The EDM Specialists

Wire EDM  •  Ram EDM  •  Small Hole EDM
Quick Turnaround-24 Hour/Day Operation
Houston, Texas

Being in business for over 25 years, and having over 80 EDM machines, we have much experience and have large capacities to perform EDM work. We have done work for such industries as: oil field, petrochemical, turbo, medical, space, aeronautical, aerospace, telecommunication, auto, electronics, energy, defense, tools, and molds. Whether wire EDM, ram EDM, or small hole EDM work is for small medical parts, tall parts for the oil industry, or large turbines for the energy industry, Reliable EDM has the production capability.

Wire EDM

We have over 50 wire EDMs-over 95% are submersible-9 are large submersible EDMs:
tank sizes up to 52" and 26.5" in Z submersed. We specialize in cutting tall parts.

Benefits of Wire EDM
Modified wire EDMs Machines to cut up to 62" tall
Cut parts weighing up to 10,000 lbs
Cut tapers to 45 degrees
Cut unattended with automatic threading
Accuracies to +/- .0001"
Surface finishes to 8 RMS


(Sinker EDM, Plunge EDM, Die Sinking, Conventional EDM)

22 Ram EDMs-6 large ram EDMs: tank sizes up to 50" x 70". We can ram EDM parts vertically up to 12 feet tall and horizontally up to 30 feet long.

Benefits of Ram EDM
16 station toolholders
Precise indexing and orbiting
Angular capabilities
Machine threads into hardened materials
Accuracies to +/- .0001"
Surface finishes to 8 RMS

Small Hole EDM

8 Small Hole EDMS-3 CNC high speed small hole EDMs: up to 19.5" x 23.7" x 26" in Z.
We have modified some machines so we can EDM holes into very tall parts.

Benefits of Small Hole EDM
Modified machines to EDM holes into tall parts
Small hole EDM-up to 36" deep
Burr free holes
EDM holes from .012" to .187"

Other Capabilities

Other EDM Capabilities
Six specialized wire EDM software stations
Reverse Engineering
Vice President, Steve Sommer, Mechanical Engineer
Receive AutoCAD, DXF, and IGES files by E-mail
Inspection: Optical Measuring Device, CNC Coordinate
   Measuring Machine, and Portable Coordinate Measuring Machine

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