Finishing Products

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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Waterborne anticorrosion coating is nontoxic

May 5, 2014

Cortec® Corp. offers CorShield™ VpCI®-386 HP water-based acrylic coating. Its Nano-VpCI® formulation contains a mixture of nontoxic organic inhibitors and pigments that offer extended coating protection. A combination of additives provides a nanoparticle composite polymer barrier...

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Locking discs feature reformulated material on select grains

May 2, 2014

Offered by sia Abrasives Inc. USA, re-engineered siafix™ locking discs feature reformulated material on select grains. Stocked in 1.5-, 2-, and 3-in. sizes, the discs are available in type 2 and type 3 attachment configurations. The locking discs are available in ceramic, aluminum oxide,...

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System deburrs high-volume fineblanked parts

April 30, 2014

Abtex Corp. has designed and built the largest Tri-Ten deburring system in its history, intended for deburring high-volume fineblanked parts. It operates three shifts/day, seven days/week, with an annual throughput of more than 15 million parts. The machine can be bulk-fed by operator or robot,...

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Aluminum-oxide depressed-center wheels offer fast cut rate

April 22, 2014

Norton Abrasives has introduced Gemini XXL wheels, which it claims are the fastest-grinding, 100 percent aluminum-oxide depressed-center wheels on the market. They are suitable for hard-grade carbon steel applications, weld repairs, flashing, and jobs that require a quick turnaround. The...

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Short-run black oxide line imparts coating at low temperature

April 17, 2014

Birchwood Technologies’ Tru Temp black oxide process operates at 200 to 205 degrees F, eliminating boiling chemicals. The finishing line is suitable for use in job shops where short-run black oxide finishing is needed on a rush basis. The process uses a chemical reaction that is based only on...

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Surface polishing products result in uniform finishes

March 31, 2014

Walter Surface Technologies has added three new products to its Quick-Step line of surface finishing and polishing products. Featuring Velcro® support, with a central pin to ensure proper placement and safety, the new items are designed for finishing ultraclean stainless steel surfaces....

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Industrial coating offered in powder primer, high-build topcoat

March 27, 2014

Intech Services, the sole distributor of DuPont™ Teflon® industrial coatings, offers Tefzel®, previously referred to as ETFE (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) Teflon®. DuPont has expanded the product line with a powder primer (532-6405) and a new high-build clear topcoat (532-6410)....

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Deburring system designed for high-volume fineblanked parts

March 25, 2014

Abtex Corp. has built what it says is the largest Tri-Ten deburring system. Designed for deburring high-volume fineblanked parts, the system operates three shifts/day, seven days/week, with an annual throughput of more than 15 million parts. The machine can be bulk-fed by an operator or robot,...

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Grinding wheel designed for demanding jobs

March 17, 2014

Walter Surface Technologies has introduced the Xcavator grinding wheel for tough jobs in metal fabrication, steel mills, mining, oil and gas, and shipbuilding. The heavy-duty wheel delivers the highest removal rate in the company’s line of grinding wheels. The wheel, which features an...

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Finishing process protects oil and gas drilling components from corrosion

March 13, 2014

Birchwood Technologies offers the TRU TEMP® low-temp black oxide process as an in-house metal finishing process to provide corrosion protection, break-in lubricity, and galling resistance to oil and gas drilling components. The process, which operates at 200 degrees, forms a protective...

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Heavy-duty brush removes slag from Sch. 100, Sch. 120 steel pipe

March 6, 2014

Osborn has introduced the new high-strength, aggressive-wire Tornado brush. Suitable for heavy-duty applications, the brush removes slag, silicates, and oxidation from Sch. 100 and Sch. 120 steel pipe. According to the company, the brush is the only 7-in., knot, stringer bead brush available....

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Synthetic rust preventive is biodegradable

March 4, 2014

Tower Oil & Technology Co. has developed a new rust preventive product, Rustbeat 66-SRP, using its Green Fluid Technology. The synthetic, biodegradable product contains 0.0 g/l of VOCs by ASTM E1868-10 test method. The rust preventive protects against rust in humid environments for extended...

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Surface finishing guide published

March 4, 2014

The National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) has released Advanced Surface Technology, its finishing guide for the surface coatings industry. The two-volume hardcover set, available for a fee, serves as a practical guide for those in the coatings value chain, as well as a core text for...

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Back stand grinder delivers fast metal removal

February 26, 2014

The Kalamazoo Industries model BG14 back stand grinder is designed for foundries that need to grind such products as gates and risers rapidly. The heavy-duty machine features a 14- by 3-in. contact wheel, a 3- by 132-in. belt with a speed of 6,300 SFPM, a 10-HP motor, back stand tracking, and a...

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Coating system protects metals from harsh climatic conditions

February 19, 2014

Centria offers the Versacor® Elite coating system for protecting metal from abrasion, moisture, and intense sunlight. It forms a 2-mil-thick barrier coat over a metal substrate, along with premium PVDF topcoats. The Elite PF includes an array of solid-color coatings, while the Elite MX...

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