Vertical FM Drag Finisher 1000






                                   Digital PLC control system

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What to expect:

The Bel Air FMDF 1000 Series Drag Finishers are the most economical and feature packed machines in their class. Standard features include Digital PLC and Bel Air’s new ChamberLift” technology that eliminates the complex mechanism’s that are typically found on drag finishers currently on the market today. Made in the USA, with short delivery times and competitive pricing.

The FMDF 1000 Series are also available for specific tasks, such as tool honing and polishing, pill punch polishing and many others. To view drag finishers that are used for tool honing and polishing, please visit our tool honing web site at

Standard Equipment

  • Three process heads, easy load/unload
  • Planetary Drive System w/Auto Reverse
  • Digital PLC with controls for process time, forward/reverse time, up/down
  • Quick-change, bayonet style tooling and stainless steel media chamber with “Chamber Lift™” technology
  • Modular Frame Construction
  • Durable Powder-Coat Finish
  • Hour Meter
  • 220V/3 Phase

Optional Equipment

  • Stacklight Warning System
  • Stainless Steel Guard Panels
  • Dust Collection System
  • Set of Casters for Mobility
  • Standard and 3rd Axis Toolholders
  • Integrated Ultrasonic Cleaner
  • Special Voltages
  • Paste Dispenser
  • Media Trolley

Cutting Tools

  • Micro honing cutting edge
  • Surface polishing to enhance chip flow
  • Polishing of coated surfaces to increase life
  • Results show tool life is increased dramatically

Deburring & Polishing

  • Medical Implants
  • Automotive high performance parts
  • Aircraft engine components
  • Electronic / Electrical
  • Hardware
Length (in/cm)
Width (in/cm)
Height (in/cm)
Number of Heads
Bowl Dia. (in/cm)
Weight (lbs)
Voltage / Phase
FMDF 1000
37 / 93
34 / 86
67 / 170
16 / 40.5
220 – 240V / 1 Phase

3rd Axis Tool Holders & Accessories

The FMDF-1000 features: 3 heads and is capable of processing up to 30 tools at a time! A great choice for large diameter tools, just order the 3 position tool holders and you can process up to 12 tools as large as 2″ in diameter.

Process head for tool honing and polishing drag finisher
Process head for tool honing and polishing drag finisher
Process head for tool honing and polishing drag finisher with tools inserted

Unloaded 10 Position

Loading 10 Position

Fully-Loaded 10 Position

Tool collet used to hold tools inside the Drag Finisher
Bayonet style tool collet used in drag finisher for gripping tools

Optional Quick Change Chuck

Optional Quick Change Bayonet Collect 

Media, Compound & Literature Links

Bel Air Finishing provides the full finishing process, including media and compounds, additional accessories, and literature about the machines. Click the links below to find all the relevant information for the FMDF-1000