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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
Thursday, 22 February, 2018 - 15:08
Edited 1.jpg Vixen Surface Treatments Ltd have recently donated 10 computers to The Avenue primary school located in Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough to aid the children in their learning. The Avenue is a bubbly and friendly school with 292 pupils. Vixens’ Marketing Team visited The Avenue to find out how the extra Read more
Friday, 26 January, 2018 - 09:41
Vixen manufactures the Aqua Wheelblaster, this machine is specifically for smart alloy wheel repairs. Wetblasting technology is used to simultaneously blast, wash and prepare alloy wheels after kerb damage in one quick and simple step Aqua Wheelblaster 2.jpg ready for painting and lacquering. The machine combines Read more
Thursday, 26 October, 2017 - 14:36
Recently, the in-house design team at Vixen have had the challenge of keeping up with the reducing machining times and high cleanliness levels for the automotive industry. This machine has been designed to meet the most stringent specifications working alongside the customer to ensure all of the requirements are met to the highest standard Read more

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