Finecut WMC500II erosion based cutting with 0.3 mm cutting, here prepared by the IGEMS CADCAM for Nylon

Cutting 17 mm thick Nylon

Finepart was challenged to produce a component in 17 mm Nylon. Due to the application and design, no taper was allowed on the finished part as the structure limits the possibilities of improving the surfaces in a post-process.

Part data
Material Nylon 17mm
Size 60 mm x 60 mm
Cutting length 849 mm
Requirements Straight cutting edges
Picture from the IGEMS CAD/CAM preparation


Finecut FAW300

Erosion based cutting with 0.3 mm cutting width. No heat impact. Not limited to cutting only electrically conductive materials.

Cutting of material attached to the worktable. Piercing of holes is done automatically during start for each contour. Cutting speed adjusted to eliminate cut taper at edges.

Preparation time 15 minutes
Cutting time per component 14.5 minutes
Cost for individual component 3.63 EUR


Cutting speed

Max 175 mm/min
Min 60 mm/min (the latter is for corners and small radius)
Cutting time (per piece) 11 min 30 sec, piercing: 2 min 10 sec
Surface quality requires no further finishing.


The Finecut advantages

Great surface finish

No post-processing required

Piercing of start holes

No pre-process


Cuts virtually all materials