Category Archives: cryogenic deflashing

Five Reasons for Flash on Plastic and Rubber Parts

What Is Residual Mold Flash? Flash is excess plastic or rubber material that forms on the surface of molded parts. Flash, or flashing, affects the part’s surface finish and may also interfere with sealing. Flash is usually a cosmetic defect, but molders want to avoid the appearance of thin, unwanted lines that can suggest poor […]

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Case Study: Cryogenic Deflashing Peek Aerospace Components

Nitrofreeze® Cryogenic Deflashing provides OEM manufacturers, job shops, and molding houses with reliable and efficient way for them to deflash Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) molded parts. Cryogenic deflashing utilizes polycarbonate blast media and part tumbling in a cryogenic atmosphere to remove residual flash material. Below is a deflashing study of a molded PEEK part:   Material : […]

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Nitrofreeze® Proof of Concept Case Study- Deflashing Silicone Housings

The Nitrofreeze Deflashing process provides molders and OEM manufacturers with a reliable, efficient method to deflash their molded silicone parts. Cryogenic deflashing utilizes polycarbonate blast media and part tumbling in a cryogenic atmosphere to remove residual flash material. Below is a study of a serviced part:   Material : Silicone   Description : Orange Housing    Area […]

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Nitrofreeze® Proof of Concept Case Study- Deflashing Black Eye Cup

Nitrofreeze® Deflashing and Deburring process adds value while reducing costs to customers by eliminating the need for hand trimming. Highlighted below is an actual customer part that has successfully undergone the Nitrofreeze® process. Material : Rubber Description : Black Eye Cup Area for Concern : OD and ID Flash Results :  The Black Eye cups came to […]

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Nitrofreeze® Proof of Concept Case Study- Silicone Block

Nitrofreeze® Deflashing and Deburring process adds value while reducing costs to customers by eliminating the need for hand trimming. Highlighted below is an actual customer part that has successfully undergone the Nitrofreeze® process. Material : Silicone Description : Gray Rectangular Block Area for Concern : OD and ID Flash Results : The rectangular silicone blocks were excellent candidates […]

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