There are many different types of surface finishing that are available. Below is a list of the most commonly used surface finishes.
- Abrasive Blasting
- Chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP)
- Industrial etching
- Vibratory finishing
- Shot peening
- Magnetic field-assisted finishing
External surface finishes are applied to components if the parts require a decorative finish or corrosion resistance.
To simplify this and help us select the best tooling and process design, surfaces of die castings are classified as one of five grades: