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Fintek Introduce OTEC Präzisionsfinish’s New SF1-Automation for Faster Tool Surface Finishing

A new generation of automated stream finishing machines for high production environments have been launched in the UK by engineered metal parts surface finishing experts Fintek. The OTEC SF1-Automation with chain loader is typical of the range. Designed specifically to boost productivity while producing a repeatable high quality workpiece surface finish. The ability to load and unload, without stopping, ensures a high return on capital investment.

The SF1 excels at smoothing, polishing, edge radiusing, deburring and removing coating droplets. Several of these processes are usually performed in a single operation, for example deburr, round and smooth. Roughness values down to Ra 0.01µm can be achieved taking mass finishing to a repeatable and exacting quality standard.

The SF1-Automation chain loader has 64 positions which can change in diameter according to the workpiece or tool to be processed. Tools ranging from 3mm to 32mm in diameter can finished in a single batch. When the processing cycle is complete the tools are returned to their loading sleeves. Tool change time is just 14.5 seconds.

Process cycle times for each tool depend on the complexity of the geometry and standard of finish required but typically range from 30 to 300 seconds. The SF1 is available with different drum sizes, a range of media/compounds and is also suitable for both dry and wet finishing. A fitted lifting unit is included for incoming tools.

UK agents, Fintek are able to supply everything a manufacturer requires including installation, training and support. The company is accredited to ISO9001 and AS9100 and has been working with engineers in demanding precision industries such as aerospace, motor sport, automotive and medical devices, for more than 30 years.

Fintek offer a free test part processing service to establish the correct combination of machine, media/compound and cycle time. Call to book in a part on 01706 82 5819.

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Jonathan Dean, Managing Director Tel. +44 (0)1706 82 5819
Fintek, Halter Inn Works, Holcombe Brook, Bury, Lancashire, BL0 9SA
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