Surface Finishing AM or 3D Metal Printed Parts with Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing

Surface Finishing AM or 3D Metal Printed Parts with Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing

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How can you produce high-quality edge and surface finishes on large lots of manufactured or machined parts uniformly and economically?

How can you produce high-quality edge and surface finishes on large lots of manufactured or machined parts uniformly and economically?

Photo above:  Isotropic Micro-Finishing of Automotive components. (Photo: Mark Riley, BV Products) Mass Finishing Processes and Mechanical Surface Preparation For … Continue reading How can you produce high-quality edge and surface finishes on large lots of manufactured or machined parts uniformly and economically?

High-Speed Dry Spindle Deburring and Finishing of Complex Part Shapes

High-Speed Dry Spindle Deburring and Finishing of Complex Part Shapes

Turbo-Abrasive Machining (also referred to as Turbo-Finish) is a mechanical deburring and finishing method originally developed to automate edge finishing procedures on complex rotationally oriented and symmetrical aerospace engine components. Since its inception this method of utilizing fluidized abrasive materials has facilitated significant reductions in the amount of manual intervention required to deburr large components. Continue reading High-Speed Dry Spindle Deburring and Finishing of Complex Part Shapes

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

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

Understanding Surface Finishing’s Role in Part Performance and Service Life Improvement

Understanding Surface Finishing’s Role in Part Performance and Service Life Improvement

by Dave Davidson, SME Machining/Material Removal Tech Community, dryfinish@gmail.com  | 509.230.6821 and Jack Clark, Surface Analytics LLC,  jclark@surfaceanalytics.com The SEM photos … Continue reading Understanding Surface Finishing’s Role in Part Performance and Service Life Improvement