Vibratory Tumbler Media & Supplies
Bel Air develops & distributes all types of tumbler media including ceramic tumbler media, corn cob media, abrasive media, synthetic media, and even items for plastic media blasting. We also hold media supplies in the form of compounds, additive pastes, creams, separators, classifiers, and storage options.
Low and high-density plastic media is used within the metal industry for surface preparation and improvement on most metals such as aluminum, brass, copper, and zinc as well as plastic. Bel Air has a wide selection of high and low-density plastic and synthetic tumbling media in a variety of sizes and shapes. Click the picture for more information, and to download our brochure.
Ceramic media is used within the metal and plastics finishing industry for surface preparation and improvement on most metals such as steel, stainless steel, and other hard metals and materials. As ceramic media has a higher density than plastic, very aggressive material removal with short time cycles is possible.
Our dry media has been developed over years of production experience. The main initiative has been to eliminate the associated problems of product waste ater. There are several main factors that we address to choose the correct media with the best performance. CUT is the factor that determines the ability to deburr or reduce rough surfaces. COLOR is the factor that determines the ability to brighten or polish the work piece. Size and density relate to the efficiency of the process.
Precision media is used within the metal industry for surface preparation and improvement on most metals such as aluminum, brass, copper, and zinc as well as plastic. Precision media will achieve deburring & polishing in the finest geometries. Fine finishes as well as aggressive cutting can be achieved.
Bel Air steel and stainless steel finishing media are ideal for deburring, descaling, deflashing metal and plastic, removing die lines, pre-plate finishing, degreasing, cleaning and burnishing. When used in finishing equipment, stainless steel media actually improves part surfaces and provides substantial operating economies over other manufacturing methods.
Compounds are an integral part of any finishing process, keeping the process media and parts clean by suspending the contaminants and metals in the process solution, while ensuring that the waste water can be treated, drained, and/or reused. In metal finishing, compounds lubricate parts and protect them from oxidation. Our burnishing compounds facilitate superior wet grinding and rust prevention.
Media Support & Handling
Bel Air Finishing offers media support in the form of Media Classifiers to maintain tumbler media sizes which is very important to keep machines & processes functioning properly, and to avoid media lodging in the work pieces.
Classifying media allows for a stricter validation to all processes in all industries.
Mobile Media Storage and multiple Media Part Separation products are available to increase system productivity as well.
Copper pre-formed media is used in vibratory and high energy finishers as tumbler media for a burnished finish. The small angular shape allows it to reach into fine geometries. Commonly used for aerospace engine components.
The right media is needed to perfect the honing process or the edge honing of cutting tools. In order to increase tool life dramatically, the right tool honing media is chosen. We are a supplier of tool honing media for deburring, edge honing, and removing microscopic coating droplets from all coated surfaces.
Bel Air's abrasive grit blasting, wet blasting, and sand blast media, is used in surface treatment processes in a variety of different industries with many diverse purposes. Abrasive blasting is the process by which an abrasive media is accelerated through a blasting nozzle by means of compressed air.
Additive manufacturing requires the proper 3D post processing media to improve surface quality and achieve a visually pleasing finish for metal and plastic parts.We supply post processing media to support all of your post processing needs.
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