Ram EDM Machines

A Hole New Game: Precision EDM Holemaking Goes Smaller, Deeper and Faster

While hole-popper systems are quite capable of generating very small accurate holes with good surface quality, advanced EDM drilling systems dramatically increase a shop’s capability to consistently produce tiny holes that are even more accurate and with higher quality.
Ram EDM Machines: Articles

Major Tool & Machine Adds Large Part Production Capacity

The MAG (Giddings & Lewis) VTC 2500 is engineered to make short work of large-part turning for a variety of industries, offering multiprocessing machining capabilities with high-end specifications like 61 in of full X-axis travel left/right of center, 108.5 in rail height, 2,700 mm swing and 84-kW table drive.(Click on photo to enlarge it)
The 500,000 sq ft climate-controlled campus is scheduled to be completed in 2015.

Makino Establishes Aerospace Engine Technology Group

The new EDBV3 EDM machine is designed specifically to produce cooling holes and diffuser shapes in turbine blades.(Click on photo to enlarge it)
This group will deliver the machines, processes and engineering solutions necessary to produce complex jet engine and turbo machinery components at the highest quality and lowest cost.

2013 State of the Industry: Don Lane, Makino

Don LaneMakino"Manufacturers face several unique needs, including trained manpower, process engineering capability, automated technologies and reliable unattended machine operation. To meet these needs, there is a growing trend toward investments in services and support beyond the initial machine tool investment. To address shortages in trained manpower, manufacturers are projected to outsource several engineering roles to machine suppliers, relying on these partners for a greater share of machine monitoring, maintenance and repair."(Click on photo to enlarge it)
Don Lane is the president and chief executive officer of Makino, Inc., which designs and manufactures horizontal and vertical machining centers, electrical discharge machines and production systems for the die/mold, aerospace and automotive industries in North and South America.

Corporate Profile: Makino

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An overview of the company and its organization, products, services and capabilities.

Global Titanium R&D Center is a Showcase for Makino

Machine tool manufacturer Makino is focused on machining titanium at its new Ohio facility that includes state-of-the-art machine tools, specialized titanium machining and tooling experts, CMM equipment, and all the necessary tools and talent to further titanium machining technologies.


Ram EDM Machines: Products

Heavy-Duty Die Sinker EDM for High Accuracy Machining

The DS-550CM Die Sinker EDM has an X-Y-Z working capacity of 20 in x 16 in x 14 in, with the capability to do 3-axis machining in 6 directions, multi-cavity, circular, square and any angle orbiting, internal/external spherical, and 45 deg corner machining. This EDM can also do 3-axis linear machining, 2-axis arc machining, and offers helical machining electrode compensation.
The Accutex DS-550CM Die Sinker EDM from Absolute Machine Tools includes a built-in C axis with 360 deg indexing, an automatic electrode changer, dielectric cooler, and custom tooling package.


Makino's latest Ram EDM machinery, the new EDAF Series, features a new mechanical design for increased rigidity and reduced thermal distortion.


Check out the latest advancements in micro-machining, ultra precision and superior finishing with these EDM technologies.