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Polishing Demands Lead to Innovative Solution
In the world that is Kinninger Production Welding in New Bremen, Ohio, polishing is not the biggest operation that owner Kevin Thobe’s team has to contend with—but it had certainly become one of the most demanding.
Article Published: 7/1/2016
Greaseless to Greatness for Structured Surface Finishes
The conversion from greaseless abrasive compounds and buffs to nonwoven technology for textured satin finishes without the mess.
Article Published: 5/1/2016
Raising the Bar on Polishing
Glastender builds bar equipment faster thanks to AM Machinery, Autopulit.
Article Published: 7/1/2015
Isotropic Mass Finishing for Surface Integrity and Part Performance
Barrel, vibratory, centrifugal and spindle finish can improve part performance and service life.
Article Published: 1/1/2015
Abrasive Control Factors for Mass Finishing Systems
Gravity and weight are the most important elements affecting speed and time.
Article Published: 12/1/2014
What’s in a Burr?
An unclear definition has led to an industry standard for classifying burrs.
Article Published: 6/17/2014
Advancements in Non-Woven Abrasives
Abrasive technology is streamlined for metal fabrication applications.
Article Published: 6/1/2014
Loading Vibratory Finishing Bowls for Optimal Quality
Foremost in the understanding of vibratory bowl loading efficiency is a basic understanding of theoretical versus actual working capacity of the machine.
Article Published: 3/1/2014
Breaking Old Mechanical Finishing Habits
Changing the process earns one finisher a $2+ million annual contract, therefore when we look at mechanical finishing, the first and most important items that should be considered are the shape and type of part
Article Published: 6/1/2013
Taking the (Oxide) Edge Off
Metal fabricators that laser-cut with oxygen take steps to prepare parts better for powder coating.
Article Published: 3/1/2013

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