Chapter 7. Micro-EDM for Mold Inserts

  1. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Detlef Löhe3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Haußelt4
  1. J. Schmidt1,
  2. M. Knoll1 and
  3. T. Masuzawa2

Published Online: 29 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616725.ch7

Microengineering of Metals and Ceramics: Part I: Design, Tooling and Injection Molding

Microengineering of Metals and Ceramics: Part I: Design, Tooling and Injection Molding

How to Cite

Schmidt, J., Knoll, M. and Masuzawa, T. (2005) Micro-EDM for Mold Inserts, in Microengineering of Metals and Ceramics: Part I: Design, Tooling and Injection Molding (eds D. Löhe and J. Haußelt), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616725.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, Universität Karlsruhe, Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

  2. 4

    Institute for Materials Research III, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Production Science (wbk), University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany

  2. 2

    Institute of Industrial Science (IIS), University of Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312085

Online ISBN: 9783527616725

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Keywords:

  • micro-EDM;
  • EDM milling;
  • WEDG;
  • wire electro-discharge grinding;
  • micromolds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • State-of-the-Art in the Industrial Environment

  • Mold Insert Production by Die-Sinking EDM

  • Mold Insert Production by EDM Milling

  • Development of a New Type of Electrode for EDM Milling

  • Special WEDG Applications for Micro-EDM

  • Conclusion

  • References