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    Roughing only on aluminum will give about a...

    Roughing only on aluminum will give about a 90-100 Ra finish. That can be improved with skim passes. You can get down to a 35-40 with multiple skims (manufacture's specs will vary from machine to...
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    I'm not sure if I understand your question about...

    I'm not sure if I understand your question about "anything specific", but keep in mind Wire EDM is different from any other machining in that all parts have to be hung over an edge and suspended by...
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    I know of EDM Wire that goes down to .0008" dia....

    I know of EDM Wire that goes down to .0008" dia. Thank goodness I've never had to work with it. There are specialty shops that deal with super thin wire. More common sizes are .008, .010, .012"....
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    You have 'AWF Skip' turned on. Turn it off. Go...

    You have 'AWF Skip' turned on. Turn it off.

    Go to the bottom of the AWF Skip screen and erase all the location info for any and all skipped holes. There is an 'erase all' option.

    AWF Skip will...
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    Have you noticed if it drains faster during a...

    Have you noticed if it drains faster during a skim than a rough cut? If so, the drain gates are most likely blocked from closing all the way or the felt pad that acts as a thick gasket on each gate...
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