Detroit Metal Finishing & Deburring
Automotive Tumbling stands at the forefront of superior metal finishing, setting the benchmark for excellence. Operating from its headquarters in Detroit, the company caters to a diverse range of industries, encompassing automotive, heavy truck, fastener, agricultural, structural, recreational, military, medical, marine, appliance, furniture, and plumbing sectors. Our unwavering commitment lies in fulfilling the unique needs of every industry we serve. Above all, we adhere to a resolute motto: to not just meet, but consistently surpass your expectations with every interaction.
TUMBLING And VIBRATORY DEBURR detroit
Both tumbling and vibratory deburr techniques employ abrasive media to eliminate unwanted sharp edges and burrs from stamped or machined parts. These components are introduced into a vibratory machine, where they undergo a tumbling or vibrating process while being rotated in abrasive media. This effectively smoothens rough surfaces and eliminates any sharp corners, resulting in a refined product.
For specific applications requiring careful handling, such as camshafts, telescoping magnesium steering columns, and stainless steel IV stands in the medical industry, Vibratory deburring in Detroit is particularly well-suited.
Furthermore, these methods find application in creating precise cosmetic surfaces, as well as in the cleaning and descaling processes. Automotive Tumbling possesses the expertise to perform vibratory tumbling to achieve a specific RA/RZ profile, and handles all types of metal tumbling and deburring in Detroit and its surrounding areas.
detroit DEBURRING PROCESSES FOR BUSINESSES OF ALL TYPES AND SIZES
Automotive Tumbling has the capabilities to provide deburring for virtually any type of industrial operation, regardless of size. We can even take on high production deburring and finishing projects for which other Detroit metal finishing industry companies may not have the knowledge or resources to meet the high quality standards you demand and deserve.
AUtomotive Tumbling IS YOUR Detroit DEBURRING SOURCE
Automotive Tumbling offers cost-effective Detroit vibratory deburring processes that are an invaluable asset in your quest to improve quality, reduce lead times and enhance your competitive position in the marketplace. We provide our value-added metal finishing services in Detroit to industries such as automotive, manufacturing, electronics and telecommunications. As a customer-focused metal finishing company, we are committed to achieving total customer satisfaction.
A few of the metal finishing Detroit services we offer are below:
Metal Tumbling & Deburirng Detroit
Often during the manufacturing process, parts are left with small raised edges that can be sharp sometimes. These tiny fragments of metal that remain attached to the metal parts are known as burrs...
VIBRATORY DEBURRING DETROIT
If your business involves machining operations such as grinding, drilling or turning, burrs are a common but often unavoidable problem. At Automotive Tumbling, we offer a wide range of industrial metal finishing...
DEGREASING WASHING CLEANING detroit
Degreasing Washing Detroit is commonly utilized to remove contaminants on the surfaces of metal prior to applying a coating. The metal stamping process leaves residues, such as lubricants, metal shavings,..
TYPES OF Detroit METAL TUMBLING AND DEBRUUING
Barrel Tumbling Detroit
It would be very time-consuming and laborious to remove metal burrs individually, by hand. That is why we use a barrel tumbler to deburr many small parts at once. Detroit barrel tumbling is excellent at rounding off corners and removing any sharp burrs on parts that have heavy radiuses. Different speeds and amplitudes of vibration are used when deburring different parts, but in general: High speeds and large amplitudes can get the job done by rolling over burrs and mushroom sharp edges.
Vibratory Deburring Detroit
When using the process of Detroit vibratory deburring, it can be compared to that of a filing action. As upward, angular force is applied, metal parts and media are rubbed together creating a cutting action. A vibratory tumbler applies a force 5 to 10 times greater than that of a barrel tumbling machine. This results in a much shorter cycle time as the vibratory tumbler is able to cut the entire load with one pulse. Detroit vibratory deburring can be used on fragile parts because there are no unequal forces acting on the parts.
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Both Detroit barrel tumbling and vibratory deburring in Detroit use some form of media to create soft, clean edges on metal parts. The media in our deburring machines may consist of stone, ceramic, or plastic beads. Water is added to the machines to wash away dirt and carry the media. When necessary, chemicals are used to improve the quality of the finished product.
Detroit deburring is the act of removing sharp burrs from large and small parts edges to smooth them down. Detroit Tumble Deburring is a procedure used for medium to large, less-fragile stampings as a pretreatment for the next operation. It generates a softened edge on metal components that is safe to handle and promotes the adhesion of plating or other coating systems on the edges. In addition, our vibratory finishing Detroit operations benefit greatly from this approach of deburring and cleaning.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF DETROIT METAL BURRS
In Detroit deburring processes, burrs can be categorized based on their cutting direction and the mechanisms that form them. There are four main types: Poisson burrs, roll-over burrs, tear burrs, and cut-off burrs.
