Latem Industries


THE POWER TO SURPRISE, THE KNOWLEDGE TO SURPASS YOUR METAL FINISHING REQUIREMENTS

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Experienced Problem Solvers

When Ontario's top manufacturers find rust, excess oils, unwanted sharp edges, and/or scaling on their parts, they turn to Latem Industries, Ontario's top single-source metal finishing supplier.


We're the equivalent of a 'household name' when it comes to methodical, yet quick solutions to both common and uncommon problems in the manufacturing industry. Latem’s expert teams reliably deliver the high-quality Shot Blasting, Metal Finishing, and Metal Polishing services that help to ensure your processed parts are consistently effective.


Exclusive Methods

Our proprietary techniques are designed to improve the appearance of your parts, making them ready for assembly, and to promote better adhesion, if coating is the next stage in your process.  


A Facility That Can Meet Your Needs

Together with our sister company Plastico Industries, we operate an 80,000 sq ft, 18-bay facility, directly off of Highway 401 in Cambridge, Ontario. That puts Latem Industries at the center of Ontario’s manufacturing sector and allows us to process more than 15 million parts each month. 


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Shot peening • 02 / 09 / 2021
by: Mike Zinger
Shot peening is the process used to harden, and improve the fatigue life, of metal objects.    For centuries, man has been using force on metal to improve fatigue life.  We are all familiar with Hollywood movies showing blacksmiths repeatedly hammering metal to improve its strength.  Shot peening is similar as it is a mechanical process to repeat that desired effect of the blacksmith.   Different machines are used in shot peening; air blast or wheel blast, bu...
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Deburring: Choosing the Right Tumbling Media • 01 / 06 / 2021
by: Mike Zinger
  Deburring isn’t rocket science. However, getting the job done right takes skill and experience.   And it starts with knowing exactly which tumbling media is best for the task at hand.   This article will focus on choosing the right tumbling media and its impact on deburring results, based on the following crucial factors:
  1. Media shape
  2. Media Size
  3. Abrasiveness and composition
The right media, combined with the r...
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