EDM blanks are tool steel blanks that are provided in the hardened and ground condition. They are available in many popular grades such as: A-11 PM, PM M-4, D-2 and A-2. They provide the toolmaker with a quick and cost-effective way to produce a tooling component.
EDM blanks are tool steel blocks that are machined from quality tool steel into standard size blocks. The blocks are machined to a standard width and length, usually about 5 to 6" wide and 7 to 8" long. They are available in various thicknesses from 1/2" to 4" thick.
These blocks are then hardened and tempered to the standard hardness for each grade. See the chart below:
A finished part may be produced in just a few hours. When your customers request short lead times for their tooling, you can now give them just what they want by using EDM blanks
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