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Surface Finishing & Polishing 3D Printed Decorative Parts

Project Background   Our client approached ActOn team as he required a finishing process to smooth the surface and mirror polish a 3D printed decorative part. While the initial surface roughness was 15µm, the actual main issues faced by our client were: the intricate geometry of the part which made it difficult for him to… Read more »

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Introducing the ActOn Portable Finishing Media Screening Unit

Over a period of time the finishing media starts to wear. This can cause the undersized media to lodge in holes, slots, bores and blind holes of components. The result is a high risk of damaging the geometry of the part. To avoid these situations, we have designed the Portable Media Screening Unit to enable our customers to… Read more »

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ActOn CHE Finishing Technology Processes a Week’s Worth of Production in 1.5 Days

Project Background   Our customer is an innovative global supplier of quality products, trusted brands and creative solutions to manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty and off-highway vehicles. They are committed to delivering superior quality through innovation and engineering excellence, using cutting-edge processes. The aim of the project was to clean the Sintered Pivot Blocks and… Read more »

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Surface Finishing & Mirror Polishing Dental Partials

The aim The main focus of this project was to obtain a smooth and mirror finishing on the Dental Partials. Also the customer was keen on finding the surface finishing technology that would be affordable and efficient in comparison with manual finishing. Moreover as there is a required throughput of 20 parts/ day, we had to… Read more »

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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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ActOn Finishing is exhibiting at Made in the Midlands 2018

Up to 250 manufacturing and engineering companies will display their services from across various industries, including automotive, oil & gas, aerospace, retail, defence, medical at Made in the Midlands 2018 exhibition. This year our technical representatives will also be available at stand 58 to discuss any of your mass finishing requirements. 6 Reasons to visit stand 58… Read more »

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Air dryer or Maizorb dryer? Which option suits your mass finishing needs?

At the end of a wet mass finishing process some components need to be dried, to avoid staining and corrosion. The question is how do you know if you need a Heated Air dryer or a Maizorb dryer? In this article, we will explain how to choose the dryer perfect for your finishing application. Choosing… Read more »

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ActOn Finishing Technology at MACH 2018

MACH 2018 is a biennial event that brings together the latest innovations and developments from manufacturing technologies industries in one place. It’s an exhibition that gathers over 25,000 visitors and showcases the latest products, services and technological developments from the manufacturing and advanced engineering industries. MACH is the perfect place for ActOn Finishing to showcase… Read more »

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