News and Technical Articles

Surface Finishing Process for Jewellery ApplicationsBy: Kemet 4th June 2021Lapping

Surface Finishing Process for Jewellery Applications

Many jewellery products are lapped and polished using Kemet Systems, the most common applications are when brass is used as the base material.

Cleaning Fluids that comply with European Medical Device RegulationsBy: Kemet 24th May 2021Cleaning

Cleaning Fluids that comply with European Medical Device Regulations

In May 2021, the European Medical Device Regulation comes into force and puts detergent suppliers at the heart of manufacturers' risk management.

Robotic Deburring: Kemet show how to Deburr and not demurBy: Kemet 10th March 2021Deburring

Robotic Deburring: Kemet show how to Deburr and not demur

The Xebec products cater for either hand use or for in process, CNC/Robotic use, with tailored tools for the full range of deburring challenges...

What is LappingBy: Kemet 24th Feb 2021Lapping

What is Lapping?

The principle of lapping is simple and based on the cutting power of either a free abrasive grain in a carrier or a fixed abrasive particle within a composite lapping plate matrix.

How to use Deburring ToolBy: Kemet 8th Feb 2021Deburring

How to use Deburring Tool

Recommended rotational speeds and which deburring tool to use...

deburring basics of burrsBy: Kemet 12th Jan 2021Deburring

What is Deburring?

The definition of the burr is a protrusion of a material, such as metal or resin that is generated when it is processed...

Vapour Degreasing machines for solvent cleaningBy: Kemet 18th Nov 2020Cleaning

Introducing Vapour Degreasing machines for solvent cleaning

There are many solutions for degreasing workpieces. In the past, use was often made of trichlorethylene, fluorinated hydrocarbons and (IPA)...

Virtual exhibitionBy: Kemet 3rd Nov 2020News
Ultrasonic Polishing - Tips and ProcessBy: Kemet 6th Oct 2020Toolroom

Ultrasonic Polishing - Tips and Process

The best results are achieved with ceramic- fibre files for removal of hard erosion skin...

Superfinishing with Kemet’s new PR3 CompositeBy: Kemet 28th Sept 2020Lapping

Superfinishing with Kemet’s new PR3 Composite

It’s long been common to impregnate the carbon in order to reduce porosity, but with new types of assemblies that require more complex carbon composites...

How to finish your 3D printsBy: Kemet 21st Sept 2020Toolroom

How to finish your 3D prints

3D printing is a special technology that has opened up a world. This is also the case in the medical sector...

The key role of ultrasonic cleaning in the production of springsBy: Kemet 12th August 2020Cleaning

The key role of ultrasonic cleaning in the production of springs

The cleanliness level of springs is a crucial aspect of their production cycle. Especially when they are designed for critical applications...

Ultrasonic Cleaning Small Holes and CrevicesBy: Kemet 21st July 2020Cleaning

Ultrasonic Cleaning Small Holes and Crevices

Due to the increasing complexity of precision mechanical products, cleaning these workpieces is becoming an ever greater challenge...

Efficient way to remove Landfill Gas ResidueBy: Kemet 14th July 2020Cleaning

Cleaning Landfill Gas Residue from Cylinder Heads

Efficient way to remove Landfill Gas Residue

Preparation for Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD) Process or ElectroplatingBy: Kemet 7th July 2020Cleaning

Preparation for Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD) Process or Electroplating

Before the PVD coating is applied, the substrate is cleaned by ultrasound in mass production facilities...

thermosetting resins troubleshootingBy: Kemet 3rd June 2020Metallography

Microstructure Analysis

In order to subject a material to structural analysis, it must be prepared according to the requirements of metallography...

What is Metallography?By: Kemet 22nd April 2020Metallography

What is Metallography?

Metallography is the study of materials microstructure. Analysis of a materials microstructure helps us determining...

Mineral Sample PreparationBy: Kemet 8th April 2020Petrography

Mineralogy / Mineral Sample Preparation

The first step is sectioning. The aim of sectioning is to obtain a small piece of sample from big specimens...

How to clean Camera FiltersBy: Kemet 26th March 2020Cleaning
removing dirt from crystalsBy: Kemet 11th December 2019 Cleaning

Removing Dirt From Crystals

Quickest way to remove dirt from crystals

ultrasonic cleaner for watchesBy: Kemet 21st August 2019 Cleaning

Ultrasonic Cleaner for Watches

Cleaning trials on various watches

glass mould cleaningBy: Kemet 4h July 2019 Cleaning

Glass Mould Cleaning

Clean moulds are essential for high quality, efficiency of production and economic savings. The superior process of ultrasonic cleaning enables...

Kemet Master the Art of Mirror Polishing CarbonBy: Kemet 20th June 2019Lapping

Kemet Master the Art of Mirror Polishing Carbon

It’s long been common to impregnate the carbon in order to reduce porosity, but with new types of assemblies that require more complex carbon composites...

polishing ceramic coatingsBy: Kemet 10th May 2019 Lapping

Polishing Ceramic Coatings & White Alumina Ceramics

Advanced technical ceramic materials have transformed the world we live in to the point where we don’t even notice we are encountering them...

The Use of Colloidal Silica in Surface PreparationBy: Kemet 2nd May 2019Metallography

The Use of Colloidal Silica in Surface Preparation

Unlike standard abrasive slurries, colloidal silica falls into a category called C.M.P, or Chemical Mechanical Polishing. It’s common in...