Author Archives: ros1eruk

How Big Is 1μm?

When designers and manufacturing companies specify surface finishes more often than not we’re talking in micrometres (µm), but what exactly is a µm? 1 µm is 0.001mm or one thousandth of one millimetre.  In other words it is a very … Continue reading

Posted in Useful Reference Guides | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Reasons Why Super Finishing Enhances Component Performance

The Super Finishing removes the asperities that are inherent in the manufacturing process. By safely removing these microscopic peaks, the Super Finishing process leaves a much more uniform surface that reduces friction and allows for increased lubrication capability.  While the … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Finishing, Mass Finishing Applications | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

PureFinish® Stainless Steel Treatment For Optimum Hygiene

PureFinish® is a post-processing technique.  This technique allows stainless steel to be finished to a smoother surface with a low and reproducible SRI value below 0.010.  In practice, this produces a surface with a very low degree of adhesion characteristics. … Continue reading

Posted in Applications Library, Useful Reference Guides, Wet/Vapour Blasting | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blast Cleaning Of Welded Constructions

These machines are capable of cleaning and descaling complex welded fabricated components and constructions. They are designed specifically to clean wide head and base plates, ribs, re-enforcements along with the welded seams after construction. All round blasting is achieved after 3D simulation … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment Selection, Shot Blasting | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Structural Steel Descaling

Steel trading companies and fabricators shot blast their steel plate, sections and pipes to achieve a degree of surface cleanliness that is required before protective coatings are applied or other surface preparation needs. Automated roller conveyor shot blast systems offer … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment Selection, Shot Blasting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Surface Finishing Technologies Add Value to “Fine Blanked” Components

Fine-blanking can achieve flatness and cut edge characteristics that are unobtainable by conventional stamping and punching methods and surface finishing adds additional value. Fine blanking is capable of combining several steps normally required by traditional stamping making this procedure a … Continue reading

Posted in Mass Finishing, Mass Finishing Applications | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New Vibratory Finishing System Treats The Internal Channels of Components

  One of the most technically challenging aspects of mass finishing is the ability to effectively treat the internal channels of precision components. This is especially true in industries which face very stringent requirements, such as; automotive, aerospace, tooling and … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment Selection, Mass Finishing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment