Mechanical Finishing

Mechanical Finishing

The Mechanical Finishing Zone (also known as Mass Finishing) is a research hot spot for everything you need to know about the processes of edge breaking or surface conditioning of unfixtured workpieces. Read articles and find suppliers of media, buffing, polishing and abrasive blasting at this site-within-a-site. Check out our feature stories, tips from industry experts, and the latest in innovations from world-class suppliers.  

Micro Surface Enhancement to Finish Performance Camshafts

Comp Cams has made numerous improvements to its CNC camshaft grinding process with a finishing technology that improves camshaft longevity and durability.

Finishing at FABTECH 2018

CCAI’s Finishing Pavilion and Finishing Education Program shouldn’t be missed if you are looking for success in the industry.

Experts

Compounds Are Key to Mass Finishing Success

These chemical additives can help degrease, brighten, polish, protect against corrosion and provide stain resistance, and they keep the entire finishing process clean by continuously flushing out contaminants.

Experts

How to Eliminate White Chalky Substance from Vibratory Finished Parts

Q. We are getting a white chalky substance left on our aluminum parts after vibratory finishing and it affects the coating adhesion. How do we eliminate this problem?

Featured Video

Benchmarking a Plating Operation to No. 1

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

Smaller Abrasives Provide Lightweight, Ergonomic Grinding

Norton Merit Pink R928 designed for challenging materials and difficult-to-reach applications.


Fiber Discs Enable Faster Cut Rates

Designed for cutting carbon steel and soft-to-grind materials.