April 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
MDNA WEBINAR presented by AMEA
Free and open only to MDNA members
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)
Webinar Lunch & Learn
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Meet the Expert
|Presenter: Scott Buth, CEA, CSA
Alternative Machine Tool, LLC
Mr. Buth is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Agricultural Engineering and Agricultural Economics. Scott started his Machine Tool Industry career in 1987 selling toolroom machinery and Mitsubishi EDM’s. In 2001, Scott co-founded Alternative Machine Tool in Wisconsin. Alternative Machine Tool is a distributor of New and Used EDM machines. It also is an importer and Master Distributor of EDM Supplies and Parts for all brands of EDM machines.
Scott has been active in the appraisal business for more than 10 years, and is a recognized expert in EDM machines and their respective values. Many AMEA members consult with Scott on specifications and values for all of the EDM machines that they appraise. On a regular basis, Scott provides online training services for the AMEA in a webinar presentation to the members.
Many dealers of New CNC Machinery depend on Mr. Buth to provided values and resale service for Used Machine Tools that are surplus to their customer’s ongoing requirements. As a Buyer and reseller of Used Machine Tools he spends a lot of time in manufacturing plants and Tool & Die shops.
Scott and his wife Debbie reside in Wisconsin on an 80 acre farm and have two teenage sons. In his spare time, Scott serves as the President of the School Board in Jefferson, WI. Scott also is the crew chief for his oldest sons off road racing team.
What You’ll Learn
- The basics of how the EDM process works.
- The ability to identify the different Types of EDM machines and their uses in manufacturing.
- The proper write up of an Electrical Discharge Machine for an Appraisal.
- What optional equipment affect the Value of an EDM.
- Current Trends in the marketplace affecting values.