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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IFH Group acquires Williams Powder Coating

March 5, 2010

The IFH Group Inc., Rock Falls, Ill., has acquired Williams Powder Coating of Prophetstown, Ill., and created a new division: Powder Coaters LLC. With the new division, "we can fabricate, sandblast,...

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Trimac to build finishing line for Rock Island Arsenal

March 5, 2010

Trimac Industrial Systems LLC, Bonner Springs, Kan., has been awarded a military contract from the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing & Technology Center in Rock Island, Iowa, the only vertically...

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Die grinders added to industrial product offerings

March 1, 2010

T.C. Service Co. has introduced a new line of economical die grinders to compliment its industrial products. According to the company, the American-made grinders provide quality performance and...

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Mounted points aid in blending corner welds inside stainless steel tanks, fabrications

February 9, 2010

A line of mounted points for blending corner welds inside stainless steel tanks and fabrications is available from Rex-Cut Products Inc. The mounted points feature a laminated construction of nonwoven...

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Airless, swing-table shotblast system introduced

February 9, 2010

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has announced the release of the 36 ST airless, swing-table shotblast system. The worktable is attached to the blast door, so that when the door is opened, the table swings...

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Belt, disk finishing machine's belt section can be positioned vertically or horizontally

February 9, 2010

Dayton's combination belt and disk finishing machines are suitable for grinding, sanding, polishing, deburring, and finishing on metal and other materials. The machines have a capacitor motor that...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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general sheet metal works oxide removal machine

Finishing off oxide layer problems

December 3, 2009

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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