Deflash, Descale, and Clean Your Plastic Parts with Plastic Deflashing Machines from Inovatec
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  • Remove burrs and flashes from your plastic parts
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Inovatec MachineryThe best plastic deflashing machine manufacturer in China.

Inovatec has been in business for over 20 years, and we’ve been providing mass finishing solutions for the whole time. Our machines have earned a reputation for their robustness and precision.

If you’re in the mass finishing business and in need of a plastic deflashing, look no further. Inovatec is here with the necessary solutions to fit your needs.

1. VBSB series vibratory deburring machine 1 1

The vibratory series is one of the most famous and effective mass finishing solutions from Inovatec. There are basically two variants of the machine: one with a straight wall and one with a curved wall. You can tumble and deflash all your plastic parts in any of these two machines.

4. Centrifugal disc finishing machine 1

Centrifugal machines are the latest addition to the mass finishing industry. These machines use powerful centrifugal force to remove flashes and burrs from the plastic parts. These machines are relatively expensive but do a fantastic job of plastic deflashing in very little time.

Single barrel polishing finisher machine

Rotary tumblers are one of the most economical mass finishing solutions that you can get your hands on. Rotary tumblers have barrels that hold the parts and the media to create friction. The friction then results in smoother surfaces.

5. Fully automatic centrifugal disc machine

The automatic centrifugal disc finisher is a beast when it comes to plastic deflashing. It has proper automation that ensures maximum parts processing in a given working day. It will remove all the molding lines and manufacturing imperfections from your plastic parts in no time.

Plastic Stamping Parts Deburring

Plastic parts with stampings usually come out uneven and with flashes. Flashes are thin bumps that stick out from the actual parts. Removing the flashes are very important in order to get the stamping parts in shape.

You can opt for a vibratory solution and use it as a plastic deflashing machine. If you’re short on budget, you can go for a rotary tumbler as well.

Rubber washers are a huge part of any industry. From automotive to electronics, the importance of rubber washers cannot be ignored.

Deflashing of the rubber washers is very important because the unfinished rubber will not do what it’s supposed to do and fail the component entirely. You should use a centrifugal finishing machine for maximum efficiency. A vibratory or rotary solution can also do the job.

Gaskets play a huge part in the automotive sector to prevent leaks in the important joints. If a gasket is not properly finished, it will fail horribly.

To descale a batch of gaskets, you can opt for any of the solutions from Inovatec. The time to finish each batch will differ for different machines.

Plastic injection molding is a very popular method of manufacturing plastic parts. A mold is injected with the preferred plastic material to build the part. But the parts don’t come out smooth and that’s where deburring comes in.

To deburr plastic injection molded parts, you can easily use a centrifugal disc finisher or a barrel finisher. These machines finish big batches of plastic parts in a very short cycle.

You wouldn’t want your customers to hurt their private parts while pleasing themselves with your compression molding rubber sex toys. It’s absolutely necessary to deflash the rubber for maximum convenience.

To deflash your parts, you can opt for any of the plastic deflashing machines from Inovatec. As rubber is less likely to get damaged, you can go for the centrifugal options for faster results.

3D printing is the future of manufacturing. More and more manufacturers are going 3D printed plastic parts. They are great but there’s a catch. The parts are not smooth and you can easily see the printing lines.

You can easily get rid of the imperfections with an automatic centrifugal machine. These machines are designed for high-volume productions. If not, you can do it with a regular centrifugal machine or vibratory finishing machine.

Plastic Deflashing Media

When it comes to deflashing, it’s best that you invest in specialized media for deflashing. Inovatec has all the necessary media available for all your deburring, polishing, and deflashing needs. Ceramic, plastic, porcelain, stainless steel, etc. media are available in different sizes and shapes.

Inovatec Machinery – The Largest Plastic Deflashing Machine Manufacturer in China
  • Best mass finishing equipment for your needs
  • Top of the line tumbling media collection for all purposes
  • Best surface finishing for all your plastic parts
  • Get spare parts and maintenance tools for a cheap price
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I choose the right plastic deflashing machine?

If you want the best of all worlds, go for a vibratory solution. If you’re short on budget, you can opt for a rotary tumbler but keep in mind that these machines are slow in nature. If your budget is okay, go for the centrifugal options.

