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Cross-Hole Deburring for a Close Tolerance Finish

Posted by Team BRM on Sep 23, 2019 4:39:25 PM

Cross-hole deburring can be tedious and time consuming. It's not easy to remove sharp edges from grooves, undercuts, slots or internal holes either. For precision parts, however, it's essential to have smooth, round edges. Components with hard-to-access features need a close-tolerance surface finish, too.  

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Topics: Miniature Deburring Brushes, Deburring Tools

The Best Way To Deburr Small Threaded Parts

Posted by Team BRM on Sep 12, 2019 5:00:00 PM

Threaded parts with diameters less than 0.125 in. are hard to deburr. That’s because the rough edges or ridges left by machining are so small. Heavy nylon deburring tools or butterfly brushes are fine for larger threaded components, but what about the microburrs on smaller threaded parts? They need precise polishing rather than aggressive deburring.

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Topics: Miniature Deburring Brushes, Deburring Tools

Two Shows, Three Reasons, and the Surface Finishing Solutions You Need

Posted by Team BRM on Oct 9, 2017 10:14:41 AM

Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), maker of Flex-Hone® tools and NamPower technology, will exhibit at SOUTH-TEC and FABTECH this fall. If you plan to attend these industry-leading events, don’t miss your chance to meet BRM and solve your surface finishing challenges.

From October 24 to 26, BRM will showcase tools and technologies at SOUTH-TEC 2017 in Booth #1640 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina. Then, from November 6 to 9, you can meet Team BRM at FABTECH 2017 in Booth #A5751 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

There are plenty of reasons to visit BRM at these two tradeshows, but here are three that can help you save time and money.

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Topics: Flex-Hone, Miniature Deburring Brushes, NamPower

Tool Tips for Miniature Cross-Hole Deburring Brushes

Posted by Team BRM on Aug 29, 2017 12:50:56 PM

Miniature deburring brushes help keep small-diameter holes from becoming big-time finishing problems. These miniature metalworking tools remove small burrs that can cause part misalignments. They also perform internal cleaning and produce the proper edge radius on machined holes with small diameters.

Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), maker of the Flex-Hone® tool, supplies different types of miniature deburring brushes. These tools can be driven by hand or used under power, but there are some basic operating instructions that you need to follow. Here are some tips for selecting and using these tools.

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Topics: Industrial Brushes, Miniature Deburring Brushes, Deburring Tools

How Small Brushes Solve Big Cross-Hole Deburring Challenges

Posted by Team BRM on Aug 15, 2016 7:28:09 AM

Small cross-drilled holes can present major deburring challenges. Burrs created during cross-drilling can affect dimensional tolerances, cause part misalignments, and limit the overall efficiency of machined components. For manufacturers, machinists, and metalworkers, surface finishing success begins by choosing the right deburring tools for removing cut, torn, folded, and jagged metal.  

Miniature deburring brushes with abrasive-filled nylon filaments have their advantages, but all-stainless steel tools are especially tough and long lasting. Plus, unlike other types of metal brushes, the filaments of all-stainless steel tools won’t corrode and leave after-rust deposits on finished parts. As a full-line supplier of surface finishing solutions, Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM) has the tools you need for deburring smaller cross-drilled holes.

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Topics: Miniature Deburring Brushes, Deburring Tools

Deburring Tools for Small Parts

Posted by Team BRM on Mar 18, 2016 5:03:06 PM

Small-parts manufacturers need tools for deburring, edge blending, surface preparation, and surface finishing. In industries ranging from agricultural equipment to medical device manufacturing, deburring requires the use of high-quality brushes.

Manual deburring can affect part consistency, and small-parts manufacturers expect that parts deburred on a Monday morning will meet the same quality standards as parts deburred on a Wednesday or a Friday afternoon. What's the solution?

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Topics: Flex-Hone, Miniature Deburring Brushes, Deburring Tools