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ActOn Develops Cost Effective Vibratory Finishing Solution for Processing Selective Laser Sintering Parts

The Project Background Recently we have been contacted by Ricoh UK Products, who we have met at Made in the Midlands Exhibition 2018, to develop a Vibratory Finishing solution to smooth 3D printed polypropylene parts they manufactured, via Selective Laser Sintering. Ricoh is a global provider of technology that transforms business processes and information management… Read more »

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CHE Finishing Process Developed for Additive Manufacturing Company

Recently we had the opportunity to develop a finishing process for an additive manufacturing company, that builds 3D parts for a wide array of engineering sectors. This project required finishing an additive manufactured Inconel wheel. The part end finish implied a high polished surface on one side of the wheel whilst leaving the other untouched.… Read more »

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Deburring and Polishing Mansory Drill Bits – Case Study

Our client manufactures tools for the automotive and construction industry. They have recently approached us as they were looking for a better way for deburring and polishing the mansory drill bits they manufacture. Up till the point of contacting us, they were manually finishing the parts, which meant a high rate of rework and rejection rate, inconsistent results and time… Read more »

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Mass Finishing Process in a Reduced Time – Axle Holder Case Study

ActOn Finishing was approached by one of its customers to develop a mass finishing process for an axle holder. The customer manufactures forge automotive parts for the motorcycle industry. They were manual polishing the components and were looking to implement vibratory finishing in their process. However, at the time they had no experience with mass finishing techniques… Read more »

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