling and dies for our other manufacturing processes. Several years later, we expanded our EDM department to include full production capabilities for customer projects.

Today, we utilize a fleet of state-of-the-art Mitsubishi wire EDM machines to produce tooling and dies and custom two-dimensional metal parts and components for our customers. We continuously upgrade our wire EDM technology to ensure that we have the most advanced capabilities available.

Most of our EDM systems are used for customer part production, with a small number dedicated to tool and die making. However, we can scale our production capabilities as needed, and transition some or all our tool and die EDM processes to part production to deliver high-volume part orders as quickly and efficiently as possible. This flexibility is advantageous for us and for our customers.

We specialize in cutting microkeratome Lasik blades for medical use in very high quantities. Each of the Lasik blades goes through an on-site, 100% optical inspection using our OGP Smartscope, as well as an ultrasonic cleaning process. Elimold’s EDM services have been applied in medical, aerospace, defense, laser technology, electronics, jewelry, athletic industry applications, and many more. Whether your project utilizes wire EDM or sinker EDM machines, we can guarantee tight tolerances for the smallest to the largest of parts, in any quantity from one to the millions. No industry or application is out of our range, and no project is too big or too small. As a full-service EDM job shop, Elimold can do it all!

Types of EDM

There are three types of EDM cutting processes. These include:

  • Die sinking EDM – The die sinking EDM process is the conventional electric discharge machining process. Die sinking EDM uses a die to create complex features. Die sinking EDM involves the use of a die, which is an electrode made out of copper or graphite and is used to shape the metal. An electric current is passed through the die to erode the metal away in a controlled manner. The die is then gradually moved in order to create the desired shape while the material excess is flushed away in the dielectric fluid. This process is particularly useful for machining complex shapes that are difficult to create using conventional machining techniques and other EDM methods.
  • Wire cut EDM – Something like a wire cutting through cheese, the wire EDM machining process relies on a thin wire that cuts through metal via spark erosion. Wire EDM works by using a thin wire to create sparks between the wire and the material being cut. The sparks erode the material and create a precise cut. This process can be used to cut complex shapes and intricate patterns. In many cases wire EDM is faster and more accurate than traditional machining methods, making it cost-effective for certain shapes. When two axis of motion are involved it results in parts with vertical edges and two-dimensional shapes. EDM wire cutting machines are capable of creating complex shapes with incredibly tight tolerances. Materials that can be cut by wire EDM include all conductive metals such as titanium, steel, aluminum, and brass.
  • Hole drilling EDM – Hole drilling EDM is a machining process that uses electrical discharges to create holes in metals. The process is similar to conventional drilling, but instead of using a drill bit, an electrode is used to create sparks between the workpiece and electrode. The spark discharges melt or vaporize tiny amounts of the workpiece, which can then be further machined to the required size and shape. Hole drilling EDM is an extremely accurate and precise method of machining and can be used to create holes in very hard materials. Hole drilling EDM can create small and deep cavities in materials.

Advantages of Wire EDM

Compared to other precision metal cutting processes, wire EDM has many advantages:

  • No custom tooling required – delivery times are short
  • No cutting forces present – virtually no burrs generated
  • Workpiece material hardness does not affect cutting speed
  • Improved surface finishes – no additional finishing or polishing needed
  • Tools & metal parts are machined after heat treatment – dimensional accuracy is maintained
  • Highly repeatable with no deformation
  • Ability to stack, string & nest multiple parts
  • Ideal for delicate & complex parts
  • Tight tolerances & precise fits
  • Small corners & radii
  • Narrow slots & thin walls

Wire EDM cutting is ideal when the workpiece material doesn’t lend itself to conventional CNC machining, for example hardened tool steels and exotic materials.

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Elimold Possesses broad edm machining capabilities

Elimold has been providing reliable and affordable machining and milling solutions since 2010. As one of the top wire EDM machining companies in the China, we have the in-house capabilities to execute a wide range of EDM machining projects. We are an ISO- and AS-certified small business that is a full-service machining solutions provider. We can produce a customized precision EDM part that will exceed your quality and performance expectations.

Our ongoing investment in technology, manpower and equipment enables us to remain at the forefront of machining innovation and continue to deliver exceptional value to every customer, whether it’s a large company with hundreds of employees or a ten-person shop that needs a cost-effective solution for smaller machining jobs. We are able to provide specialized machining services that are beyond the scope of many of our competitors, enabling our customers to remain viable in today’s challenging global marketplace.

Contact Us to Learn More About Our EDM Machining Services
Discover why so many companies in aerospace, electronics, telecommunications and general manufacturing turn to Elimold for all their machining needs. Contact us to for more information about our wire EDM machining services and to receive a no-obligation project quote today.

