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 »
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 »
3 Reasons Why Water Treatment Is Important
When undertaking wet mass finishing, it generates a discharge of the processing liquid, made up of the metal fines, abrasives, compound and in some instances oil due to the condition of the parts. There are various ways you can dispose of this liquid, but at ActOn Finishing we’ve always recommended investing in a suitable waste… Read more »
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 »
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 »
ActOn Abrasive Blasting Media: Everything You Need to Know
To achieve the required finish, it is important to consider the abrasive blasting media type, shape, size, density, and hardness. Our specialist with decades of experience in this field are always available to help you choose the right Abrasive Consumables for your process requirement. ActOn Abrasive Blasting Media Range Aluminium Oxide An aggressive and tough media suitable… Read more »