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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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Great idea for moving equipment

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Article from: 01/18/2016 AccuBrass.com, "FREE Articles for Success!" series, Written by Bill Wright    I found a really good idea. Some equipment needs to be bolted down to the foundation. Problem is, your business changes from year to year. If you add a new piece of equipment or just need to improve your shop’s flow, sometimes you need to move a piece of equipment. Maybe you’re just tired of running your knee into something. Any long term company, has gone through this. Shoot, sometimes, just as soon as you bolt it down, you figure out you messed it up. This guy found...

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Understanding Vibratory Finishing Revisited

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A summary of a popular four-part series that appeared in Products Finishing... Modern Machine Shop article From: Products Finishing, no author Vibratory finishing has not changed much during the years. Several years ago, Products Finishing published a series of articles by John Kittredge. These articles have good, pertinent information that is still valid for the vibratory finishing industry today. The series covered media, compound solution, equipment and parts.                                                                  ...

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