Tight Tolerance Micro Manufacturing with EDM and Precision

October 11, 2019
Tight Tolerance Micro Manufacturing with EDM and Precision

At EDM Department we offer precision micro-manufacturing capabilities that allow our customers to meet unique demands like aspect ratios of 38:1, features sizes as small as 40um, use of wire diameters of 20um, ISO13485, medical device standards, or another advanced development specification. Combining state-of-the-art equipment with experienced engineers, we manufacture the most intricate parts with flawless accuracy – whether you need a single prototype or 100,000 pieces. Whatever you need, we’re here to help make your micro manufacturing project a success. With 20 years of experience in micro and nano-manufacturing, we can take your project from concept to final production.

  • Aspect Ratios up to 38:1
  • Feature sizes as small as 40μm
  • Tolerances as low as 1 micron
  • Surface finishes to 4Ra micro inch
  • Surface roughness inspection
  • 3D part scan to 3D CAD model overlays with difference modeling


We realize that in certain industries microns matter. This is why EDM Department specializes in tight tolerance work and offers a multitude of machining options to complete your micro manufacturing needs. Commonly, companies choose EDM to complete the following projects:

  • Mold and Die Components
  • Interconnect Components
  • Fiber Optic Components
  • Medical Components
  • Optical Lenses
  • Research & Development
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Defense Industry
  • Digital Manufacturing & Design Innovation Institute (DMDII)
  • Nationally Ranked Universities
  • Research Labs through the country, ex: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory


EDM strives to meet your needs. Through strategic partnerships with a vast array of qualified material suppliers, we manufacture using the materials you require, all while meeting strict standards. From Mold & Die Components to a components for the Medical and Interconnect Industries we’ve worked with the following materials:

  • Precision Tool Steels
  • Stainless Steels/CRES
  • Titanium
  • Tungsten
  • Molybdenum
  • Exotic Metals
  • Aerospace Aluminum 2014/6061/7075
  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Plastics
  • Performance Plastics
  • Thermoplastics
  • Thermoset
  • Ceramics
  • Graphite

Visit our Micro Manufacturing page to learn more, or contact us today.