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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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Spray Finishing Technology Workshop scheduled for May in Ohio

January 14, 2014

Finishing Brands Holdings Inc., manufacturer and parent company of DeVilbiss®, Ransburg®, BGK®, and Binks®, has teamed up with Owens Community College to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop. The three-day training program, scheduled for May 14-16, 2014, in Toledo, Ohio, will...

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Inorganic, zinc-rich coating dries quickly

January 14, 2014

Sherwin-Williams has introduced Zinc Clad II Plus FG, a field-grade, inorganic, zinc-rich coating for steel fabrication shops. Featuring a VOC level of less than 340 g/L, the coating meets a Class B slip rating. The coating is fast-drying, with 76 percent of zinc dust in the dry film. It...

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Paulo Products names quality assurance manager

January 9, 2014

Paulo Products Co. has promoted Tim Mohr to quality assurance manager for its St. Louis facility. Mohr has served as corporate quality manager for the past two years, providing quality management system and audit support to the five Paulo plants. He also has worked as project engineer, designing...

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Multipurpose belt grinder made for small or short-run die casting facilities

January 8, 2014

The Kalamazoo Industries model S272V multipurpose belt grinder is designed for grinding, shaping, contouring, flat work, angles, snagging, and roughing in small or short-run die casting facilities. This makes it suitable for small, intricate parts. The grinder features a 2- by 72-in. belt, 1.5-...

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Airless shot blaster features 600-lb. capacity

January 8, 2014

Peterson Wash and Blast Systems has released the newest version of the model AB2876 airless shot blaster. The redesigned unit cleans parts up to 76 in. long, 28 in. tall, and 600 lbs. It is equipped with four 5-HP blast wheels, 18 spring-loaded rods, and a clamshell-style door. The cabinet is...

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Birchwood Technologies launches redesigned website

January 7, 2014

Birchwood Technologies, a manufacturer of metal finishing systems and processes in Eden Prairie, Minn., has announced the launch of its newly redesigned and expanded website at www.birchwoodtechnologies.com. The new website automatically scrolls through the company's seven major product lines,...

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3 short stories about deburring - TheFabricator.com

3 short stories about deburring

January 2, 2014

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Deburring is a time-consuming but necessary fabricating operation. Metal fabricators that can minimize the time spent on finishing have a competitive advantage because they are getting parts out quicker to customers.

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Cold metal blackening offers corrosion resistance without high-temperature hazards - TheFabricator.com

Cold metal blackening offers corrosion resistance without high-temperature hazards

December 11, 2013

Presto Black® cold blackening from Birchwood Technologies produces a uniform depth of blackness and corrosion resistance that is a suitable finish for oil and gas drilling components. The room-temperature process provides high corrosion resistance tested for up to 1,200 hrs. of humidity...

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CS Unitec: PIPE-MAX Belt Grinder

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The PIPE-MAX is a combination grinder and pipe belt sander. The front hard rubber contact roller drives the abrasive belt to grind flat surfaces.

Oshkosh Corp. launches Oshkosh Finishing Services

December 2, 2013

Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wis., has launched a line of services that provide manufacturing, corrosion protection, and top coating to heavy-duty industrial, specialty vehicle, and commercial products companies throughout the Midwest. The new business group, called Oshkosh Finishing Services, is...

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Guyson Corp. acquires Automated Blasting Systems

December 2, 2013

The Guyson Corp., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., has announced the acquisition of all assets of Automated Blasting Systems Inc., a supplier of wet blast machines in South Windsor, Conn. To help provide uninterrupted service to the customers of ABS, Guyson has employed Richard Gillott, ABS's former vice...

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Osborn launches new website

November 20, 2013

Osborn, a provider of surface treatment systems and finishing tools, has launched a new website that brings together the different websites from its various locations around the world into one global website that is country-specific and multilingual. The database-driven site uses several systems,...

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Mounted points leave smooth finish on stainless sheet edges - TheFabricator.com

Mounted points leave smooth finish on stainless sheet edges

November 20, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives has introduced two types of mounted points designed for edge-breaking stainless steel sheet metal to permit safer handling and fabrication by workers. The nonwoven A54GFX cotton fiber version leaves a smooth finish, while the W222 medium rubber version produces a finer finish....

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Improvements made to abrasive caps, cones - TheFabricator.com

Improvements made to abrasive caps, cones

November 19, 2013

Pferd has improved the grain adhesion on its POLICAP® seamless abrasive caps and cones, allowing an increase in material removal on steel and stainless steel of 30 to 50 percent. The caps are mounted on reusable holders. With their seamless design, the caps and cones grind with the entire...

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Spray finishing training scheduled for March 2014

November 18, 2013

Finishing Brands: Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK, and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a spray finishing technology workshop. This three-day, intensive training program is scheduled for March 5-7, 2014, in Toledo, Ohio. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily and include...

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