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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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Achieving a Bright Polished Finish on a Stainless Steel 3D Printed Lizard

In this blog article we discuss about how we developed a mass finishing process to polish a Stainless Steel 3D printed lizard, using ActOn Finishing Centrifugal Disc Finishing technology.   The Aim   To smooth the surface and achieve a bright polished finish on a Stainless Steel 3D printed lizard.   How We Processed the… Read more »

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Achieving a Mirror Polish on a Delicate 3D Printed Part

Project Background   Our client approached ActOn team as he required a surface 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… 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 finish and to mirror polishing 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… 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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