Your Number One Choice for Tumbling Media for Brass Manufacturers in China
There’s a wide range of tumbling media for brass. This includes stainless steel media pins, porcelain tumbling media, corn cob media, and walnut shell tumbling media. The most common brass parts that require tumbling is brass firearm cartridges. Brass is made of soft materials, making it ideal for cleaning and polishing.
Vibratory Finishing Compound
This compound is suitable for heavy grinding and cutting brass parts.
The HX-0 cleaning compound is used for maintaining the cleanness of media and parts during the polishing process. It aids in enhancing the surfaces of brass parts.
The HM-7C-A polishing compound mixes with parts and creates polished surfaces for parts during tumbling. It’s also used with porcelain and burnishing tumbling media.
Mass Finishing Machines for Tumbling Brass Parts
As a manufacturing company with over 20 years of experience in the industry, we guarantee the best quality mass tumbling machines for your needs. Whether your parts need cleaning, polishing, burnishing, or deburring, we have just the right machine to suit your needs and ensure that you get the best results for all your parts.
- We assist you in choosing the right size, shape, and type of tumbling media for your brass parts
- Our equipment, compounds and media are economical
- Our tumbling machines offer great results in a short time
- Long-lasting tumbling media for your brass parts
Our MOQ is 100 kg per size/shape. We highly recommend you order 1000kg totally to save the shipping cost. If you could ship 20 ft container, we will give the best-discounted price.
Our production leads time about 15-25 days according to your media size and shape. Big size media is fast to made and smaller size media takes a longer time.
Yes. We strongly recommend you to send the parts to us and we make the media analyze. After that, we can reproduce the media exactly the same chemical composition but only a small fraction of your cost.
We make packaging of the media in 25kg plastic bags. every 40 bags we make a pallet.
Yes, we will do that. We choose the right tumbling media according to the size and shape of the brass components. At the same time, we need to avoid media stuck in the gap/holes of the parts. We will carefully choose and test your parts when you ship the sample to us.
Tumbling Media for Brass Introduction
Tumbling media for brass include stainless steel media pins, porcelain tumbling media, corn cob media, plastic media, and walnut shell tumbling media. For tumbling, brass firearm cartridges are most suitable for parts. Brass is designed as a soft type of metal that makes cleaning and polishing easy and effortless.
Stainless steel media pins removes all dirt and oxidation formed on the brass bullet surfaces. These pins have a strong and durable structure, making it suitable for long-term usage.
Porcelain tumbling media is a non-abrasive type of media used to add shine to brass bullet surfaces. The process is done in wet conditions to ensure that the bullets are thoroughly cleaned and polished.
Corn cob media and walnut shell media are used in dry tumbling processes. They are suitable for polishing tumbling media for brass. They are biodegradable, which makes them very cost-efficient.
Plastic media is suitable for the smoothening and lightening of brass parts during the deburring process and leaves brass parts with smooth surfaces.
The main purpose of using brass bullets for polishing is for the removal of dirt and gunpowder marks left on parts. The bullets also restore the original surface shine of brass parts.
The brass shells media is suitable to use in a vibratory or rotary tumbling machine. The process to complete a production batch using brass shells can take between 1 to 2 hours.
If you want more information about our tumbling media for brass, then get in touch today. We look forward to being of assistance to you.
In addition to brass bullet shell tumbling media for brass, brass tumbling media is also suitable for brass fittings, brass contact points, brass sanitary parts, brass coins, and much more. Brass tumbling media is also suitable for tumbling copper and bronze parts.
Tumbling Media for Brass FAQ Guide
1. What are the tumbling media for brass?
There’s a variety of commonly used tumbling media for brass including corn cob, walnut shells, stainless steel media pins, plastic media, and porcelain media.
2. What tumbling media for brass should I use?
Depending on the type of outcome you want to achieve, the media you use will vary for each job.
The corn cob tumbling media is suitable for brass parts that require minimal polishing. The walnut shell tumbling media is used when brass parts require maximum polishing. The stainless steel media pins are suitable for the cleaning of brass parts in a rotary tumbling machine.
3. Is tumbling media for brass similar to other media?
No. There is different type of media suitable for different operations. Depending on the type of operation you want to do, it requires a specific type of media to achieve the desired goal.
4. What is tumbling media for brass used for?
Tumbling media for brass can be used for a variety of purposes. The most common usages of them are cleaning, burnishing, deburring, and polishing brass parts.
5. What can be tumbled using tumbling media for brass?
There’s a variety of brass parts that can be tumbled using tumbling media for brass.
6. Is tumbling brass suitable for dry or wet tumbling?
Brass tumbling is mostly done in dry conditions. However, if you want to tumble brass in wet conditions, you will need to use a special cleaning solution suitable for brass parts.
