FMAH AutoHone™

Reverse Drag Finisher

The Bel Air AutoHone is a robotic reverse drag finishing machine for honing and polishing. In the reverse drag finishing process, process media moves at a high rate of speed, causing the media to "stream" across the work piece. When the stream hits the work piece, it produces a high-energy "wave", much like a wave in the ocean. This process, when coupled with the infinite degree of part articulation provided by the six-axis robot allows for a complete, even, and repeatable process that is not achievable by hand finishing, or other types of equipment.

This method provides for dramatically decreased process times over standard drag finishing when used for tool honing or polishing. For some items, process times as short as five seconds are achievable. The AutoHone allows for a completely automated process requiring virtually no operator involvement. It especially excels at honing and edge prep, and results in sharper, longer-lasting tools.

Options such as an integrated ultrasonic cleaner and air blow-off stations allow for a complete turn-key solution. Models without the robot are offered for integration with your current equipment.

FM AutoHone Standard Features

Standard Uses

  • Extremely Fast Time Cycles
  • Digital PLC with Color Touch-Screen
  • Several Sizes available
  • Optional integral cleaning & Drying stations available.
  • ? Automated Loading
Model Tub Dia. & Qty. Robot Electrical
FMAH-3011 (1) - 30″ (1) - Small 230V / 60 HZ / 3 PH
FMAH-3012 (1) - 30″ (2) - Small 230V / 60HZ / 3 PH
FMAH-3021 (2) - 30″ (1) - Small 230V / 60HZ / 3 PH
FMAH-4811 (1) - 48″ (1) - Small 230V / 60HZ / 3 PH
FMAH-4812 (1) - 48″ (2) - Small 230V / 60HZ / 3 PH
FMAH-4821 (2) - 48″ (1) - Small 230V / 60HZ / 3 PH