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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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...

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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...

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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...

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Wind Turbines

Critical surface preparation

October 13, 2009

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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.

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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SMP installs polisher/grinder

August 11, 2009

Specialty Metals Processing Inc. (SMP), a toll processor of nonferrous metal in Stow, Ohio, has installed a custom-built, 72-in.-wide wet sheet/plate polisher and precision grinder.The machine...

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Katana Industries installs surface prep systems

August 11, 2009

Katana Industries Inc., Burlington, Ont., has installed a Wheelabrator 10-ft. plate machine and a Wheelabrator full-recovery airblast room at its wind generation manufacturing facility in Columbus,...

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DISA/Wheelabrator merge, announce new name

August 11, 2009

DISA and Wheelabrator have merged, and their parent organization has announced a new name: Norican Group. The company, located in Herlev, Denmark, will continue to build, develop, and promote the DISA...

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Descaling tool suitable for heavy-duty applications

July 14, 2009

Dynabrade's air-powered Dynascaler is a descaling and surface preparation tool suitable for heavy-duty applications. The tool powers Roto Peen bonded flap assemblies for removing rust, oxide, scale,...

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Ceramic flap disk provides cool, fast cutting action on hard-to-grind metals

July 14, 2009

Weiler's Saber Tooth™ ceramic flap disk provides cool, fast cutting action on hard-to-grind metals, such as stainless steel. The disk features aggressive, self-sharpening ceramic grain and has a...

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Large vibratory deburring machine introduced

July 14, 2009

Nova Finishing Systems Inc. has introduced the Supernova 2000 large vibratory deburring machine. The 2-cu.-ft., benchtop unit has a 24-in. square metal stand base and a reinforced stainless steel top...

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Shotblast system descales, cleans structural shapes before, after fabrication

July 14, 2009

Wheelabrator structural steel shotblast cleaning systems are designed for descaling and cleaning structural shapes before or after fabrication. The model 2436 uses Autoblast(R) wheels and has a...

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CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. hires account manager

July 14, 2009

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., Windsor, Ont., has hired Brad Dierickse as account manager. He has 20 years of practical business experience in the industrial automation sector, having held such positions...

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