Wheel Vibratory Polishing Machine

Wheel vibratory polishing machine is a specially designed vibratory finisher for wheel polishing. We manufacture wheel polishing machine according to German Standard.

Machine weight.empty(kg)ca.475ca.1,420A1,2501,910
Power requirements(kVA)3.513B1,0401,560
Batch load – ceramic media (kg)230950C1,1181,560
Batch load – plastic media (kg)150630D8501,145
Usable volume (I)130530E6161,000
Max work piece dimensions* (mm)ca.570ca.950F470750
Max motor speed** (RPM)3,0003,000G (ca.)612750

Ideal for fine grinding, polishing, smoothing automotive wheels

Producing highly homogeneous surface with complex geometries

2 or 3 motors running ensures optimal finishing in a short time

Parts fixed in the vibratory bowl bottom

Capable to run continuously for 24 hours

Wheel Vibratory Finishing Machine

Wheel vibratory finishing machine is a specially designed vibratory finisher for wheel polishing.

We manufacture wheel polisher and tumbler according to German Standard.

  • Ideal for fine grinding, polishing, smoothing automotive wheels
  • Producing highly homogeneous surface with complex geometries
  • 2 or 3 motors running ensures optimal finishing
  • Parts fixed in the vibratory bowl bottom
  • Capable of running continuously for 24 hours

Wheel vibratory finishing machine is a specially designed vibratory finishing machine for wheel tumbling.

Currently, we have the standard 21 inches design (model MV21) and 30 inches design (Model MV30) machine for wheel polishing.

wheel vibratory polishing machine Control box_

With the compact design, wheel vibratory finishing machines are perfect for surface grinding, smoothing, polishing, and cleaning.

It is easy to operate and easy to repair.

Also, this machine is extremely user-friendly.

You can discharge the media and load new media types in a short time.

With a combination of finishing media ball, you will receive a mirror finish on your wheels just in a few hours.

The wheel vibratory finishing machine is suitable for all types of wheels.

Whether you are truck wheels, motorbike wheels, bicycle wheels, automotive wheels, ceramic wheels, mag wheels, alloy wheels, or car wheels, we always have the right equipment and fixture for you.

wheel polishing before and after

The wheel vibratory finishing machine polishes not the only aluminum wheel, but also titanium wheel and stainless steel wheels.

This type of machine is necessary for the car repair shop.

They use this machine for wheel refurbishing and restorations; no matter the wheel is a casted part, forged part, or a machined part.

While each machine can process one wheel at a time, the vibratory finishing system equipped with the robust vibration drive system and the motors, a frequency converter allows run vibration motor at different speeds.

Besides, a working bowl with wear-resistant PU lining improves the lifetime of the machine.

wheel vibratory finishing

Inovatec machinery has more than 20 years’ industrial know-how in process development and equipment manufacturing.

We have the technical expertise. Therefore you do not need to go through an expensive process of trial and error.

We offer a full range of deburring media and polishing media, surface finishing compound for wheel ball polishing.

You will get all necessary for your wheel finishing process as we are sure to deliver you the best finish.

Send us a message today and give us the best solution!


Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine FAQ Guide

1. What is a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine?

Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines are a type of mass finishing that works on a chemical mechanical basis to finish surfaces.

They are specially designed for wheel surface deburring, refurbishing and polishing.

It incorporates vibratory mass finishing technology, with an open-minded and new approach, to Wheel Polishing and Deburring.

The Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine is capable of turning around a dull rim, for good.

