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spark deposition

Posted by Ross Rocklin in Rocklin Mfg on 6/7/2021
For decades, we’ve empowered manufacturers to stop losing money due to preventable wear and poor grip by Rocklinizing. But we often get asked, what is the Rocklinizing process, what are some common applications, what models do we offer, and how exactly does the Rocklinizer® boost productivity and cut costs? We created an e-book to answer those very questions. Check it out here.
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Posted by Ross Rocklin in Rocklin Mfg on 3/23/2021
Introducing the first ever battery-operated carbide applicator, the Rocklinizer® micro (patent pending). Built on decades of proven technology, our Rocklinizer® spark deposition process applies extremely hard and wear resistant coatings ranging from 60 to 80 HRC onto metals, tools, and dies.
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Posted by Ross Rocklin in Rocklin Mfg on 10/21/2020
We often get questions asking what Rocklinizing is. People see sparks flying at a trade show and they’re intrigued. Is it EDM? No, it’s actually adding material. Is it a welder? No, not quite. Is it a sparkler? No, we don’t sell fireworks…
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Posted by Ross Rocklin in Rocklin Mfg on 4/11/2019
The Rocklinizer electronically applies electrode material by a spark deposition process. Material is impregnated both underneath and on top of the workpiece surface metals, tools and dies. Because no appreciable heat is generated, the temper of the workpiece is retained. Rocklinizer is applied to new or reground and re-sharpened surface.
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Posted by Ross Rocklin in Rocklin Mfg on 7/16/2018
The Rocklinizer Model 950 was recently featured in the June 2018 issue of Machine Tools World magazine. The “Techno Focus” feature highlighted how the Rocklinizer prolongs machine life and boosts productivity while reducing wear, downtime, inventory and costs.
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Posted by Ross Rocklin in Rocklin Mfg on 4/17/2017
Through an extensive R&D process, we are proud to introduce the Model 950, our fastest Rocklinizer with the widest range of deposit capabilities yet, all housed in a sleek unit and applicator combination. In other words, this is the only Rocklinizer you will ever need.
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