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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 »

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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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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 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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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 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 »

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Fast and Reliable, the Centrifugal Disc Finishing Machine is Here

The Centrifugal Disc Finishing machine is perfect for processing small and thin components as well as larger parts with a length of 150mm. These machines are recommended for finishing small to medium batches of parts. One of the main advantages of Centrifugal Disc machines is the reduced processing times for most finishing applications. How it works?… Read more »

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