The Missing Measurements of Deburring

The Missing Measurements of Deburring

Are old burrs suddenly appearing again? Are new burrs appearing in a different location on your part? Need to choose a deburring method? Chances are, you’re missing a measurement. This month, deburring expert and author, LaRoux Gillespie, takes us back to Deburring 101 with a quick lesson on how to handle burrs.

Edge-Rounding on Nitinol Implants

Edge-Rounding on Nitinol Implants

Aluminum oxide has long been the go-to abrasive for cleaning stents, valves, and other Nitinol implants before electropolishing. But recently, selective edge-rounding entered the application, and aluminum oxide was not enough. This month, we look at how glass bead took a radius from 2 microns to 24 microns.