Re: Abraded Electrodes

From: Fred Borsini (
Date: Tue Dec 30 1997 - 15:21:06 EET


The General Pattern Company in Blaine, Minnesota, is a rapid tooling -
rapid prototyping firm that is actively using stereolithography prepared
abrading die masters and the Hausermann process to EDM die-sink large mold
cavities and cores of H-13 and P-20 steels. Should you visit their
Minneapolis or Dearborn facilities, you can see electrodes, master
patterns, molds and injection molded parts as part of their turnkey RT

        General Pattern Company
        3075 84th Lane NE
        Blaine, MN 55449
        612 780-3518 phone
        612 780-3770 fax
        <> web

        Denny Reiland, President
        Bob Grainger, Vice President

To purchase a machine to abrade impregnated SL masters into the graphite
EDM electrodes, contact Hausermann at:

        Hausermann, Inc.
        300 Laura Drive
        Addison, IL 60101
        630-543-6688 phone
        630-543-6689 fax
        Mr. Robert Tincu, Vice President

Best of luck with your research,

Fred Borsini
Eclipse Technologies, Inc.

> RP-ML...
> Does anyone know the company who produces EDM electrodes using an
> abrading process. I've seen their work in Chicago at the IMTS show.
> Most of what I recall they did large automotive type work.
> Appreciate your help.
> Happy New Year!
> Jim Williams
> Paramount Industries, Inc.
> 2475 Big Oak Road
> Langhorne, PA 19047
> 215.757.9611
> 215.757.9784 fax

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