CASE STUDY: Meeting the Lean Deburring and Finishing Challenge at MacKay Manufacturing with Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing

CASE STUDY: Meeting the Lean Deburring and Finishing Challenge at MacKay Manufacturing with Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing

This case study is made up of a series video interviews that cover three areas of the company’s operations.  (1) … Continue reading CASE STUDY: Meeting the Lean Deburring and Finishing Challenge at MacKay Manufacturing with Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing

Vibratory Isotropic Finishing and Micro-Finishing

Vibratory Isotropic Finishing and Micro-Finishing

Mass media finishing processes have gained widespread acceptance in many industries primarily as a technology for reducing the costs of producing edge and surface finishes on manufactured components. This is particularly true when manual deburring and finishing procedures can be minimized or eliminated. Continue reading Vibratory Isotropic Finishing and Micro-Finishing

Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing Operations on Precision Parts [video]

Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing Operations on Precision Parts [video]

High-speed automated isotropic finishing and polishing for improved performance of precision parts Continue reading Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing Operations on Precision Parts [video]

Developments in Mass Finishing Technology

Developments in Mass Finishing Technology

Mass Finishing is a term used to describe a group of industrial processes by which large lots of manufactured parts can be processed in bulk economically to achieve a variety of surface effects. These economical processes, in contrast with hand deburring methods, develop these effects with a high degree of part-to-part and lot-to-lot uniformity and consistency. These effects might include edge break, edge contour, surface smoothing and improvement, tool mark blending, burnishing, polishing, super-finishing and micro finishing. Continue reading Developments in Mass Finishing Technology

Contract Finishing and Free Sample Part Processing for Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing and Polishing

Contract Finishing and Free Sample Part Processing for Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing and Polishing

If you have parts that need edge or surface finishing and would like to have FREE sample part processing and a quotation developed for finishing the parts please contact Dave Davidson at dryfinish@gmail.com Continue reading Contract Finishing and Free Sample Part Processing for Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing and Polishing

Dry super-finishing processes and cutting tool edge improvement

Dry super-finishing processes and cutting tool edge improvement

For many decades there has been an awareness of cutting tool edge condition and tool surface finish and the effect it has on piece part quality and tool life. There have been many independent studies, tests, and implementations of edge conditioning methods to create extended life in turning, drilling, and milling cutter tooling – some published but most kept “secret” as a manufacturing advantage. Continue reading Dry super-finishing processes and cutting tool edge improvement

Change of Surface Stresses (tensile vs. compressive) with Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing

Change of Surface Stresses (tensile vs. compressive) with Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing

ABOVE:  Isotropic Micro-Finishing Photography by Mark Riley, BV Products For process development assistance and free sample processing contact: Dave Davidson … Continue reading Change of Surface Stresses (tensile vs. compressive) with Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing