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.

Filter Content

Radial-shape flap disk recommended for angle grinders with at least 1,200 W output

January 12, 2010

The POLIFAN® Curve SG-Plus flap disk from PFERD INC. precision-grinds fillet welds on steel and stainless steel workpieces. The radial shape allows for aggressive grinding with the bottom and edge...

Continue Reading

ITSA, TSS team up to promote thermal spray to industry

January 12, 2010

The International Thermal Spray Association (ITSA), Fairport Harbor, Ohio, and the ASM Thermal Spray Society (TSS), Mateirals Park, Ohio, have announced a cooperative effort to aggressively promote...

Continue Reading

Abrasive grinding wheels remove heavy welds with minimal vibration

December 15, 2009

A line of abrasive grinding wheels for removing heavy welds from stainless, mild, and carbon steel with minimal vibration is available from Rex-Cut Products Inc.Rex-Cut® Sigma-Green grinding...

Continue Reading

Dörken names global fastener technical specialist

December 15, 2009

Dörken Corp. USA, the Grass Lake, Mich.-based North American unit of Dörken MKS-Systeme GmbH, Herdecke, Germany, has appointed Ron Strong to the position of global fastener technical specialist. He...

Continue Reading

general sheet metal works oxide removal machine

Finishing off oxide layer problems

December 3, 2009

By:

General Sheet Metal Works, South Bend, Ind.,had a 0.25-in. part that forced them tochoose between stamping and laser cutting tofabricate the part. Luckily, the companydiscovered an oxidation removal machine thathelped to make laser cutting with oxygen thelogical choice for the job.

Continue Reading

Cylindrical grinding machines improved

November 10, 2009

Knuth Machine Tools USA has made improvements to the RSM series CNC cylindrical grinding machines. The multifunctional ID/OD grinding machines combine GPlus 450 CNC technology with rigid construction...

Continue Reading

Elgin Fastener Group names VP of manufacturing

November 10, 2009

Elgin Fastener Group (EFG), Versailles, Ind., has promoted Phil King to the position of vice president of manufacturing. In this position, he works in tandem with team members at EFG companies...

Continue Reading

Trimac appoints brand manager

November 10, 2009

Trimac Industrial Systems LLC, Kansas City, Kan., has appointed Scott Fouts to the position of Kemac® brand manager. He has 15 years of sales and marketing experience in the parts washer equipment...

Continue Reading

GREENKOTE authorizes license agreement with Eco-Tech Coatings

November 10, 2009

Eco-Tech Coatings LLC has purchased a license from GREENKOTE® Plc, Cleveland, to apply the GREENKOTE thermodiffusion coating process to its products.The company is using the eco-friendly GREENKOTE...

Continue Reading

Stem-mounted brushes perform many cleaning, finishing processes

October 13, 2009

Weiler Corp. offers a line of stem-mounted brushes for cleaning and finishing recessed areas or IDs; cleaning and polishing dies, molds, and tools; deburring; cleaning welds; spot facing; and cleaning...

Continue Reading

GREENKOTE expands production in Germany

October 13, 2009

GREENKOTE® Plc, a global coating technology company with headquarters in Cleveland, has expanded production at its location in Sauerlach, Germany. The new plant production area operates multiple...

Continue Reading

Wind Turbines

Critical surface preparation

October 13, 2009

By:

An estimated 68 percent of all coating failures are attributed to poor surface preparation that could have been prevented. By using cleaning technology that can achieve near-white conditions, you can ensure that paint, adhesives, and other coatings achieve maximum quality with less waste.

Continue Reading

Flap discs reduce aluminum grinding temperature

September 9, 2009

CS Unitec's TIGER SHARK-PLANTEX® elastic discs are specially designed for the grinding aluminum. Flexible for grinding curved surfaces and shapes, the discs provide reduced grinding temperature,...

Continue Reading

Deburring, beveling machine developed for large, awkward, heavy parts

August 11, 2009

CS Unitec's ROLEI(R) EF 115 hand-held deburring and beveling machine is designed for use on large, awkward, and heavy parts, such as machine tables, frame constructions, and large sheets of...

Continue Reading

2-in.-wide deburring brushes reduce need to gang brushes together

August 11, 2009

Abtex Corp. has added 2-in.-wide, composite-hub, radial-wheel, fiber-abrasive deburring brushes to its line of standard brushes.The brushes are designed for users who would otherwise have to gang...

Continue Reading