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    Welcome back Larry

    Welcome back Larry
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    Can you answer a few questions. 1) What work...

    Can you answer a few questions.
    1) What work piece material are you machining?
    2) Electrode material?
    3) Size or the EDM surface LxWxD?
    4) Do you have an orbiting unit on your machine?
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    These machines used to have a plastic safety...

    These machines used to have a plastic safety shield so that the operator would not stick his hands in while cutting. On the top right side of the tank there should be a round opening if you place a...
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    Contact Poco Graphite they offer a free EDM Class...

    Contact Poco Graphite they offer a free EDM Class that will be very helpful to you. Poco.com
  5. Is this a production job where there are several...

    Is this a production job where there are several pieces to do?
    I have seen where the operator see’s the the electrode has EDMed through the part and stopped the cycle then manually back of of the...
  6. When is it breaking? During the EDM cycle,...

    When is it breaking?
    During the EDM cycle, positioning?
    What is the electrode material?
    Is it a fragile detail?
    More info will help figure this out.
    Thanks
    Dave
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    Sinker Training

    Poco Graphite offers EDM Training for sinkers covering electrode material, power settings, under sizing and electrode design. Their web-site is Poco Graphite > Home
    The training is free of charge...
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    Sinker EDM Training Program

    I see a lot of questions for sinker EDM for "How to Machine something". Poco Graphite offers a 3 day EDM Training Program. Check out their Web-site.

    Poco Graphite > Home

    The classes are...
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    On The Mondo Star, the Retract distance is the JU...

    On The Mondo Star, the Retract distance is the JU on the Mits and Erosion Time is the JD.
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    Support

    Try calling GFMS (847) 955-7100 ask for either Marc Godin or Tony Zienner.
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    When using the Jump cycle the JU is the up...

    When using the Jump cycle the JU is the up distance code and the JD is how long it will stay down in the cut before jumping back.
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    This rib should not be a problem, but care must...

    This rib should not be a problem, but care must be taken when both machining the electrode and the detail. Are you milling or grinding the electrode?
    Poco EDM-3 or EDM-4 will work for this...
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    On the Charmilles machines they have a tech file...

    On the Charmilles machines they have a tech file for Fine Graphite to Ampcoloy. These use negative polarity and low On-Times. The best electrode material is a copper impregnated material Like Poco...
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