Wire EDM Capabilities

Electrical Discharge Machining Processe
  • Hole Popper EDM
  • Wire EDM
Cutting Axis4 Axis 
FixturingIn-House Fixturing & Tooling 
Part LengthUp to 13.5″ 
Part WidthUp to 19.5″ 
Part HeightUp to 10.5″ 
Hole Diameter (Hole Popper)0.003″ to 0.12″ 
EDM Wire Diameter0.008″ to 0.0012″ 
Maximum Taper17° for 4″ Thick Material 
  • Aluminum (All Alloys)
  • Beryllium Copper
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Copper Nickel
  • Copper
  • Nickel Alloys
  • Nickel Silver
  • Phosphorous Bronze
  • Spring Steel
  • Stainless Steel (2B, #3 & #8)
  • Steel (CRS, HRPO & HRS)
  • Titanium
  • Tool Steel
Testing & Inspection Equipment
  • CMM Equipment
  • Hardness Testers
  • Laser Scanners
  • Master Gauge Blocks
  • Optical Comparators
  • Pull Testers
Finishing Services
  • Deburring
  • Glass Bead Blasting
  • Graining (Brushed Finish)
  • Polishing
  • Sand Blasting
  • Vibratory Tumbling
Plating Services
  • Anodizing
  • Bright Dip
  • Standard (Multiple Colors)
  • Hard Coat
  • Barrel Plating
  • Black Chrome
  • Black Oxide
  • Bright Nickel
  • Brush Nickel
  • Cadmium
  • Chromate (Clear or Yellow)(Also known as Iridite or Chem Film)
  • Chrome
  • Copper
  • Etching
  • Electroless Nickel
  • Electropolish
  • Gold
  • Hard Chrome
  • Passivation (Nitric of Citric)
  • Phosphate Pretreat)
  • Rhodium
  • Silver
  • Tin
  • Zinc (Clear, Yellow or Black)
  • Hexavalent
  • Trivalent (RoHs Compliant)
  • Zinc Cobalt
  • Plating Certified to AS9100, ISO, ITAR & NADCAP
Coating Services
  • Dielectric Paint
  • E-coating
  • Powder Coating
  • PTFE
  • Wet Paint
Additional Services
  • Assembly
  • Centerless Grinding
  • Engraving
  • Heat Treating
  • Ink Fill
  • Kitting
  • OD Grinding
  • Silk Screening
Inventory Management Services
  • Consignment Programs
  • Custom Stocking Programs
  • Customer Portal Management
  • JIT Shipping
  • Kanban
  • Min-Max
  • Vendor Managed Inventory
Production Volume
  • Blanket Orders Accepted
  • High Volume
  • Low Volume
  • Prototypes
  • Small Quantities Typical
Lead Times Available
  • 1-2 Week Expedited Service Available
  • 2-4 Weeks Typical
Specific Lead Time Quoted on a Job by Job Basis

Additional Information

Industry Focus
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Computers
  • Construction
  • Defense
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental
  • Firearms
  • Furniture
  • Hospitality
  • Jewelry
  • Lighting
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Military
  • Mining
  • OEM
  • Other
  • Retail
  • Security
  • Telecommunications
  • Textile
  • Transportation
Industry Standards
  • AS9100 Revision C Certified (#12912)
  • Conflict Materials Compliant
  • DFAR Compliant
  • ISO 9001:2008 Certified (#12912)
  • ITAR Registered (M23878)
  • Reach Compliant
  • RoHs Compliant
  • SVHC Compliant
File Formats
  • Autodesk Inventor (Preferred)
  • Any .STP File
  • NX (Unigraphics)
  • Parasolid
  • Pro/E
  • Solid Edge
  • SolidWorks (Preferred)

Medical EDM Parts Manufacturing

Medical technology is advancing by leaps and bounds, requiring the CNC industry to advance right alongside it. Manufacturers producing medical devices, implants, and surgical components of micron sizes or with intricate details choose wire EDM to get the job done right. Capable of cutting a multitude of materials – including titanium, stainless steel, copper, aluminum, Inconel, Kovar, carbide and more – wire EDM is preferred over other machining techniques for its ability to quickly produce medical components with repeatable accuracy and measurable results. If you’re looking for a machine shop offering wire EDM, before wasting money and time, make sure they can actually meet your needs. The proper equipment is important but qualified, experienced CNC programmers and engineers are a must when working on delicate medical products.

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Components We've Built Using Wire EDM

Part Application Industry Material Specific Feature
Spray Nozzle Urethane Application Automotive AISI 316 Stainless Steel Locating Spray Slot within 0.0005″
Inner Diaphragm Hydraulic Flow Energy Research 6Al-4v Grade 5 Titanium 4″ Diameter Cylinder with 0.008″ Thick Wall
Actuator, Arm Night Vision Goggles Military 17-4PH Stainless Steel Cond A 20 Tooth Ratchet Profile
Torsion Spring Pin Retainer Retention Cap Oil & Gas 13CR-L80 NACE MR0175 EDM Wire Curved Profile
Hex Stop Shaft Control Component Oil & Gas 4330 V MOD Steel Matched Sets of Hexagon Rings
Aperture Plate Laser Alignment Energy Tungsten Nickel Alloy 250 Micron Thru Holes
Flexure Electronic Control Research and Development AISI 303 Stainless Steel EDM Wire 0.015″ Wide Slot
Spreader Tweaker Pick and Place Device Circuit Board Manufacturing M2 Tool Steel Fine Wire EDM Cut
Plenum Base Fuel Flow Military 6LA-4v Titanium per AMS 4928 Machine 0.010″ Thick Tube Wall
Bottom Clamp Microwave Reader Research and Development Glidcop AL-15 000-120 Threaded Holes

Our Wire EDM Services as a Perfect Solution for Your Challenging Parts

What makes DEK the leading wire EDM services provider is the quality control, top-grade material selection, and precision machining to achieve tighter tolerances of your parts to maintain exceptional quality and performance. Our primary focus is to surpass your expectations and give you exactly what you desire. DEK’s wire EDM services are cost-efficient and feature prices that are unbeatable in the whole market.
Contact us to learn more about wire-cut EDM services and request a quote today at the best price.