How do you Disintegrate in Difficult to Reach Areas?

Electro Arc disintegrating heads are designed to be used at any angle, which helps you disintegrate broken tooling in hard-to-reach areas.  If you are disintegrating in large or deep holes you may need to use a shank or extension with your electrode.  When you are using a metal disintegrator it is recommended that you keep

Converted Metal Disintegrators

Metal disintegrator machine conversions and rebuilds were a trend started by Jiffy Tool Supply Co. during their short time as metal disintegrator manufacturer.  They claimed to have converted hundreds of competing machines like the ones above.  They also guaranteed them to cut faster than when purchased new because of their special disintegrating head.   After purchasing

Jiffy Supply Co Metal Disintegrators

Formed in 1955, Jiffy Tool Supply Co, Inc. was formed by John Funke and Frank Bugher who worked with Harold Stark, Electro Arc founder, developing the first disintegrating machine. Headquartered in Royal Oak Michigan, the competition was fierce between Jiffy and other metal disintegrating companies. Jiffy marketed and sold 14 different metal disintegrators and launched

Things to Look for when Troubleshooting AC Metal Disintegrators

My  metal disintegrating machine won’t turn on: If your machine doesn’t turn on or trips the main circuit breaker as soon as you turn it on: Double check the voltage on the front panel of your machine  – this voltage must match the voltage of your building for the machine to work.  Use a voltmeter

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