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Power Brush Safety Guidelines

Posted by Heather Jones on Jun 15, 2015 9:45:41 AM

Power brushes are handheld or machine-based brushing tools for surface preparation, deburring, and surface finishing. Applications include edge blending, weld cleaning, rust or paint removal, parts polishing, and wire stripping.

As their name suggests, power brushes are designed for use under power. Depending upon the brush type and application, they can be used with a high-speed handheld tool such as an electric drill, or with machinery and equipment such as a bench or pedestal grinder. Many different types of power brushes are available, but buyers need to consider more than just brush type. 

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Topics: Industrial Brushes

Miniature Deburring Brushes for Smaller Cross-Drilled Holes

Posted by Heather Jones on Jun 8, 2015 8:30:15 AM

Small cross-drilled holes can pose significant deburring challenges for parts manufacturers. Cross-drilling creates burrs, protrusions of cut, torn, folded, and jagged metal that can affect dimensional tolerances, cause part misalignments, and limit the overall efficiency of machined components. 

Different cross-hole deburring technologies are available, but manual burr removal can be labor-intensive. For industries such as medical device manufacturing, part quality and consistency are also essential. 

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Topics: Industrial Brushes