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Custom Manufacturing & Development of Precision Molds and Tools

  • Capabilities
  • Projects
  • Materials

Harnessing our 30 plus years of tool making and custom mold manufacturing experience, we are your single source for all injection mold making and tool solutions. With extensive in-house EDM capabilities, EDM Department offers our customers tight tolerance development & manufacturing of precision molds and tools. Combined with our 3D metrology and integrated automation resources, EDM Department can take the most exacting requirements for your next custom mold, injection mold making project or tool to the next level. We'd love to talk to you about your next molding and/or tooling project. Call us today at (630) 736-0531 or email us at rfq@edmdept.com

  • Custom mold manufacturing of Tools and Components
  • Micro Molding with micron Tolerances
  • Surface Finishes as low as 4Ra µin (micro inch)
  • Two Shot Molding
  • Micro Molding Prototyping
  • Surface roughness inspection
  • 3D part scan to 3D CAD model overlays with difference modeling
  • Tolerances down to 1 micron
  • General tolerances of 5µm to 10µm on molds and tools
  • Fiber Optic mold insert tolerances of 2µm (0.00008")
  • Molded plastic wall thicknesses of 75µm (0.0030") in engineered plastics like LCP

Over the years we have produced more than 4,000 custom molds and are, as a result, highly versed in the requirements and standards for a variety of industries and projects. Historically, customers have utilized our capabilities for the following projects:

  • Industries
  • Specifications
    • MicroD 85513
    • NanoD 325
    • 38999 & Derivatives
  • Tooling
    • Medical Die Stamp Tools
    • Interconnect Die Stamp Tools
    • Insert Molded Tooling
    • Multi-Cavity Tooling
    • Injection silicone molded tooling
  • Inserts
    • Fiber Optic Molds & Inserts
    • Interconnect Molds & Inserts
    • Medical Molds & Inserts

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. For production of mold tool & die components, we have worked with the following:

  • Highly Engineered Plastics
    • LCP
    • PEEK
    • DELRIN
    • NYLON
    • PTFE
    • ULTEM
    • Polyarbonate
  • Tool Steels
    • A-2, A-5, A-6, A-8
    • D-2, D-3, D-5
    • DC-53
    • H-11, H-12, H-13, H-19
    • L-6
    • M-1, M-2, M-3, M-4, M-42
    • O-1, O-6
    • S-1, S-7
    • T-1