Quality from Start to Finish
The Abbott Ball Company pioneered finishing with steel media. Ever since, we’ve worked to define and refine both the media and the process. From daily production meetings to laboratory research, development and analysis, to lot and order tracking, Abbott is committed to quality. That’s how we’ve earned our Quality Supplier designation from our customers. It’s also why we’re sole source media suppliers to so many major companies. Abbott Quality is in every shape we make
Abbott steel media maintain their original dimensions to prevent lodging or other problems associated with size reduction of other media.
Each ball or shape in the mass is an individual polishing tool working on parts being finished, and must be flaw-free for optimal performance without damage. Abbott media’s mirror-bright finish reflects surfaces free from defects.
Abbott’s shapes are checked for dimensional tolerance to ±0.010″* during production. This is the most stringent standard in the industry. Tight tolerances on all flanges, sloping edges, tapers, curves and points in Abbott’s complete line of shapes assure contacts in angles, grooves, and figured surfaces to eliminate or reduce the potential for lodging.