Deburring Copper Parts
Hand deburring is commonly done with all types of part sizes and shapes and with many different types of materials. The copper part on the left has sharp edges and heat treat and welding discoloration. The manufacturer had been manually deburring and sanding this part to a clean, matte finish.
Given the very simple geometry of this part, vibratory tumbling is ideal. The part was tumbling with a lighter and less abrasive Synthetic Tumbling Media to deburr the part, clean up the surface, and provide only light edge rounding. The result is a smooth, matte finish that could be coated or polished as necessary.