Such turn-around results in an eye-catching workpiece with very little labour input, and within a short time.

ceramic polishing machinewheel vibratory machine front_


2. What the components of a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine?

Certain important components make the vibratory wheel polishing machine a functioning mass finisher. This includes:

The Machine:

These are the essential, interconnected hardware or machine parts that make the part feasible. Some of the most prominent parts are:

The work bowl

This is the enclosed space within which the wheels are polished and finished. It harbors the media, compound, and water that combine to grind and polish workpieces. They are usually made of wear-resistant polyurethane, reinforced with special gussets and heat-treated, for stress relief.

wheel vibratory machine inside_


This is the machine part which supplies the engine power that kicks the other parts into action.

wheel finishing machine

Water/compound system

Most vibratory wheel finishing Machines have control systems that regulate the flow of water and compound for cooling and cleaning effects.

Electrical controls

Like other industrial machinery, vibratory wheel polishing machines have electrical control systems. The control board includes push-button controls and display units for all machine functionalities.

Vibratory wheel polishing machine control box


Water helps normalize the machine’s cooling system, during the finishing process. It also helps wash away scraped materials from the workpieces.

The Media:

These are the solid material which put final touches on workpieces. These controlled materials ‘rub-off’ on workpieces, efficiently fine-tuning workpiece surfaces.

polishing media for wheel polishing machine

The Compound:

These are dry or wet substances that protect the machine itself from corrosion and rust. They mix with the media, to enhance the polishing process.


3. How does a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine work?

A Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine works like any other type of vibratory mass finishing machines – it’s just bigger.

The wheel, media, water, and compound are all put into motion by a vibratory drive system.

It has a work bowl that’s circular and lined with polyurethane or rubber guard.

The work bowl is mounted on a motor, with springs attached underneath it too.

To achieve the desired finish, the workpiece (or wheel) is mounted in the work bowl.

It’s secured with a mechanical anchoring device, to allow all-round finishing.

The motor generates power which vibrates the machine, causing the media to flow systematically around the wheel.

This produces a uniform surface pattern, both externally and internally.


4. Are its polishing process any different from mainstream mass finishing process?

Vibratory Wheel Polishing machines notably produce smoothening effects without causing excess surface wear.

They are thus popular for increasing workpiece durability and longevity.

Their robust vibratory drive system and variable speed control also allow for different processing intensities.

This makes it suitable for all kinds of surface finishing tasks.

Its rotary action makes it distinct, enhancing its compatibility with automation.

They are also typically distinctive, for their big and wide work bowls. This makes them appropriate for mass finishing wheels, which are notoriously big.

vibratory finishing machine installation


5. What are the functionalities of a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine?

Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines enhance and fine-tune the surface quality of wheels.

Such surface refinement includes Polishing, deburring and descaling.

Deburring: This involves the removal of edges and burrs on wheels, which were left after machining. A typical example of deburring is leveling a sharp corner in a wheel, into a rounded corner.

Polishing: This involves the processing of a wheel to produce an enticing surface. To achieve such desired refinement, the appropriate media must be used.


6. Are Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines industry-specific, application-wise?

As a piece of industrial machinery, Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines are very versatile.

They are and can be used in a variety of industries. Some of its industrial usage scenarios include:


The automotive industry benefits so much from the usage of Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine.

Its usage helps in enhancing automotive parts that are put under day-to-day usage.

In particular, the automotive industry uses the Machine in polishing gears & fasteners, engine heads, and motorbike wheels.

They are also perfect for refurbishing automobile components and engine parts, be it cast or forged.

automtive wheel before and after polishing

Aerospace and Defense:

In these industries, metal smoothness and strength is usually a crucial requirement for their products.

Manufacturers therein thus use Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines to optimize and give workpieces glossy finishes.

One of the main application is the propeller parts.

propeller inside deburring and polishing

Medical Device:

Final consumers expect consistent, high-quality finishes on medical device products.

These machines deliver fast enhancement of stainless steel, titanium and cobalt chrome with surgical parts.

Other application scenarios include dental implants, dental tool polishing and many more.

Medical hip endoprostheses implant polishing and grinding


Motorsports products are often associated with glossy and polished outlooks.

Such surface quality is also achieved with the aid of Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines.

gear polishing with vibratory finishing machine


7. What are the most appropriate media material for a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine?

Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines, like all other mass finishing machines, make use of different media.

