Finishing

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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CGW acquires PASCO

May 8, 2013

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels, Niles, Ill., a manufacturer and supplier of abrasive systems for the industrial market, has acquired Pacific Abrasive Supply Co. (PASCO), Buena Park, Calif. PASCO is a manufacturer of abrasive belts, sheets, discs, rolls, pressure-sensitive adhesive products, and...

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Flap wheels provide aggressive cutting action - TheFabricator.com

Flap wheels provide aggressive cutting action

April 29, 2013

Weiler Corp. offers flap wheels for aggressive cutting action in a variety of industrial production environments. They are designed for cleaning, edge blending, deburring, blending, and finishing on machined parts, metal surfaces, dies, molds, tools, tubing, and channels. Tiger® flap wheels...

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Surface-conditioning products made for MRO requirements

April 23, 2013

Saint-Gobain Abrasives offers a portfolio of surface-conditioning products under the Norton Bear-Tex brand designed to meet maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) needs, including blending, deburring, and weld blending; surface prep before painting; and rust and paint removal. Made of nonwoven...

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Spinner hanger blaster features two 15-HP blast wheels - TheFabricator.com

Spinner hanger blaster features two 15-HP blast wheels

April 8, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the SH 4848 spinner hanger blaster, equipped with two VK Powermax 15-HP blast wheels at 3,525 RPM. The aggressive air intake allows for application of more than 2,400 CFM. The drum is made of rolled manganese and lined with manganese on the sides and...

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Wagner Industrial Solutions adds personnel

April 4, 2013

Wagner Industrial Solutions, Elgin, Ill., a provider of liquid and powder coating application technology, has announced the hiring of four new staff members. Joseph Glassco has joined the company as a regional sales manager. He has more than 27 years of experience in the coatings industry with...

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Catalog presents grinding, blending products - TheFabricator.com

Catalog presents grinding, blending products

April 2, 2013

A new catalog from Rex-Cut Abrasives features nonwoven cotton fiber abrasives including mounted points, Type 1 and Type 27 grinding wheels, quick-change discs, and hand-held finishing sticks. Suitable for grinding, blending, deburring, and finishing applications, other products include unitized...

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Aluminum-backed flap discs handle aggressive grinding

April 1, 2013

Weiler's Tiger® aluminum-backed abrasive flap discs are designed for aggressive grinding jobs. The aluminum backs — the only recyclable backing material in the industry — will not throw fiberglass dust, considered a contaminant in some industries. The discs are available in 4-, 4.5-, and...

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Electrostatic gun handles most solvent-, water-based paints, coatings - TheFabricator.com

Electrostatic gun handles most solvent-, water-based paints, coatings

March 28, 2013

The new GM 5000 electrostatic gun from Wagner Industrial Solutions features a lightweight design, fingertip controls, and a low-force trigger. The ultraflexible electrode allows for high transfer efficiency, the company states. The user can set spray recipes and voltage flow with on-the-gun...

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Carbide application unit deposits up to 0.007 in. - TheFabricator.com

Carbide application unit deposits up to 0.007 in.

March 18, 2013

Rocklin Mfg. Co. has introduced the new Rocklinizer model 850 carbide application unit, which features a rotary applicator for fast application. Other features include touch-panel controls and digital readout for deposit thickness and applicator speed. The 35-lb. unit deposits and impregnates...

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Data sheet matches powder coatings, AAMA performance specs

March 18, 2013

PPG Industries' industrial coatings business has published a data sheet that details formulations and suggested applications for four powder coatings and categorizes them according to American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) performance standards. ENVIROCRON® Durable powder...

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Cross pads, square pads tackle deburring, grinding applications - TheFabricator.com

Cross pads, square pads tackle deburring, grinding applications

March 18, 2013

Klingspor Abrasives has introduced a new line of cross pads and square pads. The resin-bonded, aluminum-oxide pads are constructed in multilayered strips, secured in the center with a threaded metal grommet. Cross pad applications include deburring, polishing, and blending radii of aircraft...

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Wall Colmonoy names staff appointments

March 14, 2013

Wall Colmonoy, Madison Heights, Mich., has named Michael Edwards as CFO and Mike Safford as controller. After obtaining his accounting degree from Wayne State University, Edwards worked in public accounting with Deloitte. He later moved into the manufacturing industry, holding senior finance and...

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Aqueous cleaning system meets aerospace cleanliness standards - TheFabricator.com

Aqueous cleaning system meets aerospace cleanliness standards

March 13, 2013

MecWash Systems has introduced the Midi, an automatic, customizable, self-contained aqueous cleaning system that meets aerospace cleanliness and inspection standards. Suitable for cleaning applications within a centralized layout, the system measures 65 by 110 by 89 in. For very long components,...

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Cotton fiber quick-change discs remove small welds - TheFabricator.com

Cotton fiber quick-change discs remove small welds

March 12, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives offers cotton fiber quick-change discs for removing small welds and machine tool marks, edge breaking, and related finishing tasks. The discs are rigid enough to reach into small corners, yet flexible for use on flat and contoured surfaces. Constantly revealing fresh abrasives...

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Three finishing lines fit different environments - Finishing Tech Cell - TheFabricator.com

Three finishing lines fit different environments

March 11, 2013

Osborn offers three lines of finishing brushes for varying applications. The Standard line is designed for general-purpose performance for light-duty projects, including light rust removal and small welding applications. The Professional brushes work on heavier corrosion and larger welds with...

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