Archive for August 29, 2017

Understanding Mass Finishing Tumbling vs Vibratory

Written by Small Business Magazine on August 29th, 2017. Posted in Machines, Surge, Surge machine

Hammer mill

Whether you are trying to remove rust, deburr metals, or degrease brass powerlines, mass finishing is an important process for a great many manufacturers. From something as small as a lugnut to as large as a titanium bulkhead, mass finishing can give your product a clean, finished look.

There are two methods for mass finishing: tumbling and vibratory. Both of these techniques serve a unique function, and come with their own advantages and disadvantages.

In order to help you better understand each process and determine which one is right for your job, we’ve put together a side by side comparison of Mass finishing with Tumbling Drums vs. Vibratory.

Tumbling Drums

These are often closed circuit barrels where water, media, and the parts to be tumbled or polished are placed together. The barrel

Three Reasons to Use Natural Stone in Your Next Kitchen Remodel

Written by Small Business Magazine on August 29th, 2017. Posted in Ceramic, Natural stone slabs

Architectural stone

The kitchen remodel is one of the most popular remodeling jobs in the construction world today. Many people are realizing that a kitchen update is one of the best ways to bring more value to their home. They want to enjoy their new kitchen themselves and, at the same, understand that they are adding value to their home for when they might eventually put it on the market.

Choosing the right material for your kitchen remodel can end up being very crucial to the success of the job. Cabinetry, appliances, and fixtures are all very important elements in the overall picture of your new kitchen. Often, it is in the details where the beauty and elegance lie. Two of the more popular elements in putting together a beautiful and functional kitchen are countertops and flooring and using natural stone, whil