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EDM Capacity Available Immediately

Amdale has over 25 years experience in EDM Wire Erosion and we have continuously invested in the latest technology in this area. We currently have immediate available capacity in our EDM department.

How does Wire EDM work?

EDM stands for “Electrical Discharge Machine” whereby an electrical charge is applied to an electrode, a brass wire, copper, sterling, or graphite. The electrode then makes an electrical connection with the steel. A spark jumps from the electrode to the work piece and disintegrates the steel with a controlled electrical charge. This process happens thousands of times per second. The mirror image of the electrode is formed in the work piece.

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Making Complex, Simple!

Amdale Limited based in Portsmouth are specialists in precision engineering and have over 25 years experience. Bespoke, complex projects are Amdale’s area of expertise and we thrive upon the challenges of producing intricate components for a diverse range of market sectors. We are renowned amongst our prestigious customers for the ability to deal with intricate machining, which is down to the investment in new precision engineering technology, experienced employees and our quality inspection department.

5 Axis Machining

Complex components or innovative designs require more sophisticated machining technology which is why we have invested in the latest machining equipment in order to fulfil demand from our customers. 5-Axis Machining, renowned for its accuracy and flexibility, has become Amdale’s main area of expertise. We have invested heavily in this department, with seven modern 5-Axis Machining centres, of which the latest two are enhanced with dynamic accuracy packs on the linear drives, 60-tool carousels, Renishaw probes and laser tool setting.

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Delcam software helps Amdale to be supplier of choice

Using Delcam’s CAD, CAM and inspection software helps precision engineering company, Amdale Limited, to combine rapid lead times, high quality and competitive value with engineering excellence in order to be its customers’ supplier of choice.

Amdale purchased its first Delcam software fifteen years ago and now operates two seats of PowerSHAPE, two of PowerMILL and one of PowerINSPECT to support its range of five-axis machines.

Nathan Cheung, Programming Manager at Amdale commented “After evaluating numerous CADCAM packages we opted for Delcam because of the quality of the finish produced on our sample components.  We were also impressed with the pre/after-sales care, the fact the product is tested in a real-life environment in Delcam’s own machine shop and the re-investment into development that ensures the software is at leading edge of the CADCAM sector.”

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Our experience and unrivalled expertise puts our customers at the front of the grid!

Amdale are the home of bespoke complex precision engineering, providing a range of techniques and technologies in an ever changing manufacturing environment. We are highly experienced in the motorsport industry and take great pride in seeing our customers at the front of the grid. We are well equipped for short lead times, high levels of accuracy and flexibility which is crucial to this fast paced engineering sector.

Specialists in 5 Axis Machining

At Amdale, we specialise in 5 axis machining and we have invested in the latest CNC technology in order to exceed our customer’s expectations. Our 5 axis machining cell combines the flexibility of modern milling machines and the performance potential of vertical machining centres. Continue reading