Magnetic Pin Finisher

Magnetic Pin Finisher used to deburr and burnish part surfaces

Shown Above: Model FM-MP-4T with optional stand

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Bel Air Magnetic Pin Finishers: Powerful Precision for Deburring and Polishing

Manufacturing engineers looking for a solution to deburr and burnish small, intricate, or non-magnetic parts that are challenging to finish with traditional methods should consider Bel Air Magnetic Pin Finishers.

Unmatched Power and Cleaning Action:

  • Bel Air’s exclusive magnetic head design boasts 50% more magnets than comparable models, delivering the most vigorous cleaning action available, ensuring exceptional results.
  • Engineered for durability, these units withstand the demanding environments of jewelry manufacturing environments, utilizing cutting-edge component technology for long-lasting performance.

Complete and Ready-to-Use:

  • All units come equipped with a see-through acrylic bowl with lid for easy monitoring and control, as well as stainless steel pins for immediate operation.
  • Simplified operation features include an on/off switch, indicator light, and manual process timer.
  • Model FM-MP-4T offers additional flexibility with auto-reverse and variable speed control.

Compact and Versatile:

  • All units are benchtop models, taking up minimal space in your workshop.
  • Available in 110V 60Hz or 220V 50/60Hz configurations to suit your specific electrical requirements.
  • An optional mobile cart (pictured above) is available for increased mobility and convenience.

Bel Air Magnetic Pin Finishers are the ideal choice for manufacturing engineers seeking:

  • Unmatched cleaning power for complex deburring and burnishing tasks
  • Durability and reliability for demanding environments
  • Ease of use and versatility for increased productivity

Contact Bel Air today to learn more and experience the power of superior finishing.

If you are unsure what equipment and media you require to achieve your desired surface finish, then send us your part, and we will evaluate it free-of-charge and provide you with a metrology report.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

A magnetic pin finisher is a machine that deburrs and polishes non-magnetic metal components. It works by rotating a bowl filled with stainless steel pins and a lubricant solution. The magnets in the bowl attract the pins, causing them to tumble and grind against the metal objects. This process burnishes, burrs, smooths out surfaces, and creates a bright finish.

Here are some of the benefits of using a magnetic pin finisher:

  • Gentle on delicate objects: pins will not damage delicate objects.
  • Reaches difficult areas: The pins can get into nooks and crannies that would be difficult to reach with other finishing
  • Uniform finish: The pins provide a consistent and uniform finish across the component’s entire surface.
  • Fast and efficient: Magnetic pin finishers can process large quantities of quicker than other finishing methods
  • Wide range of applications: Magnetic pin finishers are used on various non-magnetic metal components, including jewelry, hardware, and medical ins

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Magnetic pin finishing offers several advantages over other mass-finishing equipment for various applications. Here’s a breakdown of its key benefits:

  1. Gentle on Delicate Objects: With its small, soft magnetic pins, a magnetic pin finisher treats delicate components with utmost care; this is unlike other materials due to the abrasive nature of the media.
  2. Reaches Difficult Areas: magnetic pin finishers excel at reaching intricate nooks and crannies that are hard to access with other methods. The tumbling pins effortlessly navigate around complex shapes, ensuring a consistent and even finish across the entire surface.
  3. Uniform Finish: the controlled tumbling action of the magnetic pins guarantees a uniform finish across the entire object; this is especially beneficial for achieving a high-quality, professional finish on demanding projects.
  4. Fast and Efficient: compared to manual finishing techniques, magnetic pin finishers significantly reduce processing times. Their ability to handle multiple components simultaneously and the efficient tumbling action contribute to faster and more streamlined finishing.
  5. Wide Range of Applications: magnetic pin finishers offer a unique combination of gentleness, precision, and efficiency, making them a valuable tool for a wide range of mass-finishing applications.

Additional Benefits:

  • Low Noise: Unlike other mass finishing equipment, magnetic pin finishers operate at significantly lower noise levels, making them ideal for environments where noise pollution must be
  • Reduced Operator Fatigue: The automated nature of magnetic pin finishing eliminates the need for manual labor, reducing operator fatigue and improving productivity.
  • Minimal Maintenance: Magnetic pin finishers require minimal maintenance compared to other mass finishing equipment. Their simple design and lack of complex parts make them easy to clean and maintain.

It’s important to note that the specific benefits of a magnetic pin finisher will depend on the model and its features. However, the advantages mentioned above make them highly attractive for various mass-finishing needs.

Larger bowl sizes in magnetic pin finishers offer several benefits over smaller bowls. Here are some of the key advantages:

  1. Accommodates larger objects: A larger bowl can hold and process significantly bigger objects, making it suitable for finishing jewelry pieces, hardware, medical components, and other oversized items; this eliminates the need for multiple batches or manual handling of large objects, increasing efficiency and saving time.
  2. Improved tumbling action: large bowls provide more space for the pins and objects to tumble freely; this leads to a more even and consistent finish across the entire component surface, especially for complex shapes with intricate details. Smaller bowls may limit the tumbling movement, resulting in uneven finishing or incomplete coverage.
  3. Reduced risk of jamming: larger bowls offer less chance of the pins becoming jammed or stuck together because the pins have more space to move freely without colliding with each other or the components being finished. Jamming can cause uneven finishing, damage to the pins, and slow the finishing process.
  4. Increased capacity: larger bowls can hold a larger quantity of finishing media, allowing you to process more objects simultaneously; this is particularly beneficial for production environments where high-volume finishing is required.
  5. Improved ergonomics: more giant bowls may require less frequent refilling of media and pins due to their increased capacity; this can improve the ergonomics of using the pin finisher, reducing the need for constant bending and lifting.

Here are some additional benefits of larger bowl sizes:

  • Reduced wear and tear: With more space for the pins to move around, there is less friction and wear on the pins and the bowl itself, leading to a longer equipment lifespan.
  • More versatile: Larger bowls allow you to handle a wider variety of objects and finishing tasks, making your pin finisher a more versatile tool.
  • Improved mixing: Larger bowls allow for better mixing of the finishing media and pins, ensuring consistent results across each batch.

Ultimately, the best bowl size for your magnetic pin finisher depends on your specific needs and the types of objects you will be finishing. 

A smaller bowl may be sufficient if you primarily work with small objects. However, a larger bowl will be more efficient and productive if you plan to finish larger objects or need to process large quantities of objects.

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