How do you send the machines?

The plastic deflashing machines are most prone to damage in shipping. So, we make sure that our machines have enough protective layers around them to protect them from any unexpected damages. Everything is put inside a wooden box in the end.

Where can you ship my product?

Our nearest ports are in Shanghai, Ningbo, and Yiwu. But we ship all over the world by air and by sea.

What are the payment terms?

We take 30% as advance payment and the rest is paid before the shipping.

Why my plastic parts are getting stuck?

There is a high chance that your parts are overheating. Make sure you are going for the wet deflashing method. If that doesn’t help, try reducing the number of parts in a batch.

Plastic Deflashing Machine – Definitive Guide

Are you involved in a business that deals with plastic and rubber parts?

If yes, then this guide is for you.

This guide will cover the whole process of deflashing plastic and rubber parts in detail.

You will also come to know the different types of machines offered by Inovatec for plastic deflashing and the benefits of using them.

Inovatec also offers some of the best quality tumbling media for deflashing.

plastic ABS injection molding parts deburring

1. What Is Plastic Deflashing?

Plastic deflashing is the process of removing mold flash from the plastic parts to get a properly finished plastic part.

The deflashing process can be done by multiple methods like cutting, breaking, tumbling, or grinding.

tumbling media for plastic part


2. What Are the Benefits of Deflashing Plastic Parts?

Let us have a look at the various advantages of deflashing and deburring plastic parts.

It will help you to understand the importance of plastic deflashing.


2.1 To Remove Manufacturing Imperfections

All manufactured plastic and rubber parts come with some imperfections.

So, you need to remove it to get the final finished part.

You will be able to remove these manufacturing imperfections only by deflashing.


2.2 For Consistent Finish

You will be involved in the business of manufacturing and selling plastic or rubber parts.

So, you need to ensure that the final parts have a consistent finish.

You can ensure the proper part finish only through deflashing.


2.3 Improves Part Durability

The parts are more prone to damage if it has flashes and burrs.

Thus, it affects the durability and reliability of the parts.

So, you can improve the durability of a plastic or rubber part by deflashing.


2.4 For Safety

Part safety is another important aspect.

The plastic parts that you manufacture should not cause any safety concerns for the end-user.

The flashes in the plastic parts may injure the person using them.

So, deflashing plastic and rubber parts is essential.

Now, you know the various advantages of using Inovatec machines for deflashing plastic parts instead of the plastic flash trimming tools.

3. What Is the Traditional Way of Plastic Deflashing?

The traditional plastic deflashing process is a manual method.

In this method, the person deflashing the part uses a deflashing hand tool kit.

The kit will have multiple hand deburring tools and deflashing tools for plastics.

You can use the same set of tools for deflashing rubber parts also.

You will have to take each part and deflash it, one at a time.

You will have to do this process using multiple tools to get the desired level of finish.

So, it is a tiresome process, especially when the quantity of parts is large.


4. What Is a Plastic Deflashing Machine?

A machine that can remove flashes from plastic and rubber parts is called a Plastic Deflashing Machine.

Inovatec offers both semi-automatic as well as fully automatic solutions for plastic deflashing.

plastic parts vibratory deburring


5. Why Use a Machine for Deflashing Plastic Parts?

Let us see the advantages of using a Plastic Deflashing Machine over the traditional deflashing process.


5.1 Damage-Free Deflashing

A machine-based deflashing ensures a damage-free process if you use the right tumbling media.

So, the yield will be more.

But, if you use the traditional method of deflashing, then you may damage some of the parts due to human error.

So, the yield will be less.


5.2 Time Saver

It will take a lot of time to deflash multiple parts using manual tools.

But, the machine can deflash large quantities of rubber and plastic parts simultaneously.

Thus, it helps to save a reasonable amount of time.


5.3 Batch Processing Capability

Inovatec machines offer batch processing capability.

So, you can deflash multiple plastic and rubber parts in different batches.

Thus, it helps to improve productivity.


5.4 Not Labor Intensive

The traditional way of deflashing is a labor-intensive method.

So, you need to employ more laborers to get a good yield.

You can achieve more yield at the same time by using a plastic deflashing machine.

