Titanium Rings

The ring samples were created to demonstrate the effectiveness of Wire-cut EDM technology for creating artistic consumer products in a relatively short amount of time. The samples were cut from titanium using the WEDM and then polished by using a Sodick EBM.

Machining Data:

Machine:
Sodick AQ327L WEDM
Work material:
Grade 5 Titanium (Ti-6Al-4V)
Dielectric: De-ionized water (non-submerged)
Wire: 0.25mm hard brass
Work thickness: 2mm
Surface roughness:
5 um, Ry
Total cycle time: 76 min