Micro-EDM Drilling

  • S. N. B. Oliaei
  • Muhammad P. Jahan
  • Asma PerveenEmail author
Part of the Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology book series (MFMT)


Micro-EDM drilling becomes an important fabrication process for several different industrial applications. Micro-EDM drilling provides comparative advantages over conventional mechanical micro-drilling process owing to its capability of machining difficult-to-cut materials. This chapter provides a concise overview of micro-EDM drilling process. It presents working principle of the micro-EDM drilling as well as both operating and performance parameters along with some important applications. This chapter also covers micro-EDM drilling for difficult-to-cut materials such as steel alloys, Ti alloys and Ni alloys.


Micro-EDM Holes Nozzle High aspect ratio Taper Debris 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. B. Oliaei
    • 1
  • Muhammad P. Jahan
    • 2
  • Asma Perveen
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringAtilim UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringMiami UniversityOxfordUSA
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNazarbayev UniversityAstanaKazakhstan

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