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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Self-sharpening ceramics reach tight workspaces - TheFabricator.com

Self-sharpening ceramics reach tight workspaces

August 27, 2012

Siabite 2511 file belts from sia Abrasives Inc. USA contain self-sharpening ceramic grits for heavy-duty metal work. They use the same technology found in the company's existing siabite fiber discs but allow the user to concentrate the full sanding force into tighter workspaces, The ceramic...

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Vacuum heat-treating services include small, large parts - TheFabricator.com

Vacuum heat-treating services include small, large parts

August 23, 2012

Solar Atmospheres of California provides vacuum heat-treating, brazing, and carburizing services to more than 18 metalworking industries, including aerospace, medical, and power generation. Small or large parts are processed in vacuum furnaces from lab furnace size to 24 ft. long. The company...

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Abrasive wheels remove braze to leave paintable finish - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive wheels remove braze to leave paintable finish

August 21, 2012

Rex-Cut® offers Type 1 abrasive wheels for mechanically removing braze, flux, and residual oxides from large assemblies while leaving a paintable finish. They feature multiple layers of nonwoven cotton fiber with aluminum oxide or silicon carbide abrasives that are laminated, pressed, and...

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Roller conveyance shotblaster features zero-speed sensors - TheFabricator.com

Roller conveyance shotblaster features zero-speed sensors

August 14, 2012

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has announced the release of the RT 6012 pass-through industrial blaster. Measuring 60 in. wide by 12 in. tall, the redesigned unit incorporates starters with phase loss and imbalance protection. The newest blasters come with zero-speed sensors as standard on the...

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Lissmac acquires Steelmaster line

August 9, 2012

Lissmac Maschinenbau GmbH, Bad Wurzach, Germany, has announced the acquisition of the metal finishing segment of Homag Group in Beckum, Germany, which includes the Steelmaster line of metal finishing and deburring machines. The machines add a wet grinding process to the company's current offering...

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Machine finishes square, rectangular tube in a single pass - TheFabricator.com

Machine finishes square, rectangular tube in a single pass

August 6, 2012

AM Machinery Sales Inc. offers the FGWH150.8Z flat finishing machine, manufactured by NS-Maquinas Industriais. Developed for continuous and intensive finishing of square tubes and bars in one pass, it has four sets of double abrasive belts. This eight-station belt grinding machine finishes each...

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Grinding wheels provide high free-cutting capability - TheFabricator.com

Grinding wheels provide high free-cutting capability

July 26, 2012

Saint-Gobain Abrasives has introduced Norton QUANTUM™ X creepfeed wheels. They incorporate a patented pore-induced construction; Norton Quantum ceramic abrasive; and a strong, patented bond. The wheels are suitable for low-, medium-, and high-force applications on heat-sensitive,...

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Aggressive grinding wheels maintain smooth feel - TheFabricator.com

Aggressive grinding wheels maintain smooth feel

July 24, 2012

Rex-Cut Abrasives offers the Sigma Green premium grinding wheels for aggressive grinding applications on stainless steel, mild steel, hard face, titanium, INCONEL® alloy, and aluminum. Available in 36, 46, and 60 grits in 4-, 4.5-, 5-, and 7-in.-dia. sizes with 36 grit 0.1875 in. thick and...

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Abrasive wheel delivers both cutting, grinding - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive wheel delivers both cutting, grinding

July 19, 2012

Metabo Corp. offers the Combinator combined cutting and grinding wheel. It eliminates the need to change abrasive wheels during cutting and grinding applications. The wheel is suitable for cutting, deburring, and light grinding. With three layers of fiberglass measuring 0.078 in. thick, it cuts...

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Slab milling machine introduces no heat, produces no residue - TheFabricator.com

Slab milling machine introduces no heat, produces no residue

July 18, 2012

MFL, Division Sawing and Milling Technology, offers a machine that uses milling rather than conventional machining techniques such as grinding or flame descaling to machine steel slabs. The condition of the slab remains 1-to-1 unchanged. The process introduces no heat into the slab and produces...

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Flap disc combines nonwoven, coated abrasives - TheFabricator.com

Flap disc combines nonwoven, coated abrasives

July 18, 2012

Klingspor's SMT850 Plus flap disc combines nonwoven and coated abrasives for fast stock removal with a high-quality surface finish. The 4.5-in. disc is available in three different finishing grades: coarse, medium, and very...

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Flap disc achieves ultracool grinding on stainless

July 17, 2012

Pferd Inc. has added the POLIFANĀ® Strong-Freeze to its SGP line of flap discs. Featuring an extended flap length design, the new disc also features a ceramic grit that helps maintain ultracool grinding with maximum stock removal on stainless steel and other materials with poor thermal properties....

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Plate beveler designed for edge beveling, finish chamfering - TheFabricator.com

Plate beveler designed for edge beveling, finish chamfering

July 11, 2012

Heck offers the new model 4000 Bevel-Mill plate beveler, designed for edge beveling in weld preparation and finish chamfering. The 22-lb. machine uses a 2.5-HP motor to bevel 6 to 8 FPM. Features include variable angle of 15 to 45 degrees, adjustable depth of cut, trigger operation, and...

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Lissmac purchases Steelmaster brand

July 10, 2012

Lissmac Corp., Waterford, N.Y., has purchased the Steelmaster brand from Butfering. Lissmac now is the owner, manufacturer, and distributor of Steelmaster wide-belt metal deburring and finishing machines and the point of contact for service- and parts-related issues for new and existing machines....

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Watry increases powder coating capacity

June 26, 2012

Watry Industries LLC, a permanent mold aluminum foundry in Sheboygan, Wis., has increased line capacity, allowing it to take on additional powder coating business. The company offers its powder coating capabilities on a contract basis to other foundries, metal stampers, and metal fabricators for...

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