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10. This is a wire electrical discharge machine and its job is to cut a mold into numerous pieces. This is how a segmented (or multipiece) mold is created after it is machined as one unit. In this case, the machine uses a 0.12-inch-thick wire to cut this mold into eight pieces. From here, it goes to a saw to be cut again, after which it will be production-ready.