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Timesavers: Automated Flat Part Deburring 101

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 1:00 PM (CST)

Sponsored by Timesavers Inc.

Length: 60:00

Timesavers and 3M partner together to present this webcast about automated grinding. The webcast will describe different types of flat part deburring and finishing machines, abrasive technologies, processing wet vs. dry, and the importance of proper machine set-up, configuration, and maintenance.

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