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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit ActOn Finishing at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2022

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show is a must-attend event for anyone involved in design, engineering production and procurement. It is the place to see all the latest in production hardware, components, consumables and technology; serving a wide range of industries including Aerospace, Defence, Automotive, Electronics, Industrial Machinery, Packaging/ Handling/ Logistics, Energy, Marine, Medical, Mechanical Engineering… Read more »

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How to know what type of vibratory finishing machine you really need

As the UK’s leading experts in redefining surface finishing and developing machinery for mass finishing applications, we recognise it might be challenging to get to grips with which vibratory finishing machine is most suitable for your needs. To help you establish what type and size of vibratory finishing machine is best for your part, we’ve… Read more »

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Are you using the right mass finishing media?

So, are you using the right mass finishing media? We’ve shared our knowledge and insight to provide you with everything you need to know to ensure you achieve the optimum results in the most cost-effective way. How can you achieve your required surface finish? The recipe to achieve the required surface finish involves using the… Read more »

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Why is surface finishing for medical implants and instruments so important?

Surface finishing has always been viewed as a process by-product rather than a design feature in metal additive manufacturing, particularly in the healthcare sector. This blog will delve into the importance of surface finishing for medical implants and instruments to create an understanding of the finishing requirements within the medical industry.  Why is surface finishing… Read more »

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Why You Need to Include 3D Printing Post Processing Into Your Manufacturing Process?

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) is now an established technology for prototyping and mass production. However metal parts that have been produced through additive manufacturing tend to have a surface with an average Roughness (Ra) ranging anywhere from 10 to 30 microns. The values of Ra may increase at support locations and may decrease depending on… Read more »

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Pre-tumbled media is guaranteed to improve your surface finishing process

Whether you’re new to the mass finishing process or tweaking existing characteristics like workpieces or process timeframes, understanding how pre-tumbled media can improve your finishing process is key in achieving the surface finish you need for your parts. What is pre-tumbled media? Simply put, pre-tumbled media is the means to achieving the desired surface finishing. … Read more »

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ActOn Finishing Announces Partnership with Finishtech in France

In pursuit of its vision to be recognized in international markets as a leading manufacturer and complete surface finishing solutions provider, ActOn Finishing has partnered with Finishtech to provide ActOn’s expertise within the European Market. Our partner Finishtech has successfully represented ActOn in the French market for the past three years leading to successful installations… Read more »

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ActOn Finishing Launches Wheel Blasting Range in UK in Partnership with Cogeim Europe

These machines are designed by Cogeim Europe, to guarantee reliable operation and a long service life. The wheel blasting technology will offer the possibility to achieve a wide range of finishing applications, including descaling, removal of corrosion or rust, paint stripping, de-flashing, achieving a smooth finish, shot peening, polishing and surface preparation prior to coating.… Read more »

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