Crankshafts are an integral automotive component. Utilized to convert piston movement into rotational motion, these work pieces must provide reliable stability and withstand tensile, compressive, and shear stresses.
Rosler Metal Finishing has extensive experience finishing crankshafts and other automotive work pieces with specially designed shot blasting and mass finishing equipment.
Let’s take a closer look at mass finishing
machines offering outstanding processing for crankshafts.
Built with specific work pieces in mind, Rosler designs
several machines to process crankshafts and other automotive work pieces.
Due to their considerable size and weight, the only mass finishing machines capable of handling the deburring of crankshafts after machining are mid- to large-sized tub vibrators or linear, continuous flow vibrators.
Selecting one machine type over the other largely
depends on the work piece’s size.
Continue reading Automotive Crankshafts, Part 3 – Typical Mass Finishing Machines Used for Crankshafts
As established in Part 1 of our Automotive Blog Series, “Cost-Effective Surface Improvement for Key Engine Components,” shot blasting is an effective technique for the surface treatment of automotive parts including crankshafts.
Used in heavy trucks, heavy equipment, and, even,
large ships, crankshafts enable an engine to move a vehicle by converting the
reciprocating (up/down) movement of the pistons/connecting rods into a
rotational movement that propels the vehicle forward.
Depending on their size, weight, and production volume, crankshafts can be blast-cleaned in different machines. Rosler Metal Finishing offers solutions for a wide range of crankshaft types with weights from 15 to more than 500 lbs and lengths from 10 up to 80 in and more.
Built with specific work pieces in mind, the
machines designed to process crankshafts are as diverse as the work pieces they
Continue reading Automotive Crankshafts, Part 2 – Shot Blasting Machines Designed for Crankshafts