Micro Electro Discharge Machining (EDM) is a prominent technology for the fabrication of micro components in many fields. Currently, micro EDM has a role in micro manufacturing related applications. This book provides the fundamental knowledge of the principles of the process, the different process parameters, the role of machine components and systems, the challenges, and how to eliminate processing errors. An extensive study of applications in different areas with the most relevant examples will also be included.
1. Introduction. 2. General Components of Machine Tool. 3. Micro EDM Milling. 4. Die Sinking EDM. 5. Micro EDM Drilling. 6. Other Relevant Process Variants. 7. Effect of Different Machining Parameters on Quality of Machining. 8. Different Machining Inaccuracies, Causes and Controlling Methods. 9. Modeling. 10. Tool Wear Modeling and Compensation Methods. 11. General Guide in Selecting Machine Tools, Electrode Materials. 12. Summary.