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Deburring
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.



isotropic finishing

3 Next-Generation Gear Finishing Processes

By: Ray Chalmers
Vibratory finishing, centrifugal barrel finishing and turbo-abrasive machining are the three top techniques for finishing gears, improving performance and extending service life.

Robotically Equipped Cabinet for Repeatability

By: Katie Cattell
Clemco Industries’ robotically equipped cabinet features two FANUC robots.

COFA C Series Elliptical Deburring Tool with Exchangeable Blade Options

By: Lori Beckman
This tool system removes burrs on the front and back of a drilled through-hole on even and uneven surfaces in a single cycle.

Comco micro abrasive blasters

Micro-Abrasive Blasters Deburr Small Parts

By: Katie Cattell
Comco’s line of micro-abrasive blasters is designed to offer accuracy and control when processing small parts for automotive, aerospace, electronics and medical applications.

Techniks Spinner Deburring Center

Deburring Center’s Media Reaches Where Others Cannot

By: Modern Machine Shop
The Spinner deburring center from Techniks is designed to quickly and effectively batch deburr precision parts produced for the medical, electronic and aerospace industries.


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