Steel tumbling media is the perfect media for ball burnishing. It not only reduces process time, but is also cost-effective. It inflicts pressure on the surface of the workpieces, making it easier to remove the defects. Ball and ball-cone is the most common shape of steel tumbling media.
Carbon Steel Tumbling Media
Stainless Steel Tumbling Media
Carbon steel tumbling media is the most cost-effective tumbling media. But, you will need to treat it with rust inhibitor after each use. Stainless steel tumbling media, however, is rust-and-corrosion-resistant. It’s chemical and physical characteristics remain intact for a long time. Both media are designed for optimal cleaning and polishing.
Like most other tumbling media, it also comes in different grades. At Inovatec, you can find two varieties of steel media including carbon steel tumbling media (201) and stainless steel tumbling media (304).