Kloeckner provides a wide variety of end finishing equipment and services to help you meet customer demand. No matter what your needs, choose Kloeckner.

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End Finishing Process


Kloeckner offers broad end finishing capabilities throughout our branches with the option for customers to get their end-to-end supply chains invoiced through one supplier. With a wide range of standard products and custom processes available, our customers can get their products processed exactly how they want. In addition, we’re proud to offer a complete ordering experience that includes state-of-the-art warehousing services, complete supply chain management, and, of course, expert consultation throughout.

Products That Undergo Finishing

Special Finishing Equipment

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is end finishing?


    End finishing in the metals industry refers to the process of shaping and smoothing the ends of metal parts after they have been stamped or cut. This process is important because it helps to ensure that the ends of the parts are uniform, smooth, and free of burrs or other imperfections that could cause problems during assembly or use.

    There are several different end finishing techniques that can be used, depending on the specific requirements of the application and the type of metal being used. Some common end finishing techniques include:

    1. Deburring: This process involves removing any sharp edges or burrs from the ends of the parts, typically using a combination of hand-held tools and mechanical equipment.
    2. Chamfering: This process involves creating a beveled edge on the end of the part to remove sharp edges and improve its appearance.
    3. Beveling: This process involves creating a beveled edge on the end of the part to provide a smooth transition between the end of the part and the adjacent material.
    4. Counterboring: This process involves creating a shallow, cylindrical recess in the end of the part to provide a smooth surface for fastening or mating with other components.
    5. Countersinking: This process involves creating a conical recess in the end of the part to provide a smooth surface for fastening or mating with other components.

    Each of these end finishing techniques has its own specific set of benefits and applications, and the choice of technique will depend on the specific requirements of the application. For example, deburring may be sufficient for removing burrs from the ends of parts, while beveling may be necessary for improving the appearance of parts that will be visible in an assembled product.

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Additional Services

From coating to shearing, choose Kloeckner to fulfill all your metals industry needs. We are proud to be a top 3 North American metals distributor and we look forward to working with you on many successful projects. See below for a partial sample of other services we offer.
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