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Deburring is perhaps the most critical post-machining operation for ensuring the functionality of the machined part, as well as the safe handling of the part. Deburring has traditionally been a manual task, but various technologies exist for reliably automating deburring.

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Drag Finishing: Surface Finishing of Delicate Parts

 For complex parts with high surface finish specs, production deburring and surface prep can be done using the Drag Finishing process.

before and after ECD

Ban The Burr—A Look At ECD

Deburring is a consideration, and often a problem, for all manufacturing engineers. The burrs resulting from a metalworking operation may be tolerable; however, burrs are always present.

James Wilhite checks holes after TEM deburring

Burning Away the Burrs

By: Russ Willcutt
Searching for an efficient means of deburring internal passages led this company to develop a specialized machining cell that incorporates thermal energy to smooth away rough edges.

Kennametal Precision Surface Solutions’ Extrude Hone EVO

July 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Cleaning & Deburring

By: Stephanie Hendrixson
This month’s product slideshow highlights parts washers, finishing equipment and deburring tools.

CNC Centrifugal Barrel Deburring Machine

By: Lori Beckman (editor)
United Surface Solutions combines the centrifugal barrel process with computer programming to manage finishes and burr removal depending on part requirements.

Shell Mill Adapter

Adapter Enables Automated Deburring with Wheel Brushes

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Tanis offers its Shell Mill Adapter for wheel brushes, designed to simplify wheel brush attachment to CNC machines and enable automated deburring.


Deburring/Chamfering Tool Offers Adjustable Cutter Depths

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
Heck Industries offers its Turbo-Burr handheld deburring/chamfering tool featuring a light construction.

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