Time-tested Ball Burnishing Machine Manufacturer from China

  • Heavy Duty Motor with strength castings & high-quality windings
  • Abrasion-resistant PU lining, as well as tension/tear resistance
  • Closeable Drain Assembly allowing both retention and quick drainage
  • Media Discharge Door provides easy removal of media for process change
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Inovatec MachineryYour Best Metal Burnishing Machine Manufacturer in China

Ball burnishing machine is a heavy-duty vibratory mass finishing machine that used with stainless steel tumbling media. To support metal burnishing with massive steel media, ball burnishing devices vibratory bowl enhanced with gusset for extra strength. Besides, ball burnishing machine motors use extra-large power to support the extra-heavy load. The ball burnishing process usually takes between 10-20 minutes.


Straight wall design ball burnishing machine for significant parts with automatic separation

LZG(A)100 curved bowl with separating unit vibratory finishing machine deburring machine

Excellent three-dimensional ball shining with curved processing tunnel with separation

4. VB(A) vibratory deburring machine

Curved wall polishing machine is ideal for running with stainless steel ball and zirconia ball

TVB(A) tub ball burnishing machine

Curved wall design tub vibratory machine is superior for engine housing, exhaust header polishing

Optional Design & Setting

Prominent dosing pump regularly feed chemicals to the vibratory bowl in a stable rate

Variable Speed Converter to fine-tune the optimal vibration amplitude

Noise proof cover protects the operator from a noisy working environment, reduce airborne noise 10-15 dB

Automatic internal separation delivers the most efficient unloading separation of parts from the finishing media

Air operated unload system, frees the operators to perform other functions while mills are running

The automatic reverse separation allows automatic adjustment for optimum process and unloading settings

Ball Burnishing Media

Inovatec ball burnishing media includes stainless steel media, zirconia ball, and porcelain ball. They impose a heavy weight on parts and transfer high gloss finish.

Inovatec Machinery – Ball Burnishing Machine with highest regards for quality, reliability and process versatility
  • The motor allows on-site adjustment, 900-1500 rpm
  • Ball burnishing, pre-plate finishing, radiusing
  • Pre-sales free sample processing and solution provide
  • After-sales lifetime technical & spare parts support

Frequently Asked Question
For your machine, how many do we need to order at least?

Order at least 1 set

How is your machine packaged?

We use a fumigated wooden box to pack the machine.

What is your payment method?

For general orders, 30% T/T prepaid, 70% pre-shipment

For large orders, 100% current letter of credit payment.

If you are working with us for the first time, you can do PayPal to secure your order.

We welcome you to check the quality of our factory before shipping.

How long can you deliver?

Under normal circumstances, the production time of the vibrating finishing machine is 15-25 days. If your motor power is not 380V 50HZ, then we will have several days. If the order is urgent, we can also arrange it within two weeks.

Which port are you closest to?

We are closest to Shanghai, Ningbo, and Yiwu.

Ball Burnishing Machines

The most popular ball burnishing media is stainless steel media.

Besides, you can also use carbon steel media, zirconia ball as metal burnishing media.

Because ball burnishing media is non-abrasive media with a smooth texture on the media surface, no significant deburr action will occur.

Inovatec ball burnishing compound is an active acidic compound.

It consistently pumped into the vibratory bowl on a continuous flow.

zirconia ball burnishing machine and polishing steel parts

Inovatec ball burnishing machines can achieve your parts to the bright finish in a timely fashion with competitive cost.

The actual metal burnishing machine can be either vibratory finishing machine or vibratory trough finishing machine.

Inovatec machinery has a ball burnishing machine from small to big size.

Whether you want to shine small silver parts or you want to burnish huge casting parts, we have the right equipment available ready for you.

ball burnishing machine burnishing brass parts

The application industry includes: metal stamping parts, die casting parts, foundries, aluminum die casting parts as well as Zamak die casting parts.

During the ball burnishing process, stainless steel media exerts compressive strength on parts surface.

Thus it increases parts to wear resistance.

Same as other mass finishing equipment, ball burnishing machine also have optional settings including variable speed control, dosing pump for compound feeding, noise cover to protect workers, and even pneumatic separation gate for parts and media separation.

die casting parts vibratory finishing polishing

Inovatec machinery has over 20 years’ experience in manufacturing surface finishing equipment.

We promised to deliver the highest standard metal burnishing machine for your industrial application.

You are welcome to send us your parts for free trials. Contact us today and get the instant quote now!

Ball Burnishing Machine FAQ Guide

1. What is a ball burnishing machine?

A ball burnishing machine is one that turns around an inserted workpiece’s surface.

It turns around a workpiece’s surface for the better from a dull one into a bright, highly reflective surface.

It subjects workpieces into a specialized process, combining the weight and brightness of the media and the compounds.

Altogether, these components produce a specific lustre, colour, sheen, and brightness that you desire in the workpieces.

PZG(A)300 vibratory finishing machine with Straight wall bowl

2. What are the components of a ball burnishing machine?

There are 3 main components of a ball burnishing machine. It includes:

The Machine:

This comprises the tub, chamber and various parts that are so interconnected to make the ball burnishing process a reality.

Think of it as the interconnected parts and accessories that make up a motor car.

The Compound:

This is the wet substance or liquid that is constantly pumped to enhance the ball burnishing process.

It helps to repress the corrosion of the machine and the media.

