Mechanical Finishing

Mechanical Finishing, also known as Mass Finishing, typically relies on motion and force to apply an abrasive material to a part. Processes include tumbling, grinding, vibratory finishing, centrifugal disc finishing, centrifugal barrel finishing. 

Polishing Is Spot-On For Arlington Plating

APC has an extensive polishing and buffing department, one that has been a mainstay of the shop for more than 60 years.

Finishing Solutions at FABTECH 2019

CCAI Finishing Pavilion and Education Program advance finishing operations.

Experts

Benefits of Recycling Vibratory Finishing Effluent

Recycling vibratory wastewater can be very advantageous and cost effective, says Dean Bell of Precision Finishing, but only if done properly.

Experts

Increasing Output for Large Stainless Steel Sheet Surface Polishing

Mike Shappell from Norton Saint-Gobain shows how a manufacturer benefits from applying products and techniques to improve the bottom line.

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Benchmarking a Plating Operation to No. 1

Indiana’s Electro-Spec uses Top Shops data to improve efficiencies.
INNOVATIONS

Cortec Cor-Pak 8-MUL Increases Packaging Corrosion Protection

Product offers corrosion protection for ferrous or nonferrous metals packaged or stored in up to 8 ft3 (0.23 m³) of enclosed space. 

Process Technology Offers Compact Inline Heater

ChemHeat inline chemical heater designed for ultrahigh purity applications, including semiconductor filtration, sterilization and cleaning.