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  • Cleaning & Polishing Tarnished and Spent Bullet Casings

    Re-using spent ammunition is a great way to save money and explore the process of making your own rounds.  When a pistol, revolver or rifle has di...
  • Save on Labor and Improve Quality with Used Automated Equipment

    Why do most large companies prefer to automate their cleaning and deburring operations?  Easy, they save money on labor and improve quality contro...
  • Polishing Small Brass Parts with a Raytech CMF-610 Magnetic Finisher & ViChem VL-557

    We had some small brass parts come through our lab this week, and took the opportunity to showcase the cleaning and polishing power of ViChem VL-5...
  • Ultra-Matic Vibratory Bowl Restoration

    We restored an older UltraMatic 3.5 cubic foot vibratory bowl in our shop a few weeks back.  Our shop manager Lou really got into this project. ...
  • Cleaning and Polishing Oily Stainless Steel Parts

    Today we took in some stainless steel parts that needed to be cleaned or petroleum based forming oil and then polished in our steel media tumble...
  • Restoring a High Speed Finishing Barrel

    We recently took in a good customer's 20 year old MFI HZ-30 high speed finishing barrel.  They wanted us to go through the machine and make sure it...
  • Repainting an Old Vibratory Bowl on a Budget

    This article is about giving your older vibratory bowl a facelift on a budget.  All you will need is cleaning product, shop rags, a sander, sand...
  • Polishing Brass Parts with ViChem VL-557

    There are many different methods to polishing brass, and we have tried most of them in our job shop at one time or another.  Today we want to disc...
  • Using a Centrifugal Disc to Deburr Parts

    Deburring your parts with a centrifugal disc can be a great way to achieve precision surface RA while maintaining fast cycle times.  Centrifugal ...
  • Cleaning Auto Hardware

    Cleaning the hardware you remove from an auto project before re-installing is a great way to prolong the life of the hardware and improve the e...
  • When is Ceramic Tumbling Media the Best Choice?

    Ceramic tumbling media can be a great choice for deburring your parts.  Whether you have a vibratory bowl/tub or centrifugal finishing equipment,...
  • Why to Use Vapor Degreasing

    Is vapor degreasing the right method of parts cleaning for you?  There are many advantages to cleaning with a solvent degreaser: -small footpr...