Re: Graphite powder

Date: Wed Sep 12 2001 - 06:44:11 EEST


My research team worked on rapid tooling EDM electrodes for over a year.
We tried compaction methods for creating EDM tools from graphite powder,
with a little bit of polyvinyl alcohol thrown in as binder. Motorola does
hold a patent for a similar process (I'll send you the patent number if I
can lay my hands on it...).



Dear List,
                  Is it possible to mix graphite powder with any electric
conductive bonding material ? So that we can cast any shape out of this
powder and use it as an EDM electrode just an idea to get your views.


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