When to Use Plastic/Synthetic Tumbling Media
Plastic & Synthetic tumbling media is a great choice for deburring, pre-plate preparation and polishing softer metals, such as:
-Other soft alloys
Plastic & synthetic tumbling medial weighs 60lbs per cubic foot, so it takes less fewer bags than ceramic tumbling media to fill the same volume tumbler. If you are looking to tumble for general handling or specific tolerances, this is a great media choice. Synthetic media uses a lighter abrasive than most ceramic tumbling media, This allows for better control and more refined processing capabilities. When low RMS/Ra are needed, plastic and synthetic tumbling media is a great choice. Please contact us at washanddeburr.com with any questions or to arrange for free process testing.