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

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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What is Isotropic Finishing? • 01 / 09 / 2023
by: Mike Zinger
In the mass finishing world, isotropic finishing refers to a component’s surface showing little or no imperfections such as grinding marks, burrs, peaks or valleys.  Webster’s definition reads “exhibiting properties with the same values when measured along axes in all directions.   Why is this smooth surface important?  Well, two of the main factors that affect a components lifespan are friction and wear, so by reducing these factors increases the parts lif...
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Surface Finishing – Deflashing • 12 / 06 / 2022
by: Mike Zinger
One of the most common occurring casting defects, as well as with injection molding, is flash.   Flash, also known as casting fin or burrs, is any unwanted and excess material attached to a cast. It’s typically a thin sheet of metal that forms at the parting faces.   Causes of flash, fin and burrs   Flash on the casting surface is due to a crack or gap on the core surface. Insufficient weight on the mold or improper clamping of the flask can lead to a gap. ...
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