Ultrafine-grain graphite

March 01, 2016
Mersen's graphite material for sinker EDMing

Mersen USA offers ultrafine-grain graphite for sinker EDMing. The top-performing DS4, featuring the DarkStar ultrafine-carbon particle, helps users confidently handle challenging EDM operations while saving money, according to the company. The easy-to-machine and strong DS4 imparts a fine surface finish and intricate detail.

Related Glossary Terms

  • electrical-discharge machining ( EDM)

    electrical-discharge machining ( EDM)

    Process that vaporizes conductive materials by controlled application of pulsed electrical current that flows between a workpiece and electrode (tool) in a dielectric fluid. Permits machining shapes to tight accuracies without the internal stresses conventional machining often generates. Useful in diemaking.

Additional Products from Mersen USA Inc.

Mersen USA Inc. says its DS4C copper-impregnated EDM graphite material provides ultralow electrical conductivity, ultrahigh thermal conductivity and improves machinability, thereby enhancing ultrafine detail.