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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

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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

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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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