WANTED:  Used MFI Model HZ-330 Centrifugal Iso-Finishing Machine (used for centifugal deburring and Isotropic Finishing of large parts. [10 cu. ft., 330 liter capacity, 4 – 12 inch diameter x 42 inch length barrels)

WANTED: Used MFI Model HZ-330 Centrifugal Iso-Finishing Machine (used for centifugal deburring and Isotropic Finishing of large parts. [10 cu. ft., 330 liter capacity, 4 – 12 inch diameter x 42 inch length barrels)

Contact:  Dave Davidson | Deburring/Finishing Specialist | SME Tech Community Advisor | dryfinish@gmail.com | 509.230.6821 | http://dryfinish.wordpress.com http://about.me/dave.davidson | https://partsfinished.wordpress.com WANTED: Used Model HZ-330 Centrifugal … Continue reading WANTED: Used MFI Model HZ-330 Centrifugal Iso-Finishing Machine (used for centifugal deburring and Isotropic Finishing of large parts. [10 cu. ft., 330 liter capacity, 4 – 12 inch diameter x 42 inch length barrels)

Centrifugal Iso-Finishing for Small Part and/or Small Lot Finishing and Polishing. Applications include: Jewelry, Dental, Medical, Screw Machine, Swiss Turning, Stamping, Fineblanking, Electronic, and Precision Machined Parts

Centrifugal Iso-Finishing for Small Part and/or Small Lot Finishing and Polishing. Applications include: Jewelry, Dental, Medical, Screw Machine, Swiss Turning, Stamping, Fineblanking, Electronic, and Precision Machined Parts

Above: Process Engineering Manager, Jeff Cutts operates a Model HZ-12 High-Speed Centrifugal Iso-Finishing Machine.  The machine is compact, can use … Continue reading Centrifugal Iso-Finishing for Small Part and/or Small Lot Finishing and Polishing. Applications include: Jewelry, Dental, Medical, Screw Machine, Swiss Turning, Stamping, Fineblanking, Electronic, and Precision Machined Parts

Minimizing Hand Deburring for Screw Machine and Small Precision Machined Parts – Case Study

Minimizing Hand Deburring for Screw Machine and Small Precision Machined Parts – Case Study

FINISHING APPLICATION PROFILE: Heather Lindsley, the Quality Assurance manager of Space Screw, Inc. in Rathdrum, Idaho demonstrates a Model HZ-120 Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing machine used by the company to replace hand deburring on their precision screw machine parts and turnings used in the aerospace industry.  Company officials estimate that the process has reduced their hand-deburring burden by 70-80 percent.  The process replaced the barrel… Continue reading Minimizing Hand Deburring for Screw Machine and Small Precision Machined Parts – Case Study

Precision Machined Components: Meeting the Lean Deburring and Finishing Challenge – Case Study: MacKay Mfg. in Spokane, WA.

Precision Machined Components: Meeting the Lean Deburring and Finishing Challenge – Case Study: MacKay Mfg. in Spokane, WA.

Above: Bobby Whiteman, MacKay’s Centrifugal Isotropic Finishing Systems technician explains the improvements with edge and surface finish now realized from utilizing CIF Continue reading Precision Machined Components: Meeting the Lean Deburring and Finishing Challenge – Case Study: MacKay Mfg. in Spokane, WA.

High-Speed Isotropic Surface Processing of Racing Engine Components for the Motorports Industry Improves Performance and Service Life

High-Speed Isotropic Surface Processing of Racing Engine Components for the Motorports Industry Improves Performance and Service Life

 In a matter of minutes, this process can deburr, finish and clean up machined, ground or cast metal/  These parts can now be finished in short automated cycles in what could have taken hours or even days by hand. Continue reading High-Speed Isotropic Surface Processing of Racing Engine Components for the Motorports Industry Improves Performance and Service Life

Fundamentals of Waste Water Treatment for Metal Finishing and Other Industrial Applications

Fundamentals of Waste Water Treatment for Metal Finishing and Other Industrial Applications

 The technical descriptions below were supplied by Chuck Case, President of Waste Water Engineers, Inc.  Chuck is a very experienced system designer and Wastewater Engineers Inc. systems can be found at hundreds of installations throughout the United States. Continue reading Fundamentals of Waste Water Treatment for Metal Finishing and Other Industrial Applications

“Compiled Problems Caused by Burrs and Sharp Edges.” [Aerospace Industry] by LaRoux Gillespie, CMfgE, PE

“Compiled Problems Caused by Burrs and Sharp Edges.” [Aerospace Industry] by LaRoux Gillespie, CMfgE, PE

This material edited and annotated by SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers) member and past-president  LaRoux Gillespie, CMfgE, PE  (  laroux1@earthlink.net ) will be of interest to anyone interested in the importance of deburring and surface conditioning to critical component functionality.  Much of the discussion here centers around the risk involved in failing to adequately address edge finish and surface conditioning issues in aeronautical and aerospace manufacturing.  Continue reading “Compiled Problems Caused by Burrs and Sharp Edges.” [Aerospace Industry] by LaRoux Gillespie, CMfgE, PE