MASS FINISHING TECHNICAL ARTICLES

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Adapting Mass Finishing Techniques for Post Processing of 3D parts
An article from TCT Magazine about the adaptation of Mass Finishing Techniques for post processing of 3D printed parts.

Steven R. Alviti

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To The Finish - Choosing tumbling techniques

Steven R. Alviti

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Take 'Em for a Spin
This article deals with the deburring of difficult and small machined parts in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Steven R. Alviti, Bel Air Finishing Supply Inc. Reprinted from Product Finishing Magazine, Feb 2007 Download
Bel Air Mass Finishing WPI MQP
Understand the basic mechanisms we have determined the normal forces between a surface and a sample mass finishing media.
Nic Allen and Jeff Laun, Worcester Polytech Inst. Engineering Students Download PDF
Former Jewelry Maker Finds New Life
Steve Alviti, owner of Bel Air, helped lead the company's transformation from jewelry maker to a deburring-equipment manufacturer.
Chris Barrett, Providence Business News Download
Bel Air Finishing's Touch
This article deals with what Bel Air can provide another company with.
AMT NEWS Inc. Reprinted from AMT News, April 2013 Edition Download
Spinning Away Waste
This article deals how Bel Air helped Aro-Sac solve their waste water problems.
Reprinted from Product Finishing Online, August 2001 Download
The Effects of Burnishing on the Surface of Cast Gold and Silver Jewelry
This article trys to dispel many misunderstanding about surface finishing on gold and silver jewelry.
Steven R. Alviti, Reprinted from The Santa Fe Symposium on Jewelry Manufacturing Technology, May 2002 Download
The Effects of Ball Burnishing on Silver Castings: Phase II
Part 2 of the above article, continues discussing the effects of Burnishing on Silver and Gold Jewelry
Steven R. Alviti, Reprinted from The Santa Fe Symposium on Jewelry Manufacturing Technology, May 2003 Download
Expo NY 2004 Platinum Mass Finishing Primer
This powerpoint presentation describes the process of Platinum Mass Finishing Primer.
Steven R. Alviti, 2004 Download
Greener Cleaning at Greenville Tube
By replacing an open-dip tank with a vacuum cleaning system, Greenville Tube continues to meet its customers’ quality requirements with an environmentally friendly process.
Gary Vasilash, Reprinted from the July/August 2009 PROCESS CLEANING Magazine Download
Advantages of Airless Vacuum Vapor Degrease
The many advantages of airless vacuum vapor degreasers such as reduced waste disposal and a more environmentally friendly design.
Tiyoda-Serec Corporation Precision & Industrial Cleaning Systems Download
Surface Finishing of AM (3D) Printed Parts
A powerpoint presentation detailing different examples of finishes done to 3D printed Parts.
Steven R. Alviti, Presented at AMUG April 22,2015 Download
Surface Finishing of AM (3D) Printed Parts - Part 2
A powerpoint presentation detailing different examples of finishes done to 3D printed Parts.
Steven R. Alviti, Presented at EOS Febuary 5, 2015 Download
Photographic Images on Metal Substrates
A powerpoint presentation detailing the process and history of photographic images on metal substrates.
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