DEBURRING

The Case for Abrasive Finishing Tools in CNC Applications

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.
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When Sophisticated CNC Machine Tools Aren't the Best Answer

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.
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Bel Air's AutoHone Uses Robot Arm to Insert, Remove, Clean and Dry Parts

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.

Shop Hands Over Gear Deburring to a Robot

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. 
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Drilling and Chamfering Tool Solves Machine Shop's Vexing Problem

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.
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ATI Offers Deburring Blade Suitable for Automation

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.

April 2019 Product Spotlight: Cleaning and Deburring

This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on equipment used to remove imperfections from and clean finished workpieces.
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Carbide Burrs Make Smaller, Granular Chip Breaks

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.

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.
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Rotary Vibrator Suitable for Orthopedic Implant Finishing

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.

Bench Grinder Extends Duty Cycle for Cleaning, Deburring

Palmgren’s Powergrind XP bench grinders now provide more horsepower, torque and value-added features.

3 Next-Generation Gear Finishing Processes

Vibratory finishing, centrifugal barrel finishing and turbo-abrasive machining are the three top techniques for finishing gears, improving performance and extending service life.
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Mass Finishing in a Less Frenetic Fashion

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.

Abrasive Brushes for Finishing by Hand or on Machine

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.

Surface Finishing System Shortens Cycle Times

Rosler’s Surf finishing machine uses an automated surface finishing process designed for deburring, surface grinding, smoothing and polishing of components with complex geometries.

Removing Burrs Can Be a Blast

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.

Burning Away the Burrs

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.

Adapter Enables Automated Deburring with Wheel Brushes

Tanis offers its Shell Mill Adapter for wheel brushes, designed to simplify wheel brush attachment to CNC machines and enable automated deburring.

Deburring/Chamfering Tool Offers Adjustable Cutter Depths

Heck Industries offers its Turbo-Burr handheld deburring/chamfering tool featuring a light construction.

Brush Deburring Tools Increase Throughput

Weiler’s Burr-RX specialty brush deburring tools feature advanced ceramic-grain filament technology.

Abrasive Disc Brushes Enable Automation

Brush Research Manufacturing offers its professional-grade NamPower abrasive disc brushes for automated deburring and surface-finish operations.

Grit-Blast System for Precision Surface Preparation

Guyson’s model RB-72 extended-height robotic blast machine features a 72" × 72" work envelope and pressure-blast media delivery for precision-surface preparation applications in the aerospace industry, including composite structures.