TITLE

Sometimes Graphite Just Isn't Enough

AUTHOR(S)
Mercer, Jerry
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Moldmaking Technology Magazine;Mar2007, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the advantages of using copper graphite electrodes for electrical-discharge machining (EDM) exotic metals such as beryllium copper, titanium, tungsten and carbide. The conductivity properties of copper and the resistance of graphite in a copper impregnated graphite electrode result in an ideal combination of metal removal and wear resistance. This means a more stable EDM process and an overall reduction in cost of production.
ACCESSION #
24391828

 

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