The type of media appropriate for wheel polishing would depend on the desired finish and processing time.

For most manufacturers, the choice is usually with ceramic media.

Some other popular media materials include Porcelain, Steel, Corncob, Walnut shells, etc.

And for media shapes, it’s usually better to go with different shapes, to allow all-round consistency.

Some of the most popular choices are Cones, Pyramids, Cylinders, Sphere, Wedges, Tetrahedrons, etc.

Incorrect media choices can result in problems like stuck media in workpiece hole or workpiece damages.

You should, therefore, ensure to learn the technique for making a perfect choice.

plastic tumbling media


8. What are Vibratory Wheel Polishing services?

These are outfits that provide polishing & buffing services for wheel who want to stand out of the crowd by spicing up their old wheels.


9. Is Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine in any different from other Vibratory Finishing Processes?

No, they aren’t. They leverage on the existing vibratory drive technologies to effectively mass finish workpiece.


10. Is there a difference in finish quality between Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine and Hand Finishing?

Indeed, there are quality differences.

Vibratory-polished wheels would always have uniform patterns & finishes – something that isn’t guaranteed with hand polishing.

Moreso, an absent-minded manual finisher could ruin a workpiece, instead of enhancing it.

These amongst other things, make the guaranteed, quality finishes that come with Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines, very suitable.

manual polishing aluminum wheels


11. What workpieces are Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines best for?

Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machines have two high-speed vibratory motors designed specifically for wheel smoothing and polishing.

They are also best used for refurbishing and transforming old wheels.

Suitable wheel sizes start from 14′ to 32′ including the motorbike, car, truck wheels and many more.

However, their usage isn’t limited to Wheel Polishing.

There are usually options to remove the anchoring device, to enable polishing of non-wheel workpieces.

aluminum wheel, rims, hubscaps for polishing


12. Are there side effects to workpieces that are polished with Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine?

All things being equal, the usage of a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine shouldn’t result in any damage.

But as with all machinery, there’s a need to operate it responsibly.

For example, if an operator knows not the level of Vibratory intensity to tune in, the workpiece could turn out in worse shape.


13. How many workpieces can a standard Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine process simultaneously?

Standard Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine mass finish in small batches.

You can only, therefore, polish a wheel at a time.

But for small types of workpieces, it is possible to process more than one workpiece simultaneously.

wheel vibratory burnishing and polishing


14. What are the actual technical merits derivable from a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine?

Polished Finish

Mass finishing a workpiece with a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine gets it a glistening look.

It effectively removes visual defects by polishing the surface, to give it a more appealing outlook.

Corrosion Resistance

Vibratory Polishing Machine also helps remove asperities, micro-notches, and roughness, in a workpiece.

This helps give a workpiece greater resistance against various types & forms of metal corrosion.

Essentially, a Vibratory-polished workpiece has a reduced possibility of developing cracks and other imperfections.


15. What is the care to be taken in using a Vibratory Deburring Machine?

Machines – big or small – have usage instructions, that guarantee efficient & effective operations.

To get the most out of a Vibratory Wheel Polishing Machine, certain rules need to be adhered to.

Wheel vibratory polishing machine workshop

They include:

Ensuring the machine is in good condition before usage:

It’s important to habitually check for exterior damages, before putting the machine on.

Doing this helps safeguard the workplace from preventable accidents, including spillings, outbursts, and so on.

Monitoring the tumbling media, compound, water level:

For no reason whatsoever should you allow these levels to become too lowered.

This comes handy where an operator can’t gauge the exact levels needed.

Some deliberately reduce media level to save money or to mass finish more workpieces.

The consequence ranges from a slow process time to component damage, to non-qualitative finishing.

Periodic Maintenance:

Machines generally need proper and periodic maintenance, including servicing.

This enhances their performance, day-to-day and helps resolve internal operation issues.

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