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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.

A Standard Approach to Classifying Burrs

By: Mike Akuszewski
Variations in the definition of a burr created problems for shops trying to provide deburring solutions and for customers trying to figure out what solutions to look for.

Techniks sPINner

Machine Removes Micro-Burrs with Steel Media

By: Edited by Jedd Cole
The sPINner batch deburring machine from Techniks deburrs ferrous and non-ferrous parts produced on machining centers, Swiss-type screw machines and lathes.

Abtex Deburring System for Fine Blanked Parts

By: Lori Beckman
Abtex Corporation has designed and built the Tri-Ten deburring system for deburring high volume, fine blanked parts, will operate three shifts per day, 7 days a week.

Micro Deburring Gets Hot

By: John Halladay
“Micro deburring,” a name commonly used to describe the deburring of tiny small parts, is often considered more of an art than a science. Although this is true to some extent, deburring micro parts does not always have to require hand manicuring parts with a scalpel under 10× to 20× magnification.

robot-based machine tool

Robot Machining Unit

By: Peter Zelinski
A robot-based machine tool provides a simple and flexible option for certain machining applications.

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