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cryogenic deflashing

Sick & Tired of Paying for Issues from Hand Trimming?

Are you sick and tired of paying for quality issues caused by hand deflashing? We hear it all the time. You have a section in your manufacturing operation with a team of deflashing personnel sitting around a table. Your team may have seasoned veterans, but you still end up with a varying degree of flash […]

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rubber deflashing | Injection Molding Flash

Rubber Deflashing for Molded Parts: Nitrofreeze® Cryogenic Technology

Rubber deflashing is the process of removing excess material called flash, or flashing, from the surfaces of molded rubber parts. The causes of flash are numerous and include parting line mismatches, improper venting, inadequate clamping pressure, poor sprue bushing support, and excessively low viscosity. No matter what the cause, old or worn tooling is often […]

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dry ice deflashing

Dry Ice Deflashing vs. Cryogenic Deflashing

What’s the difference between dry ice deflashing vs. cryogenic deflashing? Both are used to remove mold flash from plastic or rubber parts. Dry ice deflashing uses compressed air to propel a stream of solid carbon dioxide (dry ice) particles that blast away surface defects. Cryogenic deflashing uses gaseous nitrogen to freeze parts so that mold […]

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Cryogenic Deflashing

How Does Cryogenic Deflashing Work?

Cyrogenic deflashing removes mold flash from plastic and rubber parts for improved appearance and performance. There are three different versions of this surface finishing process. The first, known simply as cyrogenic deflashing, freezes parts and blasts them with plastic media. The second, cyrogenic tumble deflashing, combines the advantages of cryogenic deflashing with dry ice deflashing, […]

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