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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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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Lincoln Industries names vice president

July 14, 2009

Lincoln Industries, a metal fabricator and finisher in Lincoln, Neb., has selected Bill Ellerbee to serve as vice president of operations.Ellerbee joined the company last year as director of materials...

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Michigan Seamless Tube adds UV coating line

July 14, 2009

Michigan Seamless Tube, a producer of carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube, has added a new UV coating line to its South Lyon, Mich., facility, offering 100 percent solid UV coatings for...

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Rotary mesh table cleans small parts offline

June 9, 2009

A Wheelabrator® rotary mesh table system is suitable for cleaning small parts offline using one operator. The machine can process flame-cut shapes, fabrications, automotive parts, aluminum die...

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LISSMAC opens U.S. headquarters

June 2, 2009

LISSMAC GmbH of Bad Wurzach, Germany, a manufacturer and distributor of construction machinery; special purpose equipment, including SBM sheet metal processing machines; and handling equipment, has...

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Haven, SOCO form strategic alliance

May 21, 2009

Haven Mfg. Corp., Brunswick, Ga., a manufacturer of tube processing machines, has formed a strategic alliance with SOCO Machinery Co., Ltd. of Taiwan to sell and service respective lines of tube...

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Preblast roll conveyor provides flexible surface preparation method

May 12, 2009

The Wheelabrator® model 1824 structural preblast roll conveyor machine provides a flexible surface preparation method for a variety of structural shapes prior to fabrication. Preblasting helps...

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Portable hemming unit forms 180-degree hems

May 12, 2009

Roll-Kraft has released a portable hemming unit. The machine forms 180-degree hems on the edges of a flat strip of metal. Hems are found primarily on lighter-gauge material to strengthen the profile...

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