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MFI News and Case Studies
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Mass Finishing processes roughly two to three samples every day in its Howard Lake testing lab. Many of the pieces tested are made of metal and alloys from customers looking for a high polish. In the last two years, many of the samples we’re receiving are plastic,...
ASHVILLE, NC- Tucked away in the scenic Blue Ridge mountain range of western North Carolina sits a company dedicated to making some of the finest bicycle components in the world. Industry Nine (I9), a name settled on by owner Clint Spiegel after eight previous...
MFI Creates the Largest Centrifugal Barrel Tumbler Ever for a Custom Project
Machines don’t daydream, but if MFI equipment did, it would involve exotic tumbling media types and gleaming parts.
High energy finishing of 3D Printed or Additive parts. Achieve single digit surface finishes in minutes.
“We now use this system throughout our process and it reduces finishing time by approximately two days over traditional avalanche barrel tumbling,”
For rough parts with heavy machine lines or scale from heat treating and other strengthening processes, it can take from 15 minutes to two hours to reach the final surface requirement.
In its April 2018 edition, Modern Machine Shop featured an article titled "Evolution of Performance Camshaft Grinding, Finishing". The article focuses on a company that uses MFI centrifugal barrel tumbling equipment to achieve an extremely low surface Ra on camshafts....
One of the most common uses for Mass Finishing’s centrifugal barrel finishing and other tumbling equipment is for the medical device industry.