You need only one person to operate the machine.


5.5 No Skilled Labor Requirement

Skilled labor is required for the manual deflashing process.

You need to train them for the deflashing of each part type.

Deflashing using Inovatec machines don’t require skilled labor.


5.6 Low Maintenance Cost

Maintenance cost is something that you will have to take into account when you run a business.

The lower maintenance cost will help you to bring down the overall production cost.

Plastic deflashing machines from Inovatec are easy to maintain.

You only need the basic maintenance tool kit to do the maintenance work.

You don’t have to invest in anything for the maintenance part.


5.7 Easy to Operate and Manage

It is easy to operate and manage the deflashing machines  for plastic and rubber parts from Inovatec.

You can efficiently operate it with the help of the simple instructions manual.


5.8 Helps to Bring Down Part Rejection

In any manufacturing or assembling business, you need to keep the part rejection to the minimum.

Deflashing using hand tools may result in unusable and defective parts.

So, some of the parts will get rejected during quality checks.

But, a machine based deflashing ensures that the part rejection is minimized.


5.9 For Reliable Finishing in Bulk Quantity

When you manufacture plastic parts in large quantities, you want the finish to be consistent across all parts.

Otherwise, the customer may cancel the order.

A plastic deflashing machine will ensure that the finish is consistent with all the parts.

Thus, reliable deflashing and finishing are guaranteed.


5.10 For Safe Working Environment

You also need to ensure that the finished parts are safe to use.

The manual deflashing method is prone to human errors.

So, there will be some parts that are not properly deflashed.

These parts can harm the persons using them.

Deflashing process that involves machines ensures a safe working environment through properly deflashed parts.


5.11 Cost-Effective Solution

You need to make a one-time investment in the plastic deflashing machine from Inovatec.

You can select the tumbling media, which has got more life.

You also don’t require too many laborers to operate and maintain the machine.

Thus, you can ensure that you have a cost-effective solution for deflashing plastics in the long run.


6. What Are the Different Types of Machines for Deflashing Plastics?

Inovatec offers four types of machines for deflashing plastic and rubber parts.

So, you can choose any of these machines, depending on your deflashing requirements.

plastic parts deburring in vibratory tub vibratory trough finishing machine


6.1 Vibratory Finishing Machine

Vibratory finishing machine is one of the popular solutions from Inovatec to deflash plastic and rubber parts.

It comes in two variants – one with a straight wall and another with a curved wall.

This finishing machine can handle almost all types of plastic and rubber parts.

vibratory deburring machine with separator


6.2 Rotary Barrel Tumbler Machine

If you are looking for an economical solution for plastic and rubber parts deflashing, then the Rotary Barrel Tumbler Machine is for you.

This rotary deburring tool consists of a barrel that will hold the parts and the deflashing media.

The friction between these media and parts due to the rotary motion of the barrel will help to deflash the parts.

Thus, you can get good quality finished parts as the output.

It comes with various customizable options.

Rotary metal parts tumbler


6.3 Automatic Centrifugal Disc Finishing Machine

If you are looking for a fully automatic plastic deflashing machine, then invest in an automatic centrifugal disc finish machine from Inovatec.

It is a very efficient finishing machine that is capable of delivering high-quality finished parts.

It also functions faster than other tumbler-based machines from Inovatec.

So, you can get more finished parts.


6.4 Centrifugal Disc Finisher

Centrifugal disc finishing machine is another machine from Inovatec that is capable of deflashing.

You can use it if the part quantity is small.

This plastic flash removal tool is best suited for small and complex parts.

It uses centrifugal force to remove the flash and burrs from the plastic and rubber parts.

They are expensive. But, it can finish the deflashing process in a short period of time.

centrifugal disc finishing machine VA38


7. What Types of Vibratory Tumbling Media Is Used for Plastic Deflashing?

The vibratory tumbling media are materials that are added with the rubber and plastic parts into the plastic deflashing machine for deflashing.

Inovatec maintains strict quality measures for the manufacturing of tumbling media.

So, all the tumbling media options from Inovatec are of very high quality.

Various types of tumbling media

You can use the tumbling media for wet polishing as well as dry polishing.

Inovatec recommends two types of vibratory tumbling media for plastic deflashing.

