Category Archives: Chemtrol

Chemtrol Industrial Compounds New Website!

On the heels of building a brand-new facility, Precision Finishing Inc. has launched a new website dedicated to industry-leading Chemtrol Industrial Compounds.     www.chemtrolcompounds.com The website covers every application from vibratory de-burring to accelerated surface finishing. Also featured are … Continue reading

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Precision Finishing Inc. Groundbreaking Event For New Facility

In 2015, Precision Finishing Inc. celebrated sixty years of success. The company has been on a growth path and needed to expand and upgrade the entire Sellersville, PA operation. The company has selected a new building site to start a … Continue reading

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Case Study: Part Cleaning Solutions and Chemistry

Covert Manufacturing is a woman-owned company based in Galion, Ohio, that specializes in precision machined products. As part of the finishing process, the company had been using coolant to clean parts in parts washers. While the coolant was able to … Continue reading

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Waste Treatment/Recycling Case Study: Fabrication Job Shop

Waste Treatment/Recycling Case Study – Fabrication Job Shop Background A fabrication job shop cleaned, deburred, and finished steel, stainless steel, and aluminum parts in several vibratory bowls.  The daily volume of wastewater was 500 gallons per day.  Occasionally, the plant was … Continue reading

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How Metal Alloys Affect Accelerated Finishing

Accelerated Surface Finishing (ASF) is an isometric process in which the surface of an item is refined to a low RMS in a reduced time compared to conventional vibratory processes.  What alloys are viable candidates for accelerated processes? Countless alloys … Continue reading

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Rust Inhibitors – Keeping rust out of the Finishing Process

It is no secret that rust causes rejections and failures of manufactured metal parts. The application and use of rust inhibitors are critical to reducing the cost of corrosion during the manufacturing process. A rust inhibitor is a chemical compound … Continue reading

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Slips, Trips and Falls? Chemtrol Floor Cleaning Advantage

Clean floors are the base of a safe, clean environment.  Whether it be light duty machine oils or heavy-duty forming and drawling oils, the Chemtrol line of floor cleaners has the capabilities to handle both. Many issues arise when not … Continue reading

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Customer Service Changes and Expansion

Precision Finishing Inc. is growing steadily; as such we have been restructuring our customer service team with the intent to provide more focus and expertise for all of our customers. With this growth comes some changes which started a couple … Continue reading

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Checker Industries Expands Contract Shop

Checker Industries; Div. of Precision Finishing Inc.  has seen steady growth and success over the last several years and we are now committing to expanding our contract shop capabilities. Much of this growth has been from Western Pennsylvania and Ohio.  … Continue reading

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Washing – The First Step in a Vibratory Process

Many people don’t realize the first step of a vibratory process should be a cleaning process. The main function of the washing process is to remove contaminants such as grease or oil from the parts prior to starting the finishing … Continue reading

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