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Q:  What is EDM?

EDM (electrical discharge machining), is a manufacturing process whereby a desired shape is obtained by using electrical discharges.  It is often used in OEM.  An "original equipment manufacturer" (OEM) is a company that produces parts and equipment that may be marketed by another manufacturer.  EDM is a machining method primarily used for hard metals or those that would be very difficult to machine with traditional techniques.

Q:  What are other names for EDM?

EDM is an acronym for the following:


  • Electrical Discharge Machining

  • Electric Discharge Machining

  • Electronic Discharge Machining

  • Electron Discharge Machining

  • Electric Discharge Machines

  • Electro-Discharge Machining

  • Electronic Discharge Machine

EDM is also known as spark machining, spark eroding, burning, die sinking, wire burning or wire erosion.

Q:  Where can I find EDM parts near me?

edm parts .com is a serves the greater Chicago area and nationwide with premier EDM parts, supplies and consumables.

Q:  What if I don't know what EDM parts I need?

If you are unsure what EDM parts you need, just call us.  We are here to help and advise you on the best EDM solutions for your needs.

Q:  What if I don't see the exact part I need on your website?

With so many different EDM machines and models, it's difficult to list all the products.  Even if you do not see the excat part on our website, chances are we still carry it.  We are only a phone call away for free advice or a fast quote 888-771-3336

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