Customer tools

This is how you find the right wire

We have a different understanding of service: With love for our work and with great attention to detail, we take good care of you even before you become our customer. So how does that work? Quite simply, our proximity to our customers means that we know what information you need and what makes your production more efficient. Our site offers you a range of smart tools that can help you improve your performance and find the right wire for your application.

EDM wire button

Our wire button makes it easy for you to find the right EDM-wire for your purpose. Only three steps are required. First select the machine manufacturer. Next, determine the correct machine type. Finally, enter the planned application and you will automatically get our product recommendation.

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Aluminium welding wire finder

With our aluminium welding wire finder you can quickly and easily find a suitable welding wire for your application.

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Resistance wire finder

The tedious comparison of data sheets is now a thing of the past! With our new resistance wire finder you will find a suitable resistance wire for your application quickly and easily.

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Wire configurator

Do you want to quickly & easily get a wire that perfectly meets your requirements? Our new wire configurator is the right tool for you! Tell us your details with just a few clicks, or upload your specifications. Your request is in good hands. We will contact you immediately after receiving your request.

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Alloy finder

Finding the right alloy can sometimes be a challenge. Our new alloy finder is a tool to make your search more efficient and successful. You will quickly find the right wire for your application.

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EDM cost comparison calculator

With our EDM cost comparison calculator, you can quickly & easily compare your current EDM wire with our products, but also with standard competitor products. This allows you to see possible cost savings at a glance. 

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Metal price information system

Metals are subject to daily price fluctuations. To help in reliable planning, we provide you a metal price information system that’s easy to use. The system displays overviews of currencies and prices of raw metals. You can choose between three views in a visually appealing design. The daily updated results are displayed to you either as a graph, a table, or a monthly average.

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Spool overview

Please use our detailed spool overview. Here we have prepared all relevant information for you about our range of spools in detail. With our ample spool illustrations, you can quickly and easily get a comprehensive overview of our product range.

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Unit conversion tool

Use our unit conversion tool to convert different measurement units quickly and easily between the metric and imperial measurement system.

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    Media center

    In our media library you will find all company-relevant videos, such as product videos, location videos or explanatory videos. These will give you an insight into our products, our production, and useful information about precision wire and its use. 

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    bedra FAQ – Frequently asked questions

    Do you have questions about spark erosion (EDM) or brazing & welding (Welding)? Then our bedra FAQ is the right place for you. Whether it's about general questions, specific applications, complaints or wire handling - we have compiled the answers for you. And if you still have a question, we are of course always available to answer it personally.

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    EDM elapsed-time and run-length calculator

    The EDM elapsed-time and run-length calculator is very practical for those in everyday production. Depending on the spool type, you can read the spool weight and elapsed run-times at different speeds. In addition, information is displayed on the respective wire diameter and the running length of the spool. You will find the elapsed-time and run-length calculator directly on the respective product pages. An overview of all run-off lengths and elapsed-time can be found in the following table.

    Overview of EDM elapsed-time and run-length

    Product information as PDF for printing or downloading

    You can easily view all important product information in a PDF file. Just click on the button PDF datasheet on the relevant product detail page, and you will receive a PDF file which you can download or print. Since the PDFs are created in real time, you will always have the latest product information.

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    Get in touch with us

    Berkenhoff GmbH (headquarters)

    • Kinzenbach plant
    • Berkenhoffstrasse 14
    • 35452 Heuchelheim
    • Germany

    Berkenhoff GmbH

    • Merkenbach plant
    • Rehmühle 1
    • 35745 Herborn
    • Germany

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