The electrical discharge machining (EDM) process provides one of the best alternatives or sometimes the only alternative to machine a number of high-strength and corrosion and wear reistant materials used in a broad spectrum of industries. This paper presents an overview of recent research efforts in process modeling, surface integrity evaluation and estimation. The development of on-line monitoring and control of the gap conditions, development of semiconductive electrodes, horizontal EDM, techniques of electrode forming, technological databases, and expert systems are also mentioned.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||var paging Mr89-425|
|Journal||SME Technical Paper (Series) MR|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 1989|
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