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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.



Removing Burrs Can Be a Blast

By: Russ Willcutt
Having trouble deburring the inner passages of a solid metal part? Read about how one company found the solution in Thermal Energy Machining (TEM), and is having a blast in the process.

Feel the Heat with Micro Deburring

By: Lori Beckman
One of the many challenges of machining tiny parts is the deburring process, called micro deburring.

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.

Shell Mill Adapter

Adapter Enables Automated Deburring with Wheel Brushes

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.


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