- NSK bearing with High Power Motor
- HD90 Polyurethane lining from Dow Chemical
- Degreasing, Cleaning, Deburring, Descaling, Polishing
- Batch Processing Capability & Automatic Processing
Inovatec Machinery Your High Quality Vibratory Finishing Machine Manufacturer from China
The Vibro finishing machines from Inovatec machinery is the perfect option for finishing small and medium size parts. It is capable of deburring, descaling, deflashing, cleaning, and polishing parts manufactured using various processes like die casting, laser cutting, 3d printing.
Optional Design & Setting
The prominent dosing pump ensures consistent feeding of water and compounds into the chamber.
The variable frequency divider from Bosch helps to change the amplitude of the vibration of the finishing machine.
The soundproof cover helps to minimize the noise produced by the vibratory finishing machine.
A manual separation handle is useful to separate the parts and the media in an economical manner.
It consists of a flap that is pneumatically activated for the gap clearing.
Reverse separation fitting is useful when the media size is bigger than the part size, for the collection of smaller parts.
Vibratory Tumbling Media
Inovatec machinery manufactures a wide variety of vibratory tumbling media, which include the plastic tumbling media, ceramic tumbling media, and high density media. All our tumbling media are of high quality, and you will get the best finish results in the shortest possible time.
- Manufacturing mass finishing solutions for the past 20 years
- Biggest manufacturer of plastic and ceramic tumbling media
- Annual Export of 3000 plus mass finishing machines
- Mass finishing machines with various customization options
The minimum order for finishing machines is one piece.
We use wooden boxes for packing finishing machines.
The media is packed in wooden pallets.
The pallet consists of individual packets of 25kg media each, and the entire pallet will weigh 1000kg.
If it is a sample order, then 15 working days.
For bulk order, 20 -25 working days.
We can also reduce the time frame to a week in case of any emergency.
You can make payment through different options like bank transfer, Money gram, Western Union, PayPal.
We also accept L/C on bulk orders.
Our nearest ports are Yiwu and the Shanghai, Ningbo.
Finishing Machine Introduction
The different varieties of mass finishing machines manufactured by Inovatec machinery include the Vibro finisher machines, centrifugal barrel finishing system, rotary barrel tumbling machine, centrifugal disc finisher machine, and the full automatic mass finishing systems.
We provide top notch high quality mass finishing machines to our customers.
The PU lining and the heavy duty motor are the two important parts of a vibratory finisher machine.
We use a high quality durable motor with NSK bearing from China.
The durable PU lining is from Dow Chemicals.
An automatic casting machine is used to pour the PU lining cast into the tumbler of the vibratory finisher machine.
It is done in a temperature controlled environment to ensure proper lining on the tumbler walls.
The PU lining is wear resistant and ensures a hardness od D90+.
Our mass finishing machines come with CE certificate and ISO 9001 international standards.
The mass finishing machines from Inovatec machines are not only good mechanically but also good aesthetically.
All the mass finishing machines from Inovatec machinery make use of the corrosion resistant paints from Nippon to paint the surface.
The painting is done after the blasting process and application of a layer of primer on the part surface for strong paint adhesion.
We have also provided various features such that they are flexible for the users.
You may need an economical solution for mass finishing or a fully automatic machine that requires minimum human intervention or a compact machine that occupies less space.
We have all these solutions that can satisfy the needs of all the manufacturing and polishing industries.
We are the leader in the manufacturing and supply of vibratory tumbler finisher machines all over the world for the past 20 years.
Finishing machine FAQ Guide
- 1. What Does A Finishing Machine Do?
- 2. What Are The Various Working Components Of A Typical Mass Finishing Machine?
- 3. Can You Explain The Working Of The Finishing Machine?
- 4. What Are The Various Processes Done By A Finishing Machine?
- 5. What Are The Various Types Of Finishing Machines?
- 6. What Is The Role Of The Media In A Finishing Machine?
- 7. What Is The Role Of Compound Inside The Finishing Machine?
- 8. Can You Share Some Tips To Maintain The Finishing Machine?
- 9. What Are The Different Industrial Sectors To Use The Finishing Machine?
- 10. What Are The Various Advantages Of Using A Finishing Machine?
- 11. What Are The Disadvantages Of Using A Finishing Machine?
- 12. What Is The Price Of A Typical Finishing Machine?
- 13. What Are the Different Steps To Follow While Operating A Finishing Machine?
