Zone: Deburring

OVERVIEW: Deburring is perhaps the most critical post-machining operation for ensuring the functionality of the machined part, as well as the safe handling of the part. Deburring has traditionally been a manual task, but various technologies exist for reliably automating deburring.

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Micro Deburring Gets Hot

“Micro deburring,” a name commonly used to describe the deburring of tiny small parts, is often considered more of an art than a science. Although this is true to some extent, deburring micro parts does not always have to require hand manicuring parts with a scalpel under 10× to 20× magnification. ...MORE

Electrochemical Machining for Medical, Aerospace and More

Workpieces with complex contours often feature sections that are not easy to machine because they are difficult to access....MORE

Slugger GXE Deburring Machines Address Finishing Challenges

Fein Power Tools Inc.’s Slugger GXE deburring machine is fast and highly versatile when equipped with Slugger’s range of brushes, the company says. ...MORE

Removing Burrs Can Be a Blast

Having trouble deburring the inner passages of a solid metal part? Read about how one company found the solution in Thermal Energy Machining (TEM), and is having a blast in the process. ...MORE

Feel the Heat with Micro Deburring

One of the many challenges of machining tiny parts is the deburring process, called micro deburring. ...MORE

James Wilhite checks holes after TEM deburring

Burning Away the Burrs

Searching for an efficient means of deburring internal passages led this company to develop a specialized machining cell that incorporates thermal energy to smooth away rough edges. ...MORE

Kennametal Precision Surface Solutions’ Extrude Hone EVO

July 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Cleaning & Deburring

This month’s product slideshow highlights parts washers, finishing equipment and deburring tools. ...MORE