Medical Manufacturer EDM Department saves time with ESPRIT (1-Jun-2009)|
“ESPRIT provides a wide range of features that embed machining and tool expertise into the software. This saves time by automating many tedious programming functions. The knowledge base also can help reduce machining cycle times by providing programmers with standardized operations that have been optimized by highly skilled and experienced programmers.”
--- Mark Raleigh, president of the EDM Department
The EDM Department, an Illinois-based company that provides EDM tooling and contract manufacturing, was challenged with the difficult task of producing electrodes via sinker EDM.
By adopting ESPRIT and utilizing the ESPRIT KnowledgeBase ™, the company improved sinker EDM electrode programming and cycle time.
“The ESPRIT KnowledgeBase machining capabilities enable us to embed our machining expertise within the software, which substantially reduces programming time,” said Mark Raleigh, president of the EDM Department.
Open the attached file to read the full story, which appeared in the September 2008 edition of Modern Machine Shop.