According to Brush Research Manufacturing, abrasive finishing tools do not release large amounts of grit into a machine’s coolant. Hear from three shops using these tools.
Palmgren’s heavy-duty bench grinder provides what the company says are longer duty cycles under load and less speed degradation than competing products.
EMAG has acquired Samputensili Machine Tools and Samputensili CLC, planning to merge them into EMAG SU Srl.
RoboDK, DIY-Robotics and ATI Industrial Automation have released a plug-and-play Robotic Deburring Cell technology bundle, which they say rapidly integrates into user systems.
Mass Finishing Inc. has developed high-energy barrel finishers that automate the process of deburring complex parts, saving time and eliminating the need to deburr parts by hand.
Royal Products has hired Kendal Glotzbach as its new regional business manager for Indiana and Michigan.
As a machine shop owner, challenges come every day. Sometimes, relying on the tools you’re used to can keep you from finding more beneficial solutions.
Bel Air’s AutoHone reverse drag finisher rotates the media instead of the parts, which are then dipped into the flowing media in a rotating bin.
Manual deburring of gears was an odious task for many of Katsa’s machinists, which in turn created a bottleneck that caused delays. The solution: a custom robotic deburring cell from Flexmill relying on Renishaw’s RMP60 probe.
An oil & gas part with a lot of holes required that Utex use two different tools to ensure burr-free inner and outer diameters. With Heule’s Vex-S tool, the shop realized time savings per cycle of an entire minute by performing drilling and chamfering in a single step.
The pneumatically controlled, articulated design of ATI Industrial Automation’s Compliant Deburring Blade (CDB) enables users to tune the contact force to accommodate specific applications by changing the air pressure.
Manufacturers considering this non-contact finishing process should expect test runs and close collaboration with service providers before production begins.
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment used to remove imperfections from and clean finished workpieces.
Designed for surface removal on demanding production runs, Saint-Gobain Abrasives’ line of Norton double-cut carbide burrs is said to last longer with fewer change-overs on challenging production applications.
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment used to finish parts by removing burrs, oils and other contaminants.
Rosler’s R 150 DL-2 rotary vibrator is designed to avoid part-on-part contact for processing orthopedic implants, achieved by mounting workpieces to a fixture inside of the work bowl.
Palmgren’s Powergrind XP bench grinders now provide more horsepower, torque and value-added features.
Finishing systems with robotic loading capability can enable complex parts to be deburred, polished or smoothed without bumping into each other and causing them to be damaged.
By removing the need to detach and reattach the cutting head in a traditional back-spotfacing process, a cutting tool from Heule saved Sicom Industries two to three hours per part.
Norton, a Saint-Gobain brand, has added to its Blaze line with a series of nylon abrasive brushes made with high-quality ceramic grains to ease integration into automated machinery, machining centers, transfer lines, robotic cells and other specialized machinery as well as portable power hand tools.
Rosler’s Surf finishing machine uses an automated surface finishing process designed for deburring, surface grinding, smoothing and polishing of components with complex geometries.
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.
Tanis offers its Shell Mill Adapter for wheel brushes, designed to simplify wheel brush attachment to CNC machines and enable automated deburring.
Heck Industries offers its Turbo-Burr handheld deburring/chamfering tool featuring a light construction.
Weiler’s Burr-RX specialty brush deburring tools feature advanced ceramic-grain filament technology.