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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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ActOn Finishing Grant Access Enables a Five-Figure Makeover Towards Modernising the Test Laboratory

About the Investment to Modernise the Test Laboratory We were referred by Coventry City Council, to the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Support Programme, and we applied for a grant of £7,500 towards modernising the test laboratory which is used to demonstrate products to new and existing clients. The Growth Hub also helped ActOn Finishing apply… Read more »

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ActOn Finishing Partners with GPAINNOVA as UK Distributor for DLyte Technology

DLyte Technology The DLyte machine combines grinding and polishing in a one-step process to produce smooth and shiny finished parts. It is used for metal parts which require high performance or superior finishes, including steel and stainless-steel, cobalt chrome, titanium, nickel and other common metal alloys. DLyte technology is the first dry electropolishing system of… Read more »

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ActOn High Energy Finishing Process Enables Client to Deburr 10,000 Parts/ Hour

The project background   We have been approached by our customer as they required a more effective way to degrease and remove sharpness on Molybdenum parts, before the plating stage. At the time of the initial contact, our customer was finishing 8,000 parts/ batch using a traditional barrel finishing machine and the full process took… Read more »

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