Offering a one-stop precision machining solution, Di-Spark Ltd operate sub-contract wire cut machining services to satisfy the world-class manufacturing requirements of engineering and high technology industries. During the evaluation of machining process application and process suitability, it often becomes apparent that alternative machining processes can improve the quality of manufacture within a lean manufacturing framework, thereby saving money for the customer and producing a superior part. Wire cut is a machining process which, during process evaluation, often replaces or works in tandem with traditional machining methods such as 5 axis machining and automated CNC mill-turn, to manufacture high technology components.

wire cut machining

Wire cut services at Di-Spark run 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and running within a QMS certified to AS9100 revision C.

Wire Cut Machining, Assisting Rapid Response Manufacturing

Our wire cut machining cell operates seamlessly alongside our rapid response machining cell, which offers the latest precision 5 axis machining technologies – running 24/7 and configured to handle rapid response, just-in time inventory management and short notice customer requirements. The operational work flow is as follows:

  • Work directly with the customer’s supplied step file on receipt of file
  • Step file worked to a CAD model
  • CAD Model key dimensional check on DRG
  • CAM machining operation
  • Deliver to customer
  • Lead time: 2 weeks approx depending on wire cut operations
Di-Spark's David Light, with Phil Parkin, Agie Charmilles

David Light, Managing Director of Di-Spark Ltd (right) pictured with Phil Parkin, Agie Charmilles Sales Manager (left). Di-Spark work closely with suppliers, customers and supply chains to maintain a lean manufacturing philosophy.

Wire Cut Machining – Electrical Discharge Machining Cell – Capacities

  • Charmilles Cut 300 (Wire Cut Machining) running 20 hrs/day
  • Charmilles Cut 300 running 20 hrs/day
  • Charmilles 330F (Wire Cut Machining) running 16 hrs/day
  • Charmilles 330F running 16 hrs/day
  • Charmilles 240 (Wire Cut Machining) running 16 hrs/day
  • EDM hole Drill EDM drilling running 5 hrs/day

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