7. Which tumbling media for brass should I choose?
The type of tumbling media you choose for your brass parts depends on the condition of your parts.
8. Do the tumbling media damage brass parts?
No. The tumbling media used for brass parts are delicate in structure, therefore making your brass parts less prone to damaging during tumbling. However, if you use the wrong size and shape media for brass parts, then your brass parts are more likely to damage during tumbling.
9. Are there any liquids I need to use during tumbling?
No. There aren’t any lubricants you need to use for tumbling your brass parts. However, if you require a special type of finish on your brass parts then you can use a cleaning solution suitable for brass parts.
10. What media to parts ratio is ideal for tumbling brass parts?
The size of your tumbling machine and the amount of brass parts will determine the ratio. Consult our parts to media ratio chart for specific ratios suitable for your needs or contact one of our professionals to get a clearer understanding of how to calculate the ratio according to your needs.
11. How do I remove sharp edges from tumbling media for brass?
Brass parts rarely have sharp edges. However, if there are any sharp edges then you can tumble your brass parts before using them.
12. Is tumbling media for brass suitable for deburring?
Gun brass is usually required for deburring. However, you can use a generic tumbling media for brass when deburring brass parts.
13. What tumbling media for brass is suitable to achieve round edges on parts?
For achieving round edges on parts, you can use any type of tumbling media for brass. If you are looking for a fast turnaround time, then stainless steel media pins are the best option for your desired goal.
14. How long do parts take to tumble when using tumbling media for brass?
Brass parts can take between a few hours to a few days to tumble when using tumbling media for brass. However, the time will depend on the amount of shine you aim to achieve.
15. Can jewelry be tumbled with tumbling media for brass?
Yes. The stainless steel media pins are the best option for tumbling jewelry with tumbling media for brass.
16. Does tumbling cause brass parts to tarnish?
Brass parts are constructed of two different types of metals, with one being alloy metal. Therefore, when brass is constantly exposed to oxygen, it will naturally tarnish.
17. What size tumbling media for brass should I purchase?
The smaller the brass parts, the smaller the media should be. The larger the brass parts, the larger the media should be.
18. What shape tumbling media for brass should I purchase?
Tumbling media for brass is normally small in shape. For natural tumbling media such as walnut shells or corn cob, they are available in grain-like shapes. If you’re considering stainless steel tumbling media, then the media pins are most suitable.
19. Is it required to clean tumbling media for brass before tumbling?
It’s not a requirement. Walnut shells and corn cob can’t be cleaned beforehand, but stainless steel media can be cleaned. However, it’s good practice.
20. How much tumbling media for brass is required for one production batch?
The amount of tumbling media required for brass parts depends on the batch size and size of the tumbling machine that will be used for the process.
21. Can tumbling media for brass be used to polish brass parts?
Yes. Brass tumbling media is ideal for polishing brass parts.
22. Can tumbling media for brass be used for ball burnishing brass parts?
Yes. Similar to polishing, burnishing provides the same function to brass parts.
23. Can tumbling media for brass be used in rotary tumbling machines?
The stainless steel media for brass parts is the only type of media that can be used in rotary tumbling machines.
24. What does tumbling media for brass cost?
Natural tumbling media like walnut shells and corn cob are cheaper than other media. Unlike the natural tumbling media, stainless steel media comes at a higher price. Stainless steel media tumbles brass parts faster than other media and produces better results.
25. Is tumbling media for brass abrasive?
Yes. All tumbling media used for brass parts are made of abrasive materials.
26. Can all media be used as tumbling media for brass?
Yes. However, results of brass parts will vary depending on the type of media you use for tumbling brass.
27. Is density an important factor to consider when choosing tumbling media for brass?
The density of tumbling media for brass depends on the type of outcome you want to achieve. In a general sense, the density of media isn’t a factor. However, if you require results for a specific type of brass, then density might be an important factor to consider.
28. When should corn cob tumbling media be used for brass?
When brass parts are already in good condition, then corn cob tumbling media can be used during tumbling.
29. When should walnut shell tumbling media be used for brass?
When brass parts are tarnished or require cleaning, then walnut shell tumbling media is used during tumbling.
30. When should stainless steel media pins be used for brass?
Stainless steel media pins are suitable for cleaning, polishing, deburring, and burnishing brass parts. It’s used to produce faster and greater results.
Tumbling media for brass include a variety of options including corn cob, walnut shells, plastic, stainless steel, and porcelain. The best type of media is stainless steel media pins as they can complete a variety of tumbling functions such as cleaning, polishing, deburring, and burnishing brass parts.
Whether you’re looking to restore the surface shine on your brass parts, or removing excess dirt on the surfaces of your brass parts, the stainless steel media pins are most suitable for you.
Contact us and find out about our different options for your needs.