How do I Get a New Manual for my old Metal Disintegrator

Electro Arc has been making metal disintegrators since 1947, longer than any other company.  In fact, the original owner of Electro Arc was part of the American team to develop the technology for MDM (Metal disintegrating machines) a subcategory of EDM.  This means there are a lot of used machines on the market.  They may

Where is Electro Arc Located?

Electro Arc Manufacturing is a Michigan based company Electro Arc manufacturing was originally opened in Detroit Michigan in 1947.  The company was started by Harold Stark, a metallurgist, and investor after participating in the trio that developed the principle for EDM in America.  This development made parallel advancements in Ukraine at the same time.  After

Use your Arc-er Head in a Drill Press

If you have limited space, or need to take your metal disintegrator to a large part to disintegrate out a broken bolt, tap or other tooling chances are you are a portable metal disintegrator owner.  Electro Arc offers a wide variety of portable metal disintegrators that meet your mobility needs. When you purchase a portable

How is the Troubleshooting Guide Different than the Manual for my machine?

Your Machine’s manual is set up to help you get started with your machine from the moment it arrives, through years of maintenance and repair.   We provide instructions for un-crating and setting up your machine, recommendations for getting started with your machine, guidance for disintegrating as well as schematics of your machine including part numbers.

How are Electro Arc’s IQ and Arc-er Heads different?

https://youtu.be/LCu222MOXAo The Arc-er disintegrating head is great for portable use and offers the versatility to disintegrate at any angle.  Chuck this head to your machines like a drill press or use it with one of our fixtures. You can remove broken tooling from .079 to 3/4 inches in a single pass with the Arc-er disintegrating

How do I find my Machine’s serial number?

Why do I need the serial number of my metal disintegrator? You may need the serial number of your Electro Arc metal disintegrator if you are requesting a replacement manual or repair or refurbishing services. You will also need this number if you are purchasing repair parts for your metal disintegrator since the design has

What are the Features of Electro Arc’s model 2-SQT?

The Electro Arc model 2-SQT AC portable metal disintegrator features our 2-S cabinet for easy mobility. This model comes with our IQ head which can disintegrate taps as small as 0-80 inches and up to 2 inches in one pass. Disintegrate larger tooling in multiple passes. This disintegrating head comes with our auto feed option

What accessories do I need for my metal disintegrator?

Electro Arc accessories include: Electro Arc water primer (coolant)  – Water Primer is essential to the proper operation of your machine.  Using the metal disintegrator without water primer or with the wrong kind of water primer can cause permanent damage to the machine.  Never operate your Electro Arc metal disintegrating machine with dirty coolant.  This could

Is it time to rebuild your Disintegrating Head?

Rebuilding your Electro Arc disintegrating head can save you money in the long run, and prevent damage to your machine. Reduce noise levels and eliminate the chief causes of downtime for your business. When you rebuild your IQ-disintegrating head here’s what you can expect. We always disassemble, clean, and test all components to determine what

What is Spark Erosion Used For?

Did you know that EDM technology was more widely accepted in Eastern countries?  Existing manufacturing processes in the United States were already in use when EDM technologies were developed.  This made it more expensive for shops to invest in these new machines.  In countries EDM technologies including metal disintegrators were called “Spark Eroders” because of