Remove Leftover Metal With Tool
The flexible hone with each globule having independent suspension creates a finishing device that floats to the workpiece. Self-aligning and self-compensating for wear, the Flex-Hone tool from Brush Research Mfg. Co. removes the peaks from the surface, developing a plateau of more than 60 percent. It removes the cut, torn and folded metal from the surface that is produced by the previous machining or grinding operation. An oil-holding crosshatch with a required Ra is thus created, with consistency and speed, the company says.
Editor PickCarbide Bur Series Effectively Machines Soft Aluminum
Although they are said to provide particular benefits in aluminum applications, Pferd’s line of ALU/NF Cut carbide burs can effectively process material ranging from soft non-ferrous metals to harder variants.