Case Study - Descale, Deburr and Brightening for the Automotive Industry
Develop a Mass Finishing solution which benefited the end-user by eliminating manual finishing and produces a repeatable and quality finish.
- Achieving a descaled and bright finish
- Determine the most efficient solution to finish high volumes of components and achieve the throughput required
- Worked out the weekly volumes and determine the most appropriate finishing technology to use is the High Energy finishing machine
- Determined that the finishing process should be no longer than 15 minutes to be able to achieve the throughput
- Identified that by using divider plates in the barrels 12 parts can be processed per load without any impingement
Achieved a scale free and bright surface finish in a single step process.
- Achieved the required finish in a reduced processing time
- Avoided any part impingement by using the divider plates
- Produced a repeatable and quality finished product
- Simplified the finishing process by developing a single step process and using one type of media and compound
- Customized the finishing process as per customer’s needs