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Vibratory Finishing

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of vibratory finishing manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top vibratory finishing manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any vibratory finishing company can design, engineer, and manufacture vibratory finishing to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach vibratory finishing companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of vibratory deburring equipment, vibratory media, and vibratory finishing equipment.

  • Addison, IL 708-343-6900

    With our excellent customer service you are going to want to tell everyone you know about Giant Finishing. We strive to put customers first and bring only the best products available for the greatest possible value. We have made it our mission to turn first time customers into life-long connections. Our staff is qualified and working hard to provide answers to any and all of the questions that you may have. Come visit our website for more information or send us a personalized email today!

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  • North Kingstown, RI 401-398-0045

    OTEC Precision Finish, Inc. is a world-class supplier of mass finishing equipment and supplies. Our primary products include centrifugal disc, drag and stream finishing machines to meet all of your deburring, polishing, grinding and honing requirements. Put us to the test by taking advantage of our free, no obligation sample processing.

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  • Addison, IL 630-543-4565

    Since 1959, Ultramatic Equipment has been manufacturing a complete line of vibratory finishing equipment and supplies, such as polishing equipment, deburring machines, media and compound. We also offer custom-designed and used equipment. All of our products are available in a wide range of types and sizes. Check out our website!

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  • Cincinnati, OH 513-723-0777

    Serving customers’ surface preparation needs since 1946 with mass finishing, blast cleaning, shot peening and parts washing equipment. For your finishing, polishing and deburring requirements, we offer vibratory mills, bowls & tubs, cob dryers, a variety of ceramic media and crushed corn cob abrasive.

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  • New Milford, CT 800-423-0697

    At A. E. Aubin, we offer a full range of deburring equipment that that has been trusted by multiple industries since our founding in 1959. Our experts will work with you every step of the way to determine the best deburring equipment for your application. Turn to us today for high quality solutions!

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Rösler USA - Tips to Optimize Your Surface Finishing Process- Tip #2

Tip #2 – The work pieces are always at the center The development of any surface finishing solution always revolves around the work pieces. Their material, size, shape and above all, the finishing objectives, determine what type of finishing process must be selected. The work piece size is especially important. For example, the deburring and edge radiusing of small stampings, like chain links, can take place in a small high energy machine with a capacity of less than one cu ft. On the other hand, the polishing of large... Read More

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Vibratory Finishing

Vibratory finishing uses the process of vibration within a barrel or drum-like enclosure to create friction between deburring media and machined parts requiring finishing. Machining, forging, engraving and extrusion often leave sharp edges, burrs, notches or protruding surface defects on machined parts which interferes with the smooth operation and function of the part, possibly causing injuries or production delays. Burrs can cause further problems such as areas of stress or weakness, shortened fatigue life or decreased fracture resistance that can cause heavy loss in terms of money and material to a manufacturer.

Vibratory finishing is a common method of mass finishing as many parts are able to be processed at one time due to the wide variety of tumblers and materials available for abrasion. As the drum or barrel vibrates, it causes the deburring media to rub against the unfinished parts in a cyclonic movement towards the center bottom of the drum. The friction, or grinding, between the abrasive tumbling media and the parts smooths the edges and removes burrs caused by seams or extractions. Industries such as automotive, electronic, consumer and medical all use vibratory finishing in order to achieve a smooth and precise finish.

Deburring media commonly used includes steel, ceramics, plastics or natural materials such as corn cob or walnut shells. The type of media used in the process is determined by the hardness and complexity of the parts requiring finishing. The variety of levels of abrasion and media hardness allow vibratory finishing to be used to meet a wide variety of finishing needs including heavy deburring, light deburring, burnishing, polishing, buffing and coating. The finishing equipment used for vibratory finishing sometimes combines these functions within one machine in order to provide a more complete finishing service. Combination vibratory finishers contain different compartments of tumbling media, with conveyors connecting the different sections so that parts may be deburred, cleaned, washed, dried and coated. Vibratory finishing can also be either a wet or dry process depending on the part being deburred, and this is a consideration to be decided in constructing the vibratory tumbler. Wet media may be used to apply protective coatings, extra burnishing or a color effect. The tumbling drum, or barrel, is typically open so a manufacturer can observe the parts being finished and determine if the process has reached its optimum goal. Due to its basic design and wide versatility, vibratory finishing equipment is a simple solution to mass finishing of wood, metal, plastic or ceramic parts and is widely used in many industries.



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