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    Hi wea-sel: The EDM control writes the motion...

    Hi wea-sel:
    The EDM control writes the motion commands without you having to do anything except tell it how big you want the orbit to be.
    It's a super common function on every CNC EDM control out...
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    Hi Wes: Orbiting is NOT rotation; instead how it...

    Hi Wes:
    Orbiting is NOT rotation; instead how it works is that the electrode is made small enough that it can be put inside the bore without touching the sidewalls.
    Then the workpiece is displaced...
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    Good point SteveEX30: There is no need to make...

    Good point SteveEX30:
    There is no need to make this trode fancy or accurate.
    You know, while I'm thinking of it, you could even make the trode by wrapping a heavy copper wire in a spiral around a...
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    Hi CarbideBob: I understood it to mean he wanted...

    Hi CarbideBob:
    I understood it to mean he wanted a helical oil distribution groove passing through his lubrication port ...I'm not sure why with the inner race of a Timken bearing.
    It looks like he...
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    Hi wea-sel: Yes this can be done; the whole...

    Hi wea-sel:
    Yes this can be done; the whole trick is going to be making the electrode.
    Do you have a VMC with a fourth axis?
    If so you can make a trode out of Telco copper yourself and save a pile...
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