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Friday, 7 September, 2012 - 14:42
As part of Practical Sports Bike Magazine’s GPz750 restoration project, the time came for the carburettors to be restored. The Vixen cleaning machines were chosen after previously being used in the project for restoring the engine casings. After stripping down the carbs and revealing what was what, it was concluded that the floats, jets and Read more
Friday, 7 September, 2012 - 12:01
Diamond Alloy Wheel Refurbishment in the South of England specialises in refurbishing alloy wheels to the highest standards using the latest Diamond Cutting technology. As part of the refurbishment the alloy wheels would be prepared by hand using grey scotch pads and soapy water which is extremely labour intensive. To speed up the process Diamond Read more
Wednesday, 21 March, 2012 - 10:47
Vixen’s range of Aquablast wetblasting machines are becoming increasingly popular with companies looking for solutions to improve surface finishing and the cleaning of more delicate components. Wetblasting is a dust free process and the Aquablast machines simultaneously degrease and blast in one operation, eliminating the need for two machines in Read more
Wednesday, 21 March, 2012 - 10:45
The new extension, which will be fully operational by the end of 2009, will provide a 10 machine demonstration room to allow existing and potential customers to view machines in operation and bring their own sample parts to process. Speaking about the growth of the business, Aidan Mallon, managing director of Vixen Surface Treatments, said, "We Read more
Wednesday, 21 March, 2012 - 10:43
The automotive industry is just one example of many using the concept of rapid 3D prototyping, an automatic construction of physical objects using additive manufacturing technology. The prototype is formed from a CAD drawing, and then the machine transforms it into thin, virtual, horizontal cross-sections and then creates successive layers until Read more
Saturday, 17 March, 2012 - 19:26
As a company providing high quality and high precision machining services primarily for the aerospace industry, Redman Engineering was searching for a new machine that would successfully provide a clean finish on small precision, high value mechanical components. After trials and tests at Vixen Surface Treatments Ltd, Redman Engineering found that Read more
Saturday, 17 March, 2012 - 19:24
DJ&SC Cook, a small workshop in Australia that repairs and restores classic motorcycles and also provides blast cleaning services to the car and motorcycle trades, was looking for a process to improve the finish of motorcycle components. Previously they used a dry bead blasting cabinet for the cleaning of parts but decided they wanted to move Read more
Saturday, 17 March, 2012 - 19:18
Alf’s Motorcycles is a leading seller of new and used motorcycles, providing services, MOT’s, repairs and parts. The company was looking for a machine that would successfully clean and degrease refurbished motorcycle engine components. Alf’s found the solution in Vixen Surface Treatments Aquablast machine -- a machine designed to simultaneously Read more

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