Posts in category "case-study"

Spacer and Blank Manufacture

Project Name: Spacer and Blank Manufacture Industry Sector: Chemical Mixing Client Requirement: Our customer wanted us to produce a large quantity of spacers and blanks. To do this we used our sub-contract wire electrical discharge machines. As with all our projects, where possible we try to minimise material waste ensuring what we do keeps the Read More

CC493K Bronze Sleeve Bushings Leaded Gunmetal Machine Part

Project Name: CC493K Bronze Sleeve Bushings Leaded Gunmetal Machine Part Industry Sector: Oil and Gas, Defence, Construction Machinery Client Requirement: Our client needed us to wire erode a Ø 890.0 mm x 500.0 mm bush into two equal halves, producing a minimal kerf width. Type of Work: Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM): Wire Erosion (WEDM), Sub-contract Read More

Electrical Discharge Machining

Project Name: Complex electrical discharge machining electrode for aerospace turbine manufacture Industry Sector: Aerospace Client Requirement: We were asked by our client to wire erode a complex shaped, copper electrode with a thickness of 1.25 mm and tolerance of +/- 20 microns (20 µm, 0.02mm). This was all set at an angle of 30°. Type Read More

Rock Deformation – Direct Shear Component

Project Name: Rock Deformation – Direct Shear Component Industry Sector: Research – Environmental Science (Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences) Our client has a worldwide reputation for excellence and is at the leading edge of research into experimental rock deformation. They work with the layers of rock inside the earth, producing conditions from the brittle crust Read More

Wire Erosion – Impeller Splining

Project Name: Wire Erosion – Impeller Splining Industry Sector: Mining, Dredging etc (Slurry Collection) Type of Work: Wire Erosion Client Requirements: A client approached Cheshire Wire Erosion wanting us to make some impellers with the splines. The challenge was that rather than one or two impellers they required large quantities of them and within a Read More

Wire Erosion – Bar Production

Project Name: Wire Erosion – Bar Production Industry Sector: Subsea Type of Work: Wire Erosion Client Requirements: A request was made by one of our clients working in the subsea industry, for 5 bars to be wired eroded from one larger round bar. The bars needed to be wire eroded to a specific diameter. The Read More

Wire Erosion – Heat Sink Prototype

Project Name: Wire Erosion – Heat Sink Prototype Industry Sector: Electronics Type of Work: Wire Erosion Client Requirements: Cheshire Wire Erosion are renowned for precision engineering and it is because of this that we are constantly acquiring new clients. We often find that a company approaches us as a result of a referral from an 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 asked by a long-established client for some help. They wanted a 460mm thick 6off 1.2 metre ring splitting in half. Having worked with this client over several years and on a range of different projects 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: Cheshire Wire Erosion is able to create new components based on the requirements of our clients, however at times we are sometimes asked to alter existing components. This may involve a slight adjustment, or 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 used a 110mm thick steel plate from which we cut the 20 sectors. There were five pieces, and we wire eroded each piece in order to create 5off dowel holes and Read More

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