Polishing Services

Recycling Machinery

When Should You Consider Recycling Vibratory Waste Water?

If you are paying for your water and you are operating a large or multiple vibratory pieces of equipment, your water bill could be substantial. Recycling your waste water could significantly reduce your cost of operation. Also, if you are looking to add Green technology to your manufacturing operations, recycling your vibratory waste COULD be an easy way to GO GREEN! Not only could you save...

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Isotropic Finishing
Polishing Services

Isotropic Finishing

It seems recently there has been more talk about the advantages of an isotropic, non directional finish on machined surfaces obtained through a chemically accelerated vibratory process. It isn't necessary to utilize a chemically accelerated chemistry to achieve an isotropic finish. The vibratory finishing process is what is producing the isotropic non directional finish which reduces or...

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Finishing Equipment

Mass Finishing 101 - Tumbling Finishing - Art Versus Science

Mass finishing which includes tumbling finishing is achieved by using one of several types of equipment to enhance the surface aspects of a metal part. This equipment ranges from tumbling barrels to vibratory and centrifugal finishing equipment. The process also involves a finishing medium, water and a chemical compound. The media can consist of ceramic, plastic, steel and agra-media depending...

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Surface Treatment Services

Electropolishing Services

Haward has an innovative electropolishing service that they provide. Haward Corporation is the oldest and most experienced electropolishing specialist, and by far the largest electropolisher in the east. We have been servicing the Aircraft, Medical, Food Service and Pharmaceutical industries since 1947. Electropolishing is the reverse of plating in that metal is removed from the surface rather...

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Automated Polishing of Molds to Replace Manual Finishing
CNC Machinery

Automated Polishing of Molds to Replace Manual Finishing

Designed for finishing glass press moulds, the process is suitable for polishing moulds of any material designed to manufacture super-high-precision components With increasing demand for low cost, high accuracy optical systems, manufacture of lenses and mirrors is moving away from direct machining of glass blanks towards glass press moulding. Aware of this trend, British CNC polishing machine and...

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Laser Cutting Services

Materials Decisions Critical to New Watch Design

Devon Works has developed a bold new look for its sports watch. The company's first step toward making this watch a reality was to move beyond the CAD image and develop a highly accurate prototype. When Devon Works decided to create a new timepiece, the company knew that mere attention to detail would not be enough to make it different. They had to think entirely out of the box and go beyond the...

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Abrasive Compounds / Media

The Benefits of Accelerated Surface Finishing (ASF)

Precision Finishing has been servicing the metal working industry since 1955 with vibratory equipment, media and chemistry. Since the vibratory process was introduced in the 50's you could say we have grown up with it. Our uniqueness is that we not only sell the equipment and media, for over 50 years we have been manufacturing our own Chemtrol line of vibratory compounds and performing vibratory...

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Miscellaneous Optics

University Of Rochester and RPO to Research Creation and Benefits of Birefringence in Glass

Rochester Precision Optics and the University of Rochester collaborate to research the beneficial effects of stresses in optical elements. This research is funded through New York State's Centers for Advanced Technology (CAT) and University of Rochester's Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS) whose mission is to conduct applied research in the field of electronic imaging. RPO was...

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Hi-Tech Concrete Coatings, Inc. Applies Floor Coating to Maintenance Hangar for the Federal Aviation Administration
Surface Treatment Equipment

Hi-Tech Concrete Coatings, Inc. Applies Floor Coating to Maintenance Hangar for the Federal Aviation Administration

Hi-Tech Concrete Coatings, Inc. completed a 38,000 square foot maintenance hangar, circa 1940, for the Federal Aviation Administration, Ronald Reagan National Airport, Washington DC. Surface preparation included removing multiple layers of coatings that had been applied over many years. Scarfiers and carbide-tipped scraping machines were used to remove the existing coatings. Damaged joints and...

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Polishing Services

KMF Metals Announces Polishing Capabilities to 20,000 lb

KMF Metals Inc, of Oak Creek WI, has now added capabilities for polishing parts weighing up to 20,000 lbs. Work of this size is handled through an overheard crane system installed in the workshop. This allows KMF to polish metal parts up to 20,000 lbs. It also simplifies the polishing of parts which are large in size and often difficult to maneuver. Mark Falvey, Vice President of KMF Metals,...

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