Think of as the engine oil of a motor car that delays wear and tear of moving parts

The Media or Ball:

This is the abrasive substance which is energized by the machine.

The constant ‘rubbing’ or circling of the workpiece, hits hard at the surfaces of the workpieces.

This then produces the desired effect and finish

3. What are the most accepted types of ball burnishing media?

To create a shiny, highly reflective surface in the inserted workpiece, ball burnishing machine media are consistent.

The machines majorly make use of case-hardened steel media or other types of media with high bulk density.

This is because they are the most efficient in achieving cost-effective, attractive, and shiny finish in the workpiece’s surface.

They come in different shapes and sizes, purposely to prevent lodged media in the workpieces hole.

They possess smooth textures, as opposed to many other precision finishing media that have abrasives.

Their smoothness ensures no significant deburring will occur in workpieces.

stainless steel shot jewelery mix

4. How does a ball burnishing machine work?

Here’s how the specialized burnishing process works with a ball burnishing machine :

In a manner similar to other mass finishing machine, workpieces are loaded into the ball burnishing machine.

Such a machine would be filled with abrasive and high-density burnishing media, to achieve the desired effect.

With the machine in operation, the bowl which sits on springs built on the motor, rolls.


This causes the workpieces to rotate around the machine in a circular fashion, with the media grinding away on them.

To achieve the desired effect, the burnishing compound is continually pumped into the machine.

Upon completion, a dam opens in the machine, allowing the workpieces to get taken out.

The media, however, falls through the screen and back into the machine. The burnished pieces are finally unloaded into wire baskets, and spun-dried.

5. What are the benefits of using a ball burnishing machine?

There are several benefits that you stand to gain in the use of Ball Burnishing machines.

Prominent among them are:

Corrosion Resistance

A ball burnishing machine helps eliminate roughness and micro-notches in a workpiece. It helps give a workpiece greater resistance against rust and other forms of metal corrosion. In essence, a ball burnished workpiece is less likely to develop cracks and other imperfections.

Case Hardening

Ball burnishing machines condense the structure of inserted metals to increase its hardness.

A ball burnished workpiece is 50 to 100% harder than its unburnished counterpart.

This makes it more resistant to fatigue failure.

Polished Finish

Not only is a burnished workpiece stronger, but it also becomes more polished.

Ball burnishing machine effectively eliminates minor visual defects by polishing the surface to the smoothness of 1μm or less.

6. Are there different types of ball burnishing machine?

No, there aren’t.

7. Is there a difference between ball burnishing machine and roller burnishing machine?

Yes, there are several.

The duo is the classification of burnishing machines according to the geometry of tools used by the machine.

In a ball burnishing machine, one or more spherical balls are re-enforced.

Such support is lent by the hydraulic pressure of a fluid or spring.

The ball(s) constantly revolves around the workpiece in a stream of constantly pumped and circulated compound or fluid.

As the tool revolves around, the ball becomes pressed against the workpiece, resulting in a burnishing process.

However, a roller burnishing machine one that uses hardened rollers to reduce surface roughness and imperfections.


The burnishing tool typically consists of a cylindrical roller and hardened sphere.

The tool is pressed into the surface of the workpiece while it is rotated (or the workpiece rotated instead).

Such rolling is done at a constant speed, producing a very consistent finish across the workpiece.

8. What are the materials that can be inserted in a ball burnishing machine?

Ball Burnishing machines are widely used on diverse metal materials for several specialized industries.

However, steel is the most popular metal material that it is used on.

This is followed by aluminum, then brass and titanium alloys, polymers, nickel-chrome and finally, copper.

brass parts vibratory ball burnishing with steel tumbling media

9. What industries can take advantage of a ball burnishing machine?

Over the years, ball burnishing machines have come to be widely accepted.

It has thus found applications in almost every industry that there is.

That’s to say that you can use these machines to advance your business.

Some of the prominent industries where it is used include die casting and metal stamping. Also on the list are a tool and die, foundries, bearing, aluminum casting companies and many more.

aluminium die casting parts ball burnishing

10. Is a ball burnishing machine any better than other mass finishing machine types?

No, it isn’t.

Ball burnishing machines simply use a different processes to achieve the same purpose.

Such purpose is the same across boards of all the different types of mass finishing machines that there is.

vibratory burnishing stainless steel machining parts

11. Is there a downside to using a ball burnishing machine on a product?

Ideally, ball burnishing a workpiece has no downside to it.

However, where a ball burnishing machine operates in an uncontrolled manner, it can lead to lots of downsides.

For example, where an operator knows not when to turn down the burnishing speed or altogether stop the process, the workpieces can turn out in worse shape.

12. Does burnishing speed have an impact on workpieces?

Depending on how fast you want to be done with the whole ball burnishing process, or how smooth you desire the part to turn out, the burnishing speed does indeed make all the difference and impact on the workpiece.

Ideally, as a ball burnishing machine’s speed increases, so the workpiece’s roughness decreases.

However, this may not always be the case, depending on the kind of material and different parameters employed.

The roughness of a workpiece may thus be on the increase increases as the speed increases.

13. Does the ball burnishing machine use a lubricant at all and if does, what type?

Indeed, a ball burnishing machine does use a lubricant to get the job done.

However, its lubricants are more appropriately called “Compounds”.

They are usually pumped into the machine continuously, throughout the duration it runs.

This helps to get the job done effectively and in a timely manner, without having to stress or wear any of its components.

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