American Machinist

VMC tackles graphite and more.(EDM)

HSM 300 vertical high-speed machining centers cut graphite for EDM electrodes as well as other metals. They feature sealed cabinets and integrated extraction systems, including suction frames that remove dust from the point of machining. Machine axis accelerations are up to 1.7 G.

Liquid-cooled spindles on HSM 300s include hybrid-ceramic ball bearings for speeds up to 30,000 rpm. …

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