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Increasing Vibratory Efficiency by Optimizing the Choice of Media Shape Relative to Part Geometry
When choosing vibratory media, understand the size, shape, starting roughness condition and metallurgical structure of the part.
Article Published: 7/13/2011
Making the Grade With Mechanical Media
Understanding media grades is important to good mechanical finishes.
Article Published: 7/1/2011
Mass Finishing: What is it All About?
The choices in equipment, media and compounds for your applications.
Article Published: 2/21/2011
Buffing and Polishing— Looking to the Future
Advances in equipment, automation and consumables can help you compete.
Article Published: 2/18/2011
Better Peening Shouldn’t Be a Shot in the Dark
Almost any pilot will tell you that when it comes to airplane parts like wings or engine blades, failure is unacceptable. That’s why more aerospace companies have sought to reduce the possibility of metal fatigue in such critical parts, and why some...
Article Published: 12/1/2010
Improving Aerospace Engines with Advanced Materials
Advanced ceramics and high performance superalloys are playing an important role in improving aerospace engines as aerospace manufacturers look for high-temperature materials that increase performance, improve fuel efficiency and satisfy safety stan...
Article Published: 12/1/2010
Baking Soda Solves Coating Build-Up Problem
More than 1,700 carriers are cleaned quarterly without interrupting production...
Article Published: 6/1/1996
Centrifugal Disc Finishing
Ten questions you should be able to answer...
Article Published: 5/1/1996
Fundamentals of Mass Finishing
There are many facets to mass finishing one must consider: part size and shape, media type, compound and equipment...
Article Published: 12/1/1995

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