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Guarding Against Counterfeit Parts
We have been doing a lot of defense work lately and are concerned about counterfeit parts. How can we protect ourselves?
Ask an Expert Published: 7/1/2013
Pre-Anodize Vibratory Finishing
What vibratory media would provide a good visual finish on clear and black anodized aluminum parts?
Ask an Expert Published: 7/1/2013
Supplier Contracts
Can we (the supplier) refuse to agree to early termination of a contract unless the customer agrees to increased prices or other concessions?
Ask an Expert Published: 7/1/2013
Vibratory Residue Problems
How can we remove the white residue left on parts after vibratory finishing without an expensive, additional cleaning/drying operation after finishing?
Ask an Expert Published: 7/1/2013
Media Lodging
Ceramic media chips and small media are lodging in the parts during our vibratory process. How can we prevent or eliminate these problems?
Ask an Expert Published: 3/25/2013
Finishing Aluminum Parts
We are machining a 6-inch, complex-shaped, 6061 aluminum part. We need to further improve the surface finish from the machined 32 Ra to 12 Ra, maintaining a uniform, pleasant finish. What finish system should we consider?
Ask an Expert Published: 3/19/2013
Machine Conditions and Cutting Rate
Has anyone accurately determined the advantages of amplitude versus frequency for deburring?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/8/2013
Lubricious Compounds
In a ceramic media deburring operation, what effect does compound lubricity have on deburring rate?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/3/2013
Applications for Plastic Media
Ask an Expert Published: 9/28/2012
Customer Wants Burnished Finish
A customer has asked us to provide a shiny, burnished finish to powdered metal parts.
Ask an Expert Published: 7/3/2012

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