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3 Advantages of Using Vibratory Deburring Machines

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According to statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 12.75 million manufacturing jobs in the United States. These jobs employ 8.5% of the workforce and pay 12% more than all other jobs. AZ Big Media notes that an enormous amount of the metal and plastic items manufactured require deburring. As Finishing Systems explains, the parts, media, and compounds are placed into a vibratory finishing machine. Vibrations cause them to grind and turn against each other. This process smooths off the rough edges or ridges of mass-produced pieces in order to make them easier and safer to handle. AccuBrass, a...

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The Importance of U.S. Manufacturing

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The U.S. manufacturing sector is the largest in the entire world, responsible for producing 18.2% of the goods represented across the world. Vibratory finishing machines, electronics, food processing equipment, and many more industries rely on manufacturing. As of 2017, the U.S. manufacturing industry employed 12.4 million people, generating nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of $2.2 trillion. The U.S. had as many people working in the manufacturing sector as it did 69 years ago -- and that's not a bad thing. "Now, if you give us an opportunity to export more to China, bring those tariff walls down, bring those barriers down, if...

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Why You Need Vibratory Finishing Equipment in Your Shop

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Vibratory finishing creates the end result of a number of products that we use or come into contact with every day. It's also known as mass finishing, and the right vibratory finishing equipment can make a big difference when it comes to metal polishing, deburring, and the final product. A vibratory finishing machine uses a mechanical and/or chemical process to deburr, radius, polish, degrease,and smooth parts that are mass produced. The parts move around the machine in a circular fashion and grind against the machine to produce the final finish. However, the right finishing tools are important to have and...

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Everything You Need to Know About Vibratory Finishing Equipment

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There are four elements that are significant when it comes to vibratory finishing: parts, compound solutions, media, and equipment. Vibratory finishing equipment is crucial for any job, regardless of the scale of the operation or the pieces being manufactured, deburred, and finished. Here are some quality vibratory equipment items on the market: Vibratory Bowls These bowls are capable of deburring when the media is extremely dry. Additionally, these products can minimize the noise coming from the machines. Range in size from 0.25 cubic feet to 0.5 cubic feet for small bowls and 1.0 cubic feet to 10.6 cubic feet for...

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Deburring 101: Everything You Need to Know About Deburring

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A burr is a revised edge or small piece of material remaining attached to a work piece after a modification. During most machine processes, work pieces become burred, and sharp edges and material compression can occur, which impacts the quality of the part and cause various errors during the assembly process. From understanding the various deburring processes to purchasing quality rotary tumbling barrels, here is everything you need to know about deburring: Deburring equipment and machinery Rotary tumbling barrels and other vibratory finishing equipment are essential for quality deburring. Four elements are significant in vibratory finishing, including: parts, equipment, compound...

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