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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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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Abrasive discs employ heavy-duty surface conditioning material - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive discs employ heavy-duty surface conditioning material

March 11, 2013

The new series 6924 heavy-duty surface conditioning material (HD SCM) from sia Abrasives Inc. USA is available in both coarse and medium grades for all standard-sized discs from 2 to 9 in., custom disc sizes and configurations, and belts. Internal testing shows the discs produce 30 to 50...

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Weiler names VP of strategic marketing - TheFabricator.com

Weiler names VP of strategic marketing

March 6, 2013

Weiler Corp., Cresco, Pa., a manufacturer of brushes, abrasives, and maintenance products, has hired Bill Dwyre as vice president, strategic marketing. He served most recently as vice president, tool products for Ingersoll Rand. In his new position, he serves as a key member of the executive...

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Weiler Corp. acquires Rei Abrasivos

February 25, 2013

Weiler Corp., Cresco, Pa., has acquired Rei Abrasivos, a manufacturer of vitrified and bonded abrasive products for the metalworking and foundry industries, located in Brazil. "The addition of the Rei brand and products supports our strategy in Brazil and will increase our ability to meet the...

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Penetrant eliminates rust immediately - TheFabricator.com

Penetrant eliminates rust immediately

February 19, 2013

Cortec® presents VpCI® Super Penetrant, a deep-penetrating formulation that loosens frozen parts and provides universal corrosion protection. Its deep-penetrating capabilities allow the user to go through as much as 0.5 in. of rust in 30 min., the manufacturer states. As the product...

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Weld cleaning brush made for use on 4.5-in. grinders - TheFabricator.com

Weld cleaning brush made for use on 4.5-in. grinders

February 19, 2013

Weiler Corp.'s 4.5-in. Roughneck® weld cleaning brush is designed for use on 4.5-in. grinders. It features a high knot count and short trim length, which the company says results in a 35 percent improvement in cleaning action, up to 20 percent less wire loss, and 50 percent longer brush life...

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Wall Colmonoy marks 75th anniversary

February 18, 2013

Wall Colmonoy, Madison Heights, Mich., celebrates its 75th year in business in 2013. Founded in Detroit in 1938 by Albert F. Wall, the materials engineering company today has offices and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., U.K., and France, employing close to 400 people. The fourth-generation...

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Metabo promotes employees to new positions

February 18, 2013

Metabo Corp., West Chester, Pa., a manufacturer of portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction, and welding applications, has promoted four individuals from within the company to newly created and existing positions. Promoted to vice president of finance and...

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Pass-through blaster uses fuseless starters - TheFabricator.com

Pass-through blaster uses fuseless starters

February 18, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the CB 3630 pass-through blaster. The redesigned unit has a blast width of 36 by 30 in. The blaster incorporates fuseless starters with phase loss and imbalance protection. Zero speed sensors are standard on the driven end of abrasive conveyance...

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