1. What Does A Finishing Machine Do?
Finishing machines are equipment that can do lots of processes on a part to alter the part in such a way that you get the desired finish on the part surface.
These machines are capable of handling a large amount of parts at a time.
These machines are loaded with manufactured parts of different materials to get the desired results.
So, you can use a mass finishing machine to improve the appearance of a part, surface preparation for coating, painting, electroplating, and also to remove the rust or oxide layer from the part surface.
It also helps to improve the strength and durability of the parts.
The other process that the machine is capable of doing includes the burr removal, reducing the frictional force, removing machine lines, changing the electrical conductivity of the part, and many more.
It also helps the parts to attain their required design dimensions after manufacturing.
You can also use these machines for repairing or refurbishing parts.
2. What Are The Various Working Components Of A Typical Mass Finishing Machine?
The finishing machines need many components for its efficient working.
The major components required are listed below.
The machine consists of mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical parts in an interconnected form.
The basic components of the machine are given below.
The parts for mass finishing are fed inside the enclosed working bowl for processing.
The bowl will also contain the tumbling media, compound, and water during the finishing process.
The walls of the tumbler will come with durable PU lining.
It will ensure that the parts and media do not collide into the metal walls of the tumbler.
The motor is a vital part of the whole machine.
It provides the force to run the whole process, be it centrifugal, vibratory, or any other type of finishing machine.
Water and Compound System
There will be a control system that regulates the flow of water and compounds into the working bowl of the machine.
Working Bowl Cover
The finishing machines, especially the vibratory ones, are known to produce lots of noise while working.
So, the acoustic cover will help to dampen the noise by at least 20 dB.
All the finishing machines come with the electrical control panel system.
The operator can set the various parameters through this interface.
It can be seen in the form of push buttons and digital display.
The water ensures that the temperature of the working bowl does not go up, and it also helps to reduce the frictional force between the parts and the media.
It also cleans the working bowl by removing the residue particles.
The media is an essential part of the finishing process.
They will have abrasive content in them.
They will rub with the parts while the machine is running to remove the material from the parts to get the desired finish.
It works on the principle of frictional force to clean and polish parts.
Compounds are used in dry and wet finishing processes.
Different types of compounds are added to the parts and the media mixture for various purposes.
Some compounds will help to bring more shine to the part, some are good to increase the grinding rate of the process, and some helps to inhibit the corrosive effect of water on metals.
3. Can You Explain The Working Of The Finishing Machine?
The finishing machines are capable of doing different processes like deburring, degreasing, descaling, deflashing, surface preparation, and polishing parts.
So, you need to load the manufacture parts into the finishing machine.
The machine can be centrifugal, vibratory machine, rotary barrel machine, or a fully automatic finishing machine.
You need to load the media, compound, and water also into the machine along with the parts for processing.
If you are planning to do dry tumbling, then water is not required.
Once you power on the machine, the media will start rubbing on the parts for material removal.
The amount of material removed is directly proportional to the cutting rate of the media.
So, if you use a high abrasive media, more material will be removed from the part in less time.
The finishing machine will either have a vibrating bowl or rotating barrels.
You can vary the speed of rotation to get the desired finish.
You can unload the media and parts after completing the process.
You can dry the parts to get the final finished parts.
4. What Are The Various Processes Done By A Finishing Machine?
The finishing machine is capable of performing the following functions.
The process of removing the raise or sharp edges from the part is called deburring.
The finishing machine will help to remove the burrs from the part in no time.
You need to ensure to use the appropriate tumbling media.
The process of removing scales from the part is called descaling.
Scales are visible in the form of machine lines that are formed due to the manufacturing process.
4.3 Smoothening and Polishing
Polishing is the process of smoothening the surface of the part.
The level of polishing will depend on the media and the design requirement for the part.
You can achieve a mirror like look to your parts with the help of right tumbling media.
4.4 Cleaning and Degreasing
Degreasing is the process of removing grease, oil, dirt, and dust from the part surface.
They are formed as a result of the manufacturing process or due to improper handling of parts.
You can easily remove this dirt and make the part clean with the help of finishing machines.
5. What Are The Various Types Of Finishing Machines?
The categorization of finishing machines based on their impact on parts are given below.
5.1 Abrasive Blasting Finishing Machines
The abrasive blasting finishing machines actually blast the abrasive media on the part surface in high pressure.
So, the cutting action will be more because of the pressure and abrasiveness of the media acting together.
They are popularly called as the sand blasting machines.
It is capable of smoothening, reshaping, removing contaminants, and cleaning the part surface.
