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?

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

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

Vibratory Cleaning of Turbo-Chargers for Remanufacturing [Video]

Vibratory Cleaning of Turbo-Chargers for Remanufacturing [Video]

Vibratory Cleaning of Turbo-Chargers for Remanufacturing [Video] Contact:  Dave Davidson | dryfinish@gmail.com |509.230.6821 Other Vibratory finishing processes: There are a number … Continue reading Vibratory Cleaning of Turbo-Chargers for Remanufacturing [Video]

SME CONNECTIONS.  SME Member Introduction: Share Your Story (Sample)

SME CONNECTIONS. SME Member Introduction: Share Your Story (Sample)

SME Member: Share Your Story (Sample)

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