Are you using an EDM for machining the gate on a plastic injection mold? To stay competitive in the mold making market, companies need the best machines to efficiently and profitably produce a high-end custom product. Milling a gate is one of the top trends in 2019 and we’ve got the scoop on the latest benefits straight from the experts to your shop floor.

Problems of Gate Machining by EDM

  • Generating recast layer
  • Micro-cracks on the gate surface
  • Unable to polish
  • Inconsistent gate shape
  • Altered layer of tapered surface of the gate
  • Dull edges

Download this E-book and discover why direct milling a gate provides better results over using an EDM