You can get these two tumbling media in various sizes and shapes.

You can also get the media in customized sizes and shapes.


7.1 Ceramic Tumbling Media

Ceramic tumbling media is best suited for deflashing plastic and rubber parts.

They are white clay infused with abrasives.

Pyramid, ball, star, ellipse, tristar, triangle, and cylinder are some of the popular shapes offered by Inovatec.

You can choose any of these shapes based on your part’s structure.

Multiple cutting grades offered by Inovatec include fast cutting, general cutting, medium cutting, light cutting, very fast cutting, and polishing type.

centrifugal disc finishing with ceramic media


7.2 Plastic Tumbling Media

Plastic tumbling media are plastic infused with abrasives.

The vibratory action of the plastic tumbling media helps to deflash the plastic parts to get a finished part.

Plastic media is useful for rubber flash removal.

plastic deburring media

Inovatec offers plastic tumbling media in various shapes.

It includes cone, lens, tetrahedron, tristar, pyramid, triangle, etc.

You will also get multiple cutting grades like light, fast, medium, ultrafine, and zirconium cutting.


8. What Are the Different Types of Plastic and Rubber Parts Supported for Deflashing?

Plastic and rubber parts are widely used in many applications across different industries.

You can use different types of plastic and rubber parts with any of these machines for deflashing.

The list of different plastic and rubber parts based on the usage is given below.


8.1 Plastic Gasket Descaling

The plastic gasket is an important part of the electronic product and automotive industry.

Deflashing plastic gaskets


8.2 Plastic Stamping Deburring

The plastic parts with stampings will usually come with flashes and imperfections.

So, deflashing is needed for these parts.

Deflashing plastic stamping parts


8.3 Rubber Washer O Rings

Rubber washer O rings are used in cameras and electronic products.

Deflashing rubber o rings


8.4 Plastic ABS Injection Molding Parts

Injection molding is a popular technique for manufacturing plastic parts.

Such parts will have flashes that need to be removed.

Injection molding flash removal can be done with the help of Inovatec deflashing equipment.

Deflashing plastic injection molded parts


8.5 Compression Molding Rubber Sex Toys

The sex toys will have rubber parts that need the best quality finishing.

Only then, the user will get the best experience.

Deflashing sex toy parts


8.6 Plastic 3D Printed Parts Descaling

Nowadays, most of the plastic parts are getting printed using 3D printers.

It will have lots of imperfections that need to be cleaned.

Deflashing plastic 3d printed part


8.7 Plastic Parts in Automotive Industry

Many plastic parts are used while assembling cars, bikes, trucks, and buses.

Deflashing plastic automotive parts


8.8 Plastic Parts in Aerospace Sector

The aircraft industry maintains strict standards when it comes to the quality and finish of plastic parts.

So, deflashing is essential.

Deflashing aircraft plastics


8.9 Plastic Cutlery Parts

Both disposable and reusable cutlery parts like spoon, fork, and knife come in plastic.

Deflashing plastic cutlery


8.10 Plastic Parts in Electronics

Plastic parts are used in various electronic products like switches, television, computer, fridge, washing machine, etc.

Deflashing plastic electronic parts


8.11 Plastic Parts in Household 

Many household items, like kitchen utensils, knives, and cleaning accessories, will have some plastic parts.

Deflashing househlold plastic parts


8.12 Plastic Parts in Telecommunication

Most of the enclosures, racks, and connectors used in telecommunication systems will have plastic parts.

Deflashing plastic telecommunication parts


8.13 Furniture Plastic Parts

Furniture items like chairs, tables, and benches will have plastic parts.

Deflashing plastic furniture parts


8.14 Automotive Rubber Parts

Cars and bikes will have some parts made of rubber.

Deflashing automotive rubber parts


8.15 Plastic Bottles and Caps

There are both reusable and disposable plastic bottles in the market.

You can use an automatic plastic deflashing machine for plastic bottles and caps.

Deflashing plastic bottles



Now, you know the various benefits of using a machine in deflashing plastic and rubber parts.

You can increase the business productivity if you invest in any of these machines from Inovatec machinery.

You should also select the right type of tumbling media that matches with plastic or rubber parts.

This investment will help you to take your business to new heights.

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