Finishing Products

The finishing technology area has information on blast cleaning machines, cleaning and degreasing machines, deburring machines, drying systems, grinders, ovens, polishing and sanding machines, painting equipment, powder coating equipment, and vibratory finishing machines.

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Knotted-wire cup brush features taller inner-cup design

December 15, 2014

Osborn has introduced a redesigned, high-speed, knotted-wire cup brush. The taller inner cup forces the brush to be used on the filament tips, rather than bending. Features include high-quality AB wire, a threaded-nut connection, and an aggressive knot style. The brushes are suitable for...

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Stringer bead brush designed for minigrinders

December 10, 2014

Weiler has introduced Roughneck® stringer bead weld cleaning brushes specifically for use on 4.5-in. minigrinders. Designed to perform surface preparation, root-pass weld cleaning, and interpass weld cleaning on small angle grinders, the brushes feature a high knot count and a short trim length....

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Heavy-duty brush removes slag, oxidation from steel pipe

December 4, 2014

Osborn has introduced the Tornado high-strength, aggressive-wire brush for heavy-duty applications. It removes slag, silicates, and oxidation from Sch. 100 and Sch. 120 steel pipe. The only 7-in.-dia., knot, stringer bead brush on the market, according to the company, it can penetrate into deep...

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Cutback brush performs three steps in standard coating removal process

December 4, 2014

Osborn has introduced a 114-knot cutback brush for angled removal of three or more layers of coating from pipe ends. The brush completes the three steps in the process of standard coating removal — cleaning the pipe edge, removing the pipe coating, and grinding the coating angle —...

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Deburring machines address finishing challenges

December 3, 2014

Fein Power Tools Inc. offers the Slugger GXE deburring machine for finishing tubes, profiles, and flat stock. Features include an eye shield, an integrated circuit breaker for motor protection, and an emergency safety stop switch. Adjustment of the gap between the wire wheel and workpiece table...

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Ultrasonic parts washer models cover small to large parts

November 12, 2014

Fountain Industries offers EcoMaster® ultrasonic parts washers. Featuring full-wave, ceramically enhanced transducers, the washers are designed for industrial, automotive aftermarket, vehicle repair, and service applications. Three models are available for small to medium-sized parts: EM100US...

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Robotic finishing machine blasts shot or grit

November 11, 2014

Guyson Corp. has introduced a new version of its RB-RSSA-8 robotic blast system, designed for cleaning and surface preparation of machined aerospace castings using either shot or grit media. The system has a FANUC Robotics LR Mate-200iD 6-axis robot mounted on the reinforced back wall of the...

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Abrasive blend products available in discs, belts

November 10, 2014

Norton | Saint-Gobain has launched a product line expansion of its Neon abrasive products. They feature a proprietary grain technology and a resin bond system for improved grain adhesion. The line includes fiber, flap, and cloth quick-change discs and file and narrow belts. They are suitable...

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CNC system delivers automated black oxide finishing

November 5, 2014

Birchwood Technologies offers the CNC TRU TEMP® finishing system. The nonpolluting, low-temperature process is available in an integrated programmable hoist and tank line to process iron and steel components automatically with a black oxide finish. The self-controlled tank line eliminates the...

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Bench grinder accommodates long items

November 3, 2014

Built with high-capacity motors for heavy-duty use and long cycles, the 8-in. Powergrind™ model 9682081 bench grinder from Palmgren handles power grinding, cleaning, deburring, chamfering, and sharpening jobs. The machine is designed to handle projects from heavy stock removal to finishing...

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Brush filament offers aggression, flexibility

October 23, 2014

Osborn has introduced a crimped rectangular filament in silicon carbide and aluminum oxide on its ATB line of brushes, including FastCut composite wheels, Uni-Lok max-density disc brushes, Uni-Lok Turbo disc brushes, and Uni-Lok quick-change disc brushes. According to the manufacturer, the...

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Aluminum oxide abrasive products meet challenging applications

October 22, 2014

Norton | Saint-Gobain has expanded its Norton Rapid Prep™ nonwoven surface conditioning product line. The Bear-Tex® portfolio now includes a regular flex (RF) line of aluminum oxide (A/O) products that are suitable for demanding belt and quick-change disc applications. Combining A/O abrasive...

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Nylon abrasive disc brushes available

October 3, 2014

Brush Research Mfg. offers NamPower nylon abrasive brushes for surface finishing and deburring in OD applications. Suitable for use with automated equipment, the abrasive disc brushes come in a variety of sizes. Small diameters are available with a specialized toolholder for flow-through...

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Aqueous parts washer designed with modular features

September 30, 2014

Fountain Industries has introduced ECOMASTER™ series 7000 modular aqueous parts washing systems. Available in three models, the system has modular features that allow optional upgrades as required. The nonheated EM7000 parts washer has a 440-lb.-capacity working tray and 26-gal. soaking...

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Brush system offered for deburring

September 17, 2014

Hans Weber offers the MRB brush system for deburring. Using two round brushes per head and multiple rotating heads, the brushes mesh together during the combing procedure to create even deburring results. The modular design allows for deburring of parts of any material thickness from 0.04 in....

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