American Wire EDM FAQ
How fast can I expect my part to be completed?
Depending on the complexity of the part, our timeline ranges from a couple of days to a couple of weeks.
What tolerances can you hold?
+/- .002 is easily obtainable. With multiple cuts, we can go to +/-.0002.
Can you still work with hand-drawn sketches?
Yes, we work with hand-drawn sketches all the time as long as tolerances are understood.
What types of metals are you equipped to work with? Are there any metals you cannot work with at this point in time?
We can cut any material that conducts electricity.
What is the minimum/maximum number of parts you can manufacture?
Anywhere from 1 to thousands.
Do you offer design assistance?
Yes, it’s very common to work with engineers on the phone or in person for material selection and toolmaker design suggestions.
Do you ship all over the world?
What do you need to provide a quote?
A PDF or print and quantities and we’ll take it from there.
How does the payment process work?
We will decide on terms and then we are able to accept Cash on Delivery or Credit Cards.
What is the minimum/maximum metal thickness you can work with?
.001 to 16 1/8”.
What is the largest part you can cut?
15” x 23” x 16.5” thick
How accurate are your machines?
Hold +/- 0.0001”
What is the smallest hole you can cut?
.011” with 1/8” thick material or less.