Finishing of Carbon Steel Squish Plates for the Military Industry

A customer from the military industry approached DeLong Equipment to finish carbon steel squish plates.

While utilizing a 7 cubic ft tumble blast machine and 230 steel shot, we processed the 14″ long and 12″ wide plates within an 8 minute cycle time, while removing all mill and weld scale.

Finishing of Carbon Steel Squish Plates for the Military IndustryAfter a standard visual inspection, we shipped the 28 lb carbon steel squish plates to the client in Atlanta, Georgia.

Because of DeLong’s outstanding facilities and expertise, the customer saved money and time by eliminating the need to spend funds on new equipment and new hires.

To learn more about this finishing project, please see the details below.

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Finishing of Carbon Steel Squish Plates for the Military Industry Specifications

Product DescriptionDeLong Equipment provided these carbon steel squish plates with the matte finish needed. These squish plates are used within an armored vehicle.
Capabilities Applied/ProcessesFinishing:
Processed Parts Within an 8 Minute Cycle Time
Utilizing 230 Steel Shot
Removed Mill and Weld Scale
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part7 cubic ft Tumble Blast Machine
Overall Part DimensionsLength: 14″
Width: 12″
Material UsedCarbon Steel
In process testing/inspection performedStandard Visual inspection before packaging to ensure all weld scale was removed
ResultsEliminated the Need for the Customer to Purchase a Blast Machine- Saving a Significant Amount of Money
Saved the Company a Significant Amount of Money in Freight and Production

The Customer Depended on DeLong’s Expertise to Meet the Spec for the Surface Finish Blasting

Eliminated the Need to Hire Additional Personnel for this Special Project
Estimated Part WeightApprox. 28 lbs Per Part
Industry for UseMilitary
Delivery TimeJust In Time (J.I.T.) Basis
Rush Deliveries When Needed
Delivery LocationAtlanta, Georgia
Standards MetCustomer Supplied Specifications
Product NameCarbon Steel Squish Plates


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