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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
Friday, 28 April, 2017 - 15:28
Vixen Surface treatments provide potential and existing customers the opportunity to visit the state of the art demonstration facility based in Thornaby Industrial Estate. This gives customers the chance to try out the machines first hand and bring any parts they would like to process before purchasing a machine. In the showroom, we exhibit a Read more
Wednesday, 22 March, 2017 - 12:36
 At Vixen we love to get involved in our local community, we are proud to have the opportunity to sponsor our local Under 7’s football team the Marton Royals. Marton FC was founded in 1982, based at the Marton Cricket Club Ground on Stokesley Road. They have achieved years of success and have become a well-known part of the local community. 60-80 Read more
Friday, 24 February, 2017 - 16:51
  The key to wetblasting is that the finish is produced through the flow of water borne abrasive. A finer finish is achieved due to the lubrication and flushing action of the water during the blasting process. Dry grit and bead blasting processes are shown here in diagrams 1 and 2, which demonstrate the severe 90 degree ricochet that occurs Read more
Tuesday, 31 January, 2017 - 14:08
Rick Paul, one of our distributors over in the USA visited us in November last year for just under two weeks and what a busy time it was. Whilst he was at the Vixen factory we spoke about the reoccurring questions and great feedback that we have received from customers. At Vixen we pride ourselves in our dedication to customers before and after Read more

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