The FMDF 500 is an economical, entry-level machine with two heads.

When you purchase the DF 500 as part of the tool package, you get two 6-position third-axis tool holders for our standard collets, which are able to hold tools up to 1-1/8″ in diameter. Larger collets are also available. A total of 12 tools can be processed at once in this machine with our standard tool holders.

Standard Equipment

  • Two process heads with simple loading & unloading of fixtures
  • Planetary drive system with auto-reverse & synchronous belts
  • Digital PLC touchscreen with controls for forward/reverse time, total process time, up/down control, total hour logger, media change timer, & programmable immersion depth
  • Bel Air’s Chamber-Lift™ technology eliminates the complex shaft & bearings system common on most drag finishers currently on the market.
  • Stainless steel media chamber with quick-change feature allows for quick swapping of process media and easy machine cleaning
  • Modular 40mm aluminum extrusion frame, accomodating easy auxiliary equipment installation
  • Durable powder-coat finish
  • Sealed & ready for connection to dust collection equipment

Optional Equipment

  • 3rd axis driven tool holders
  • Maxi-Drive system – provides second drive motor for independent speed & directional control of the heads
  • Allen Bradley PLC with programmable recipes
  • Stack light – visual indication of machine status
  • Stainless Steel Package – Control panel, guards, & shrouding
  • Casters – Locking casters for mobility
  • Dust collection system
  • Media trolley & extra media chamber

Drag Finisher Tool Packages:

Model FMDF 500T-S - Standard Package

  • One FMDF 500 T drag finishing machine with basic PLC & touchscreen
  • 2 FMDF 0500-TH-201 4-position 3rd-axis tool holders
  • 100# of honing or polishing media

Model FMDF 500T-D - Deluxe Package

  • One FMDF 500 drag finishing machine with basic PLC & touchscreen
  • 2 FMDF 0500-TH-301 4-position 3rd axis tool holders
  • 100# of honing or polishing media

FMDF 500 Technical Specifications

Length (in/cm)
Width (in/cm)
Height (in/cm)
# of Tools
Bowl Dia. (in/cm)
Voltage / Phase
34 / 86
23 / 58
67 / 171
8 – 12
16 / 40.5
115/230 – 1 Phase