MECHANICAL FINISHING BASICS

Mechanical Finishing

Some Buffing and Polishing Basics

Some general information and pointers on polishing and buffing...
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Mechanical Finishing

Clingier Can Be Better

Gel cleaners extend dwell time, provide better cleaning
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Mechanical Finishing

Buffing and Polishing— Looking to the Future

Advances in equipment, automation and consumables can help you compete.
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Mechanical Finishing

Making the Best Choices in Mass Finishing

Choice of equipment, media and compounds has a major impact on your finishing applications.
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Mechanical Finishing

Making the Grade With Mechanical Media

Understanding media grades is important to good mechanical finishes.
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Mechanical Finishing

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.
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Anodizing

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?
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Mechanical Finishing

How to Select the Right Flap Disc

Consider these five variables to determine what fits your application.
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Parts Cleaning

80 Years Helping Finishers

Our readers share how Products Finishing has helped their careers as the magazine celebrates its 80th year covering the finishing industry.
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Electrocoating

Celebrating the First 80 Years

Oak is the traditional gift for someone turning 80 years old, as it symbolizes longevity and strength, two hallmarks of what we feel our magazine has been with the surface finishing industry since its debut in 1936.
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