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November 2020

How Automating Your Metal Deburring Process Can Increase Productivity

By Metalworking Blog
Have you ever considered automating your metal deburring process? If so, you’ve probably looked into a few automated deburring tools for metal—and seen their imposing price tags. Indeed, many companies haven’t incorporated deburring machines into their production yet, largely due to upfront costs. What you may not know is that this investment more than pays for itself by driving shop productivity and performance. At Apex Machine Group , our mission is to make your shop more productive with the finest metal...
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Metal Edge Rounding 101

By Metalworking Blog

Edge rounding (also known as edge radiusing) is the process of removing the vertical burrs, nibble marks, or scallops on the holes and edges of a deburred metal part. Metalworkers use edge rounding to break the edge of processed components, allowing for optimal coating coverage and corrosion protection. As you might expect, there are a variety of metal solutions and systems your team can leverage for edge rounding. But which approach will work best for your shop’s unique needs? Today, we’ll…

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Here’s How to Choose the Right Abrasives for Your Metal Parts

By Metalworking Blog
Abrasive tooling is one of the most crucial components of metal finishing. Choose the wrong type, and you’re left with a frustrating deburring process—or a finish that’s not acceptable to your customers. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right abrasives when finishing or deburring metal parts. So then, how should you go about selecting the best abrasive tooling for your shop’s unique needs? At Apex Machine Group, we provide a variety of high-quality metal finishing solutions, including abrasive...
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4 Common Types of Metal Finishes and How to Achieve Them

By Metalworking Blog
Metal finishing is an essential process for producing strong, high-quality metallic products. This is especially true for specialized metal parts that require specific chemical, electrical, or tarnish resistances. There are also many types of metal finishes, which can impact material hardness, workflow speeds, production costs, and more. With so many variables, it can be tough to find the right finishes for your unique metalworking projects, let alone achieve them. So today, let’s review four of the most common (and practical) types...
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