November 2018 Product Spotlight: Cleaning and Deburring
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment used to finish parts by removing burrs, oils and other contaminants.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features a variety of finishing equipment for deburring and cleaning finished parts. Several of these technologies were displayed at IMTS 2018 in September. Swipe through the gallery for details, and follow the caption links for more information about each item.
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