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Wire Erosion – Impeller Splining

Project Name: Wire Erosion – Impeller Splining Industry Sector: Mining, Dredging etc (Slurry Collection) Type of Work: Wire Erosion Client Requirements: Cheshire Wire Erosion was approached by a client who wanted us to create some impellers with the splines. Part of the task required us to create large quantities of impellers which our client needed Read More

Wire Erosion – Bar Production

Project Name: Wire Erosion – Bar Production Industry Sector: Subsea Type of Work: Wire Erosion Client Requirements: Our clients needed 5 bars to be wire eroded to a specific diameter from a larger round bar. You can see the large round bar that we started with from the photographs included, as well as the cuts Read More

Wire Erosion – Heat Sink Prototype

Project Name: Wire Erosion – Heat Sink Prototype Industry Sector: Electronics Type of Work: Wire Erosion Client Requirements: Based on our good reputation for precision engineering, Cheshire Wire Erosion are constantly acquiring new clients. We were recently approached by a subcontractor. They urgently needed an aluminium 6082 Heat Sink prototype. They specifically asked if it Read More

Wire Erosion – Split Bearings

Project Name: Wire Erosion – Split Bearings Type of Project: Brass Large Split Bearings Client Requirements: Cheshire Wire Erosion was approached by a long-standing client who needed a 460mm thick 6off 1.2 metre ring splitting in half. Having completed various projects for them on previous occasions they knew that we have the technology in our Read More

Spark Erosion – 4-Axis Aluminum Component

Project Name: Spark Erosion – 4-Axis Aluminum Component Type of Project: To create a scientific component made from Aluminum Client Requirements: Our client had a complex 4 axis conventionally machined component that they sent to us made from aluminium. It required various operations on it including the removal of radial corners and other “deep” machining Read More

Wire Erosion – Drive mechanism

Project Name: Wire Erosion – Drive mechanism Type of Project: To create a scientific component made from Aluminum The Industry: Petro Chemical Client Requirements: We were asked by our client to machine a large involuted gear ring which had 20 sectors. The involute gear is one of the most commonly used systems for gearing. In an Read More

Precision Wire Cutting – Pastry Cutters

Project Name: Pastry Cutters Type of Work: Food Industry Client Requirements:The client asked Cheshire Wire Erosion to wire erode two off cutters from a stainless steel blank. In addition, we were to wire erode a twin aperture cutter holding plate that the cutters were to then be attached to. You can see from the photographs, the Read More

Spark Erosion Project – Drain Hole into Super Duplex Pump

Project Name: Spark Erosion of Drain Hole into Super Duplex Pump Type of Work: Housing /Chemical Client Requirements: Cheshire Wire Erosion was asked to spark erode a lateral “drain hole” into an Inconel pump impellor housing. This material is known as a superalloy as it is oxidation-corrosion resistant so well suited for use in extreme environments Read More

Wire Erosion of 4-Axis profile – Paper Shredder

Project Name:      Paper Shredder (specifically to shred used plastic £5 bank notes) Industry Sector:    Financial/Business Type of Work:       Wire Erosion of 4-Axis profile Client Requirements: Cheshire Wire Erosion was recently asked to wire erode 9 pointed details, tapering to a plain diameter. This is clearly illustrated in a couple of the photographs provided. As you Read More

Separator Plates – Wire Erosion of Multi Plates

Project Name:      Separator Plates Industry Sector:    Oil and Gas Type of Work:       Wire Erosion of Multi Plates.  Various hole and profiled apertures Client Requirements: The client asked Cheshire Wire Erosion to wire erode holes of various diameters and profiled apertures into multiple plates. These plates were 1.2 metres in diameter. You can see the range Read More

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