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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Centerless grinding wheels help improve stock removal

June 15, 2016

Saint-Gobain Abrasives has launched Norton Century45™ centerless grinding wheels, which feature a chemistry that helps improve grain retention, increasing porosity for a given hardness. This allows wheels to have a hard grade with the performance of a softer grade. The wheels are available...

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Drake Mfg. Services appoints TECNO.team as Europe sales/service rep

June 14, 2016

Drake Mfg. Services Co. LLC, Warren, Ohio, has established a sales agreement with TECNO.team GmbH. The Stuttgart, Germany-based company will provide sales, marketing, and service support for Drake grinding equipment in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, and Eastern...

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TCI Powder Coatings announces staff additions

June 2, 2016

TCI Powder Coatings, Ellaville, Ga., a subsidiary of RPM Intl., has announced the addition of two new staff members. Jim Alexander has been hired as senior field technical service representative for the Southwest region. He has 42 years of experience in the coating industry, spending the last 21...

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Corded grinder line introduced

June 2, 2016

Walter Surface Technologies has introduced a line of corded grinders for cutting, grinding, sanding, and cleaning applications. They feature an ergonomic, antivibration side handle; a tool-free guard; and a safety clutch that neutralizes momentum and eliminates backlash. The Mini-Grinder™ and...

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Linear finishing set suitable for rough stock removal, cosmetic finishing

June 1, 2016

Pferd Inc. has introduced a new linear finishing set for applications including rough stock removal, surface conditioning, and cosmetic finishing on all metals. The set includes a 5-in.-dia. POLINOX® nonwoven PNZ finishing drum, featuring interleaved layers of nonwoven material and abrasive...

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Staying safe during deburring and grinding

June 1, 2016

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Certain potentially dangerous situations can be avoided on the shop floor with automated deburring and grinding technology.

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Rohner launches new website

May 31, 2016

Rohner, a manufacturer of spray booths and finishing equipment based in Vancouver, Wash., has launched a new website at www.rohnerspraybooths.com. The mobile-friendly website introduces a new brand identity and offers information on liquid spray booths, powder booths, large equipment booths, batch...

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Zinc-rich electrocoat designed for high-corrosion applications

May 31, 2016

PPG has introduced the DRAGONHIDE™ ZRE finish system, a duplex coating system engineered with SPECTRACRON® zinc-rich primer between the base metal substrate and electrocoat finish that helps improve the corrosion resistance of underbody parts and subframe finishes on automobiles. When the...

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TCI Powder Coatings hires segment manager for automotive market

May 27, 2016

TCI Powder Coatings, Ellaville, Ga., a subsidiary of RPM Intl. Inc., has named Dave Severson as automotive market segment manager. Severson has more than 15 years of technical and commercial experience in the coatings industry. He most recently was involved in regional sales and market management...

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PPG’s ENVIROCRON powder coatings earn ANSI/NSF 61 standard certification

May 26, 2016

Pittsburgh-based PPG has announced that its ENVIROCRON® epoxy-based powder coatings now are certified to the ANSI/NSF 61 standard for drinking-water components. The powder coatings are available as one- and two-coat systems with cure times from 10 to 20 min., depending on the coating and type...

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Lissmac Image Film

Presented by LISSMAC Corporation

Length: 4:49

LISSMAC’s Metal Processing Division offers a full line of machines for deburring, grinding, edge rounding, oxide removal, and deslagging. Our SBM machines use a unique operating method which allows for edge processing of both sides of sheet metal parts in just one single pass, eliminating the need for the parts to be turned over and processed a second time. For superior surface finishing and single-sided edge rounding, our Steelmaster machines feature one to five tooling aggregates, in a wet or dry process.

TCI Powder Coatings hires business development manager

May 24, 2016

Ellaville, Ga.-based TCI Powder Coatings, a subsidiary of RPM Intl. Inc., has named Rich Chappel as business development manager for the Southwest region (Texas, Louisiana, Colorado, New Mexico, and Oklahoma). He has more than 25 years of experience in powder coatings and the industrial market...

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Lissmac SBM-L G1S2 Deburring and Edge Rounding Machine

Presented by LISSMAC Corporation

Length: 4:48

The SBM-L G1S2 is LISSMAC’s most popular machine for deburring and edge rounding. True to LISSMAC’s proven technology of processing both sides of metal plates in one single pass, the SBM-L grinds off laser burrs, cleans up spatter and spots, and produces uniformly smooth, rounded edges.

Acme Mfg. Co. receives presidential E Star Award for continued export success

May 18, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has presented Acme Mfg. Co., Auburn Hills, Mich., with the President’s E Star Award for exports. The award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. In a...

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MetoKote receives Supplier Performance Award from Cardington Yutaka Technologies

May 6, 2016

MetoKote Corp.'s Lima, Ohio, facility has received the Supplier Performance Award from Cardington Yutaka Technologies Inc., Cardington, Ohio. MetoKote has been providing high-temperature liquid paint services to Cardington Yutaka Technologies for its exhaust components for more than 15 years....

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