The blast media is propelled towards the part with the help of compressed air or through any kind of pressurized fluids.
5.2 Burnishing Finishing Machines
The burnishing finishing machines employ the plastic deformation process to finish workpieces.
The frictional force will start to act on the part surface when the part is made to slide with another object.
This process will help to smoothen the part surface and thereby making it shinier.
So, you can make use of these processes for parts that support the sliding behavior for polishing.
You must ensure that the contact stress on the part does not exceed the actual strength of the material.
Otherwise, it may damage the parts.
5.3 Abrasive Cutting Finishing Machines
The abrasive cutting finishing machines make use of a grinding wheel to clean and polish parts.
It is suitable for precise polishing, and they can help create a fine finish on the part surface.
These grinders are recommended for hard parts and not the regular parts.
These machines are known to take very shallow cuts.
The modern day finishing machines are versatile in nature.
It can do the grinding activity as well as the burnishing activity.
6. What Is The Role Of The Media In A Finishing Machine?
The finishing media plays a vital role in the finishing process using a finishing machine.
The machine is not useful without the finishing media.
It is the media that help you to achieve various types of finish on the parts.
The finishing media can be ab organic one or an artificial one.
If you are dealing with soft parts, then the plastic media is good since it is light.
The parts that require heavy grinding can go for the ceramic media.
All these media come in different shapes, sizes, and cutting grades.
The standard shapes manufactured by Inovatec machinery include the ball, cylinder, pyramid, tristar, cone, triangle, and many more.
The finishing media are manufactured, keeping four things in mind.
These media help to grind the parts for removing burrs and to smoothen the surface.
So, the final part will get a dull matte finish.
Certain types of media are good to create a luster finish on the part surface.
The abrasive content of these media will be very less when compared to the standard media.
So, they will take more time for finishing parts.
These media can also remove light burrs with the help of peening action.
Separating the parts inside the finishing machine is another important function performed by the finishing media.
It will ensure that there is no part to part collisions, which can result in part damages.
The surface scrubbing feature helps to clean and degrease the parts.
Media that contain abrasives and without abrasives can provide the scrubbing action on the parts.
It will help to remove the residues from the part surface.
7. What Is The Role Of Compound Inside The Finishing Machine?
The compound also plays a vital role in the finishing process.
They are added along with the parts and media mixture.
Some of the compounds help to reduce the frictional force between the parts and the media.
Some are good to inhibit the rusting or oxidation phenomenon on parts.
Some compounds can help to increase the cutting rate of the grinding operation.
So, the compound will help to do lots of processes that happen inside the finishing machine.
Some of the useful compounds include water, lubricants, pH buffers, foam controlling compounds, rust inhibitors, cleaners, and many more.
There are many chemicals that can be added to the water for conditioning.
You need to ensure that you use it in the right concentration to get the desired results.
Sometimes, you will not have to use any compound in your finishing machine.
Some processes do not require any compounds.
If you are planning to dry your parts, then no special compound is required.
You can dry it using the dryer machine with or without the help of organic media like sawdust or corn cob granules.
Compounds are used for both dry finishing as well as wet finishing processes.
The critical functions of the various compound are listed below.
- To stop the corrosion effect on the parts
- To make the parts shine with the same or different color after processing
- For removing oil and grease from workpieces
- Corrosion resistance option for ferrous and non-ferrous workpieces
- For maintaining the level of ions in the water
8. Can You Share Some Tips To Maintain The Finishing Machine?
The maintenance is one important aspect of a machine’s life.
If you follow the manufactures maintenance guidelines correctly, then you can use the finishing machine many times for many years.
The tips for maintenance are given below.
8.1 Periodic Maintenance
All the finishing machines need regular and periodic maintenance.
It will help to enhance the performance of the finishing machine.
It will also help to avoid any failures or operational issues.
8.2 Machine condition check before usage
You need to check the machine before using it to ensure that it is in good condition.
It will help to avoid any industrial accidents like outbursts or spillage.
You need to check the machine for both exterior and interior damages.
If there are any damages, then you need to fix it before using the machine.
8.3 Monitoring the mixture of media, compound and water level
The level of the mixture of media, water, and compound must not go low during the process.
Always make sure that you use the appropriate media quantity.
Don’t lower the media quantity to save some money.
It can do more harm than good.
The quality of the finish will not be good, and you will have to run the machine for a long duration for polishing.
So, always go with the recommended media to part ratio.
