How can high energy finishing effectively remove casting and forging defects?
Forgings and castings can be manually finished but this can be a time consuming process and often difficult to deliver consistent results. A more efficient solution is mass finishing, which offers consistent results for high-spec metal components, including medical, aerospace and automotive castings and forgings, to achieve a smooth surface and a polished finish. At… Read more »
Vibratory Finishing Machine Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance
From components sticking together to parts getting damaged or odour from wastewater circulation systems, it can be a frustrating process if you don’t know how to fix these problems. To help ensure your vibratory finishing process runs as smoothly as possible, we’ve gathered together common vibratory machine troubleshooting and preventive measures you can take to… Read more »
Choosing a surface finishing machine: CHE Finishing or Vibratory Finishing?
From medical implants to jewellery, the choice of what surface finishing machine to use will have an impact on both the process and the outcome. As the UK’s leading experts in designing and developing machinery and consumables for mass finishing applications, at ActOn Finishing we understand it can be confusing trying to understand the difference… Read more »
How does our vibratory machinery work?
In comparison to tumblers, vibratory machinery is a lot quicker, quieter and at ActOn Finishing, our machines can also be customised to suit customer requirements. But how does vibratory machinery actually work? We take a closer look at the process behind four machines in our Vibrota Range. Vibratory Bowls Our Vibratory Bowls are simple to… Read more »
ActOn Finishing plans to support the UK’s manufacturing sector at Backing Britain 2020 Virtual Exhibition
Backing Britain Live 2020 is a two-week FREE virtual manufacturing summit, run by the £120bn Made in Group, comprising 600 manufacturers made up of both Made in the Midlands and Made in Yorkshire, exclusively aimed at the manufacturing and engineering sector. The event has been created to help manufacturers and businesses alike to build relationships, share best… Read more »
ActOn Vibratory Finishing System Enables Rolls Royce Bristol to Process 3 Times More Volume in a Shorter Time
During the shelling process, there is a buildup of ceramic slurry on the various equipment used such as matting, rubber caps, handles, plates and cruciforms. ActOn Finishing were contacted by Rolls Royce Bristol to look at improving the cleaning process to ensure a faster process time and more consistent results. Finishing Solution Developed for Rolls… Read more »
How to achieve a mirror polish finish using dry media
For example, a mirror polish finish can help increase the value of a piece of jewellery, contribute to an automotive supplier’s reputation or give a sense of luxury for a hospitality business. However achieving a high luster finish is a specialist process and needs specific polishing consumables and finishing machinery. We’ve taken a closer look… Read more »
ActOn Finishing launches the SPU-1, the most compact wet and dry finishing system available
SPU-1 is a vibratory finishing system, designed and manufactured in Britain, perfect for deburring, descaling, degreasing, cleaning, smoothing, radiusing, polishing and drying. This is both an excellent and economical finishing option, as it will allow customers to carry out wet and dry finishing applications in one unit. Moreover, the SPU-1 has been built to produce… Read more »