MECHANICAL BURRS DETROIT
Mechanical burrs in Detroit can be further divided into two types: rollover burrs and breakout burrs. Rollover burrs are formed during metal forming operations like drilling, shearing, punching, sawing, and routing. Proper tool selection, speed, and feed rates are essential in minimizing and eliminating these burrs.
POISSON BURR DETROIT
The term "Poisson" originates from the Poisson effect, which describes the expansion of directions perpendicular to the applied stress. When a material experiences compressive stresses, the edges in contact distort and elongate, giving rise to burrs. These deformations occur as the cutting tool's tip makes contact with the workpiece, resulting in entrance burrs at the tool's entry point.
ROLL-OVER BURR DETROIT
Roll-over burrs are formed when chips are bent rather than fully severed from the cutter's path. Some material rolls and travels with the cutting tool during the cutting process, folding inwards along the cut edge. The chip remains attached to the portion of the material that exhibits sufficient ductility. Increasing the depth of cut can lead to the production of roll-over burrs as the chip becomes thicker.
TEAR BURR DETROIT
Tear burrs in Detroit occur when a cut item is plastically distorted instead of being cleanly sheared. This is commonly observed in punching techniques, leaving behind sharp and jagged edges along the punched hole contour. It results from material ripping away from the workpiece during the process.
CUT-OFF BURR DETROIT
Cut-off burrs are the leftover material that remains after the cut component separates or falls off from the main part. These burrs can be either good or bad, depending on the application. They are often found in saw cuts and automatic screw machine parts. Proper support of both sides of the cut can help avoid cut-off burrs.
THERMAL BURRS DETROIT
Thermal burrs, such as slags, spatters, and dross, are formed during processes like welding, plasma cutting, or laser cutting when molten metal hardens. Due to residual stresses caused by heating and uncontrolled cooling, slags exhibit different mechanical characteristics than the base metal. Manual power brushing or grinding may be required to remove these burrs.
AUTOMOTIVE TUMBLING DEBURRING SERVICES
Automotive Tumbling offers Detroit vibratory finishing & tumbling services to effectively remove burrs, clean parts, and achieve a uniform finish. Utilizing state-of-the-art deburring tools, we take pride in delivering top-notch results to our customers. Our commitment is to provide the highest quality parts that not only meet but exceed your expectations. Should you have any inquiries about our Detroit deburring services, please do not hesitate to contact us today!
A FEW of Our CLIENTS
The owner helped us with a difficult project and did way more then asked to make sure we succeeded. Great family owned and operated business!
Excellent company to do business with, Dale has always provided us the highest quality of services possible.
Our company has been working with Automotive Tumbling for nearly 2 decades and we have always recieved the highest quality of work. They are family owned/operated and provide our company with unmatched services.
Our capabilities and expertise allow Automotive Tumbling to perform the finishing applications you need with the greatest precision. For every customer we serve we provide high quality finished parts that satisfy all specification requirements.
Automotive Tumbling will accommodate any reasonable turnaround request up to and including 24-hour processing. We are there when you need us and will answer 24 hours a day.
Competitive Pricing With Best Price Guarantee
At Automotive Tumbling, we provide all our customers with a level of customer service and quality of work that cannot be matched, all at competitive rates. The best part is, "Apples, For Apples" we will beat any competitors quote, guaranteed!
For over 70 years, we’ve worked to exceed expectations. It’s this commitment to excellence that makes Automotive Tumbling the best metal finishing service in Michigan. We’ve worked with companies throughout Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. As well as companies located across the US along with speciality projecets throughout the world.
What Drives Automotive Tumbling?
Hard Work & Dedication To Our Customers
As we have for more than 70 years, Automotive Tumbling provides top shelf Detroit Metal finishing services to our highly valued customers, assuring that they are always 100 percent satisfied. From the beginning, one aspect of the business stood above the rest, quality! This is as important to us as it is to our highly valued clients. Our commitment to excellence allows us to establish loyal, long-term working relationships with all our valued customers.
As our company grows, Automotive Tumbling is diversifying our capabilities. We work diligently to expand our knowledge base to new industries. As we continue to keep our ever-growing customer base informed and up-to-date as we acquire new technologies and expand our process capability base.