Wire Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) Services Now Available From CDM

CDM Electronics, a full-line authorized interconnect distributor and value-added manufacturer, has expanded machine shop capabilities that now includes Wire Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM). CDM’s 5,000 square foot Turnersville, NJ, machine shop is dedicated full-time to producing component parts and supporting internal requirements utilizing state-of-the-art processes and equipment.

“Along with traditional CNC processes like milling and turning, CDM now has onsite Makino U3 Wire EDM equipment” said Zoe Browne, Product Manager, “with this all-new capability allowing CDM to address our customers’ most complex machined component requirements.” The automated EDM process utilizes thermal energy and is primarily used for hard metals or those that would be very difficult to machine with traditional techniques.

Other services that can be accommodated by the expanded CDM Machine Shop include 3, 4 and 5 Axis automated CNC milling, automated high-speed CNC turning, grinding, drill/punch press, tapping, mechanical assembly, sand blasting and other surface prep. Materials machined include aluminum, brass, copper, hardened steel, Inconel, plastics, stainless steel and titanium. Software accommodated includes MasterCam, AutoCAD Open, A360 Desktop, Autodesk AutoCAD 2022, CAMWorks 2022, CAMWorks Solids 2022, ImageView, UPG 1.0, Adobe and Microsoft Office formats.