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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.

7_cubic_ft_tumble_blast_machine_2After 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 Description DeLong Equipment provided these carbon steel squish plates with the matte finish needed. These squish plates are used within an armored vehicle.
Capabilities Applied/Processes
Processed Parts Within an 8 Minute Cycle Time
Utilizing 230 Steel Shot
Removed Mill and Weld Scale
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part 7 cubic ft Tumble Blast Machine
Overall Part Dimensions Length: 14″
Width: 12″
Material Used Carbon Steel
In process testing/inspection performed Standard Visual inspection before packaging to ensure all weld scale was removed
Results Eliminated 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 Weight Approx. 28 lbs Per Part
Industry for Use Military
Delivery Time Just In Time (J.I.T.) Basis
Rush Deliveries When Needed
Delivery Location Atlanta, Georgia
Standards Met Customer Supplied Specifications
Product Name Carbon Steel Squish Plates



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