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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Wax emulsion enhances surface appearance, durability

April 15, 2008

The Durawax rust preventive product from Heatbath Corp. is a multipurpose synthetic wax emulsion that provides coverage over bare steel and conversion coatings, including black oxide and...

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Angle grinder can be used in many different positions

April 15, 2008

Metabo Corp. has introduced the W6-115, a 4-1/2-in. angle grinder.The 4.5-lb. grinder has a 2-3/16-in.-dia. grip and can be used in many different positions, the company reports. It has a 650-W, 6-amp...

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Nonwoven hand pads facilitate surface preparation

March 11, 2008

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels offers a premium and standard line of 6-in. by 9-in., nonwoven hand pads for surface preparation. The premium line contains five types of hand pads for a range of surface...

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Pipe sander polishes handrails, pipe, tubing

March 11, 2008

The LRP 1503 AIR Boa pipe sander from CS Unitec polishes handrails, pipe, and tubing. It has a 1-HP motor, with 20-CFM air consumption at 90 PSI and is lightweight. Operators can wrap the sanding arm...

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Powder spray gun designed for high production rates

March 11, 2008

Xiom Corp. says its powder spray gun is designed for high production rates.With a patent-pending triple venturi, the Xiom 5000 Scorpion sprays up to five times the rate of the company's previous...

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Surface finishing machine finishes steel, stainless steel, and nonferrous metals

February 12, 2008

CS Unitec's PTX Eco Smart surface finishing machine has balanced straight-line handling, high torque, and electronic speed control. It produces matte, satin, mirror, and other finishes on steel,...

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Abrasive belt machine reaches typically inaccessible areas

January 15, 2008

The Dynafile abrasive belt machine grinds, deburrs, blends, and finishes typically inaccessible areas on metal and other materials. Applications include light corner weld removal and weld blending....

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Modular sanding machine can be fitted with add-ons quickly

January 15, 2008

Fein Power Tools offers Grit GI belt sanding machines for the metalworking industry. According to the manufacturer, the modular machines can be fitted with add-on modules in minutes.The machines are...

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Coating line enables use of lower-cost materials

January 15, 2008

American Trim has installed a coating line from Henkel Corp. at its facility.According to American Trim, the Alodine®EC2™ coating nearly eliminates corrosion; improves wear resistance;...

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Compact paint robot works with 1k, 2k, waterborne paints

December 11, 2007

ABB's IRB 52 paint robot is compact and can be mounted on the floor, inverted, tilted, or on the wall.The robot is suitable for various paint applications, including 1k, 2k, and waterborne paints. The...

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Abrasive power tool suitable for heavy grinding applications

November 6, 2007

Dynabrade's line of Dynabelter air-powered, abrasive belt tools are suitable for weld grinding, blending, and finishing on metal, stainless steel, and other materials.Using abrasive belts 1/2 in. to 2...

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Air cleaning, cooling system produces 360-degree air stream

November 6, 2007

Exair's stainless steel Super Air Wipe™ system produces a 360-degree air stream that can blow off, dry, clean, and cool material passing through the center. The split design can be clamped...

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Flap disks feature natural hemp with polypropylene binder backing plate

November 6, 2007

CS Unitec's new line of abrasive flap disks, which use the PLANTEX® high-tech compound, are the first in the world with a backing plate made of natural hemp with a polypropylene binder, the...

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Grinding disks constantly expose fresh abrasives

October 9, 2007

Flexible, cotton fiber-impregnated abrasive grinding disks from Rex-Cut® Products Inc. have multiple layers of cotton fiber, with the layers fully impregnated with aluminum oxide abrasives and...

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Die grinders designed for extended reach

August 7, 2007

Extension die grinders from Dynabrade Inc. are designed to work in long pipes, castings, and other locations requiring extended reach.Available as 3,400- and 18,000-RPM models, the 1-HP straight-line...

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