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Pre-Plate Finishing
We chrome plate a small aluminum fitting, first using a vibratory process on the part to produce a competitive, refined, pre-plate finish. This often creates small part dings and surface orange peel that only show up after plating. What causes the s...
Ask an Expert Published: 9/30/2013
High-Energy Mass Finishing
We produce two parts that cannot be deburred in our bowl vibratory machine. Is there another finishing system that would deburr these parts?
Ask an Expert Published: 9/26/2013
SBA Mentor-Protégé Program
Will the federal mentor-protégé programs help improve a small business' chances for a federal contract?
Ask an Expert Published: 9/24/2013
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

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