Depending On The Finish That Is Required, A Number Of Stages Will Have To Take Place To Achieve A Desired Result.
Whatever your requirements on any given fabrications or components we are able to offer you a wide range of quality metal finishes for you to choose from, however, we can arrange to have finishing samples matched as close as possible to that of sample provided.
Factors affecting the number of stages are the condition of the material before it has been worked on, size, and shape of the piece.
Our Metal Finishing Services Include
Using the linishing technique, dependable on the item; comprises of either grinding, circular sanding, spindle, or belt sanding techniques to improve the surface finish. At this stage it is mainly used to eliminate machine milling/press marks, dents, metal impurities/porosity, and rough casting surfaces. Lapping is a highly specialised method where smaller items are required to be flat, parallel, need controlling for sizing, or require a fine specific surface fininsh.
At Lambert's London, our skilled metal finishers can polish even the most difficult and awkward items; different compounds are used during the polishing process on the polishing spindle mops to gradually bring the metal to a mirror finish. The final stage is with a special rouge compound, producing the highest quality mirror finish.
Applied for creating an even consistent grain effect onto the metal after it has been polished. A contemporary brushed finish, which can be applied in different grades of coarseness. Grained effects can be established using different abrasive mops/belts/cloths and application pressure.
Used as a decorative finish for texturing or producing attractive matt finishes; but also, different abrasive grades are used in preparing surfaces prior to metal finishing. i.e, removal of surface contaminants.