Monthly Archives: May 2016

A Guide to Understanding Surface Roughness Measurement Types

Often engineering drawings call for a range of surface roughness.  Traditionally this is a roughness value expressed in Ra although other measurement types such as Rz are becoming more common.  But what do they mean?

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Mass Finishing Media – Considerations: Choice And Use

The term ‘media’ as used in vibratory finishing / centrifugal finishing refers to the aggregate which carries out the work required on the component. The media carries out a number of important functions apart from actually working on the parts.

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The 9 critical points to check you get the most out of your mass finishing machine and process

Here are 9 critical points to help you get the most out of vibratory finishing: 1. Regularly Check That You Have Enough Media In Your Machine. 2. Check That The Media Condition Is Good. 3. Check You Have The Right Amount Of … Continue reading

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Shot Blast Tips

Here are 9 critical points to help you get the most out of shot blasting: 1. Regularly Check That You Have Enough Abrasive In Your Machine. 2. Regularly Check That Your Abrasive Working Mix Is Correct. 3. Check That The Abrasive Condition … Continue reading

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The 9 critical points to check you get the most out of your centrifugal disc finishing machine and process

Here are 9 critical points to help you get the most out of centrifugal disc finishing: 1. Regularly Check That You Have Enough Media In Your Machine. 2. Check That The Media Condition Is Good. 3. Check You Have The Right Amount Of … Continue reading

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The 9 critical points to check you get the most out of your air blast machine and process

Here are 9 critical points to help you get the most out of air blasting: 1. Ensure You’re Working To The Correct Parameters. 2. Select The Correct Air Pressure To Deliver The Chosen Media And Optimize Both Work Speed And Costs. 3. Choose … Continue reading

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Super Polishing Turned Stainless Steel Pins

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