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Extrude Hone is Proud of Our History

Extrude Hone AFM has been serving Southern California and the entire US for over 47 year. Its special abrasive flow machining (AFM) process makes a huge difference for components, making them more fuel efficient, enhancing their performance, and boosting their durability, too. Here are a few of the industries that benefit from our AFM process:…
December 18, 2015
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Extrude Honing Frequently Asked Questions — Automotive Edition

The automotive industry is one of the most important industries that Extrude Hone AFM serves every day. We are Southern California’s experts in extrude honing, which can bring tremendous benefits to any automotive industry company. Here are the most frequently asked questions we receive from workers in the automotive industry: Before I send my parts…
December 6, 2015
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How much Increase in Horsepower will Extrude Honing Provide?

The United States is a pretty results-focused country. Americans love to have what’s bigger, better, and faster. Sending components to be extrude honed is no different—why do it if you won’t see a dramatic difference in terms of performance? But it turns out, you will! No matter what application you use your extrude honed part…
November 30, 2015
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How Does Abrasive Flow Machining Work?

Many people have no idea what we do here at Extrude Hone AFM. The purpose of this blog is to try and demystify abrasive flow machining for our wonderful clients and prospective clients. Read on for a quick class in Abrasive Flow Machining (AFM) 101: Abrasive flow machining, simply put in the most rudimentary terms,…
November 14, 2015
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Extrude Hone is Environmentally-Friendly

The purpose of Extrude Hone AFM is simple and profound. The whole reason why Extrude Hone AFM exists boils down to this threefold mission: Better performance Better fuel efficiency Cleaner exhaust emissions The AFM process used here at Extrude Hone AFM allows us to achieve this mission every time we complete work on a component.…
October 27, 2015
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What can Extrude Hone AFM do for my Automotive Business?

Extrude Hone AFM has served many industries in California, Texas, Nevada, and Arizona since 1971. For decades, we have assisting companies with improving their processes by providing excellent quality abrasive flow machining services. The industry areas we serve include: Automotive Aerospace Food processing Hydralicus Medical If you have an automotive business in the southwestern portion…
October 11, 2015
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Why work with the AFM experts at Extrude Hone

Extrude Hone AFM is the premiere AFM company that has helped many industries be successful for over 47 years. AFM stands for abrasive flow machining, and if you need AFM work done, the best choice is to go with the AFM experts at Extrude Hone AFM. They say a picture is worth a thousand words,…
September 25, 2015
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What we do at Extrude Hone AFM

Extrude Hone AFM has been an industry leader in abrasive flow machining (AFM) for over 47 years. You may be wondering exactly what Extrude Hone AFM does for industries throughout Southern California. Read on to find out what Extrude Hone AFM is and why it matters. Helpful definitions Abrasive flow machining (AFM) is also known…
September 19, 2015
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Additive Manufacturing and AFM: Perfect Partners

Learn how Extrude Hone AFM can help enhance parts made by additive manufacturing. Once regarded as a mere novelty by some, additive manufacturing, aka 3D printing, is now an extremely popular method of producing all kinds of objects. There are many different technologies that fall under the umbrella of additive manufacturing, such as: SLA: This…
August 29, 2015
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3 Amazing Benefits of Automotive AFM

Learn how automotive AFM can improve vehicle performance. Back in the 1970s, one of Extrude Hone AFM’s founders pioneered the concept of “PowerFlow,” which involves using abrasive flow machining techniques to dramatically enhance the capabilities of certain combustion engine parts. By 1992, major companies such as Ford had taken notice and even begun incorporating our…
August 28, 2015
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