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Discover how an ActOn Finishing free trial improves your process development

We’ve taken a closer look at the process of a free trial with ActOn Finishing, to discover how it can improve your process development, reduce costs and improve finishing quality. Establishing a repeatable solution  Each trial and technical consultation at ActOn Finishing is customised to customer requirements. To begin, we’ll ask you to complete a… Read more »

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Vibratory Finishing Machine Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance

From components sticking together to parts getting damaged or odour from wastewater circulation systems, it can be a frustrating process if you don’t know how to fix these problems. To help ensure your vibratory finishing process runs as smoothly as possible, we’ve gathered together common vibratory machine troubleshooting and preventive measures you can take to… 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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How our test lab helps optimise process development for mass finishing

In our test lab we’re continually evolving our processes and machines to make them more effective. We understand the importance of constantly researching and developing finishing processes. At our manufacturing facility in Coventry, we specialise in process development for mass finishing. We believe it’s important to find the most optimum processes to determine the exact… Read more »

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3 ways subcontracting helps manufacturing when Coronavirus impacts your business

We’ve taken a closer look at three key ways using subcontractors such as ActOn Finishing, can help you not only save time and money during this difficult period, but also ensure you’re able to keep production going on. 1. Keep overheads low In a time when you need to be flexible, using subcontractors will allow… Read more »

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Case Study: Dry Tumbling Application to Mirror Finish Titanium Part

Project Background   One of our clients, who is a major manufacturer in the medical industry, has approached us to find a mass finishing solution to mirror polish titanium components and achieve an Ra of 0.079 μm. At the start of this project, the customer was finishing the parts manually, which was proving to be… Read more »

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Case Study: Achieving a Mirror Polish on Stainless-Steel Jewellery

Project Background   Client approached ActOn team to develop a cost-effective process to achieve a mirror polish finish on stainless steel jewellery. The finishing process also implied barrelling 300 pieces per batch.   How we achieved the mirror polish on the stainless-steel jewellery   From the start of this project we ruled out vibratory finishing,… Read more »

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ActOn Subcontract Finishing Services

If you need Mass Finishing solutions and do not have the experience, the capacity required or are not ready to invest in Mass Finishing equipment, at ActOn we offer subcontract finishing services. ActOn Subcontract Finishing Services We now have the largest Centrifugal High Energy machine shop in the UK, providing excellent results on components across a… Read more »

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