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Wednesday, 3 July, 2019 - 11:44
IMG_9341 website.jpg Vixen's ultimate wheel repair package makes headlines at Automechanika Birmingham!  Visitors from across the globe stopped by the stand to witness the package in action. They were amazed at how quick the lathe machines the wheel and how the wheels come up like new in the Aqua Wheelblaster. The Read more
Thursday, 16 May, 2019 - 15:52
Vixen to showcase Smart Wheel Repair equipment at Automechanika Birmingham 2019 Vixen Surface Treatments will be showcasing its Smart Wheel Repair equipment at this year’s Automechanika Birmingham from 4-6 June 2019. Taking to the stand will be two of Vixen’s most popular machines designed for the Automotive industry: The Vertical Wheel Lathe and Read more
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 - 16:41
Vixen Surface Treatments has expanded its range of equipment and machinery to cater for the growing wheel refurbishment market with www.smartwheelrepairs.com. The newly launched Smart Wheel Repairs website covers all aspects of repair equipment from preparing a wheel, to removing kerb damage whilst fitting seamlessly into any automotive workshop Read more
Monday, 25 March, 2019 - 14:52
Vixen’s Aquablast 915 has appeared on Wheeler Dealers numerous times over the past few years. The current season features returning host Mike Brewer and new presenter Ant Anstead restoring cars for profit in their LA-based shop. Inside the workshop contains one of Vixen’s wet blasting machines which has been designed to simultaneously blast Read more
Friday, 1 March, 2019 - 15:53
Vixen Surface Treatments launches new YouTube series! The WILL IT CLEAN YouTube series launched on Thursday 28 February and focuses on blasting a range of unusual parts to see if they come up as new. Metal parts that may look unusable, are processed with the popular wet blasting machines. The Aquablast range has been designed to ensure a superior Read more
Tuesday, 12 February, 2019 - 13:45
As part of the extensive range we offer here at Vixen, we design and manufacture Phosphate machines. BINS BEFORE AND AFTER.jpg The Phosphating process The Phosphate machines are used to treat parts and converting certain metals into strong, adherent and insoluble metal phosphates.  The phosphating process creates a Read more
Monday, 14 January, 2019 - 11:53
Vixen strives itself on using the latest technology to suit the needs of its customers. Companies from across the globe use the machines every day to speed up production lines and to ensure a first-class finish, every time.  Its no wonder in 2018 Vixen sold to over 50 countries worldwide.  This includes countries such as: Spain, Czech Republic, Read more
Tuesday, 11 December, 2018 - 09:31
Mayor Ben Houchen visited Vixen Surface Treatments Ltd on Monday 10 December 2018 to showcase its products on a global scale. Vixen Surface Treatments, based in Thornaby, is a market leader in the development and production of equipment used in surface treatments, including wet and dry blasting cleaning machines. The company was founded in 1990 Read more
Monday, 10 December, 2018 - 10:32
The all new Vixen Vertical Wheel Lathe was launched around the world at multiple trade shows in America and Europe. The Vixen team started off the launch in the UK then travelled as far as Chicago for the IMTS Show. IMG_0268_1.JPG At the Automechanika show, Vixen took along a Jetwash 60 washing and degreasing Read more
Wednesday, 11 April, 2018 - 12:34
It is well known that blasting with a spherical bead or shot prevents fatigue and stress corrosion failures, and prolongs product life for the part. This process is called shot peening were small spherical shot bombards the surface of the part to be finished. The process of shot peening is applied to critical parts such as jet engines were the Read more

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