EQS also offer post stripping activities such as mechanical linishing
, acid etching and the application of dewatering oil to prevent any onset of corrosion on steel parts.
Procut turned to SURTECH and acquired a belt linishing
machine in August 2011 for the cleaning of the parts and the removal of any scale and a Lima 600L friction deburring machine in February 2012 for removing the hard slag from the cut blanks.
"I was the fist guy to develop the horizontal, wet band, linishing
machine at the Warstone Lane factory," Bryan says with some pride.
The contact wheel is used for general grinding and deburring, the top platen for linishing
and chamfering and the centreless unit for the grinding and polishing of tubes from approximately 25mm to 100mm diameter.
On the linishing
(metal finishing) side, we probably are a penny or two more expensive that others but on die-casting we are 15 to 20 per cent cheaper.'
The Riley Surface World product range includes complete electroplating plants, cleaning and degreasing systems, ovens and furnaces, shot blasting machinery, polishing and linishing
machinery, dust control plants and other ancillary equipment.
Two Polytex L22 units and five small Dustand units are being used to handle cobolt chrome dust created in linishing
and polishing parts for Finsbury's range of joint replacement products.
Machining marks are no longer visible, yet components do not lose their shape as they would if aggressive linishing
were to be used.