University of California, DAVIS
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.
||Sodick AQ327L WEDM|
||Grade 5 Titanium (Ti-6Al-4V)
|Dielectric:||De-ionized water (non-submerged)
|Wire:||0.25mm hard brass
||5 um, Ry
|Total cycle time:||76 min