9. What Are The Different Industrial Sectors To Use The Finishing Machine?
The finishing machines can be used in various industries due to their versatile nature.
The list of different industries where it can be used is given below.
9.1 Jewelry Industry
If you store jewelry parts for a long time, then it can get contaminated with dust particles.
So, it will lose its shine over a period of time.
So, the jewelry shops can make use of the finishing machines to polish their jewelry parts and accessories.
9.2 General Job Shop
The economical versions of the finishing machines are very useful in the general job shops for enhancing different types of parts.
9.3 Automotive Industry
The automotive sector is one of the main users of the finishing machines.
The finishing machines are capable of cleaning and polishing automotive parts like gears, engine heads, motorbike wheels, fasteners, pistons, and other automotive parts.
It also supports the finishing of automotive parts manufactured using various processes like casting, forging, etc.
You can also use it for finishing refurbished parts.
The finishing machine helps to enhance the surface of the automotive parts.
9.4 Defence and Aerospace
Both defence and aerospace sectors demand a high quality precision finish on their parts.
The finishing machines are capable of satisfying these high precision requirements from these sectors.
9.5 Medical Equipment
Medical devices require high quality consistent finish across all the parts.
The finishing machines are capable of doing the surface enhancement of various medical parts that are made of different materials like chrome, stainless steel, titanium, and others.
The motorsports industry demand for a high gloss finish on the parts.
The high quality finish on the parts can be easily achieved with the help of finishing machines.
10. What Are The Various Advantages Of Using A Finishing Machine?
There are many benefits of using a finishing machine.
They are listed below.
10.1 Resistance To Rust
The finishing machine helps to remove the rough patches and the micro pits from the part surface.
So, it will make the parts more resistant against the rust.
It will also help to improve the life and durability of the part.
So, the chance of parts getting cracked is very less.
10.2 Strain Hardening
The finishing machine can harden the parts with the help of the pressure exerted by the media and the process.
So, a processed part will be harder than the unfinished part.
So, the failure rate will be less for the finished parts.
10.3 Polished Finish
The machine also helps to create a polished look on the part surface.
So, it will make the part look more pleasing as well as strong.
All kinds of surface imperfections will be removed through the finishing process.
It will also allow you to attain any level of smoothness on the part surface.
11. What Are The Disadvantages Of Using A Finishing Machine?
Like all machines, the finishing machines also have some disadvantages.
So, you need to have a good understanding of these defects.
Some of these side effects can be beneficial for you.
The main purpose of the finishing machine is to enhance the parts.
It can also do the following things.
- Make the part edge blunt
- Alter the part dimensions
- Remove the required pores from the parts
- Heavy scale removal from the part
- Alter the flatness of the part
- If you use the wrong media, then it will stop the electroplating adhesion
- If you use the wrong media, then you will not be able to solder on the part surface
- If you use the wrong media, then blowholes will be formed in the welded joints
- Can cause a dent to parts
- Change part color
- Change the friction on the part surface
- Alter the corrosive rate of the part
- Radioactive surface decontamination
If you use the right finishing machine with the right tumbling media and compound, you will get the desired results.
So, you need to have a clear cut understating of your final part requirements.
12. What Is The Price Of A Typical Finishing Machine?
The price of the finishing machine will vary for different models.
The cost of the machine is dependent on various factors like its type, capacity, power, features, automation capabilities, and the manufacturer of the machine.
Inovatec machinery manufactures finishing machines in different price ranges.
So, you can definitely find one which matches your budget and requirements.
13. What Are the Different Steps To Follow While Operating A Finishing Machine?
It doesn’t matter what kind of finishing machine you use, the procedure or the steps of operation is more or less the same for finishing machines.
You need to select your process and finishing the machine first.
You will have to interact with lots of manufactures and vendors to finalize your equipment.
Once you have decided on the finishing machine, then you need to make some more considerations.
They are listed below.
- Finalize the degree of finish required for your parts
- Find out the allowed dimension tolerance for the parts
- The starting burr size estimation
- Find out the cycle time need to get the desired finish on the part
- Choosing the correct media size for the parts
- Ensure that the media will not get lodged in the parts
- What is the next operation to follow for the part so that the media and compound can be chosen accordingly
- Find out the unique requirements and production restraints
- Media validation to ensure that there are no lodging issues with the parts
- Running the machine as per the instruction manual
- Part cleaning
- Media rinsing
- Verifying that the final processed workpieces meet the requirements
- Move the workpieces as per the instructions