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Wall Colmonoy hires manufacturing manager -

Wall Colmonoy hires manufacturing manager

July 10, 2013

Wall Colmonoy, a manufacturer of surfacing and brazing products, castings, coatings, and engineered components in Madison Heights, Mich., has hired Carlos Marin as manufacturing manager for the Alloy Products Group in Los Lunas, N.M. He is responsible for the planning, coordination, and control...

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Abtex names market development manager

June 25, 2013

Abtex Corp., Dresden, N.Y., a manufacturer of application-specific abrasive filament brushes and automated systems for deburring and finishing metal parts, has hired Jason Saner as market development manager. In this newly created position, he is responsible for developing business for the...

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Abtex updates website

June 20, 2013

Abtex Corp., Dresden, N.Y., has redesigned its website at, highlighting its engineered deburring technology. The home page highlights the company's engineering capabilities, including the Tri-Ten planetary-head automated deburring system, and offers application-specific product links...

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Engis Corp. marks anniversaries worldwide

June 18, 2013

Engis® Corp., Wheeling, Ill., a manufacturer of superabrasive finishing systems consisting of machines, tooling, and consumable products, marks anniversaries at three of its worldwide locations in 2013. Founded in 1938, the Wheeling location marks 75 years in business this year. Engis Japan,...

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Sterling Fabrication Technology opens Dallas showroom

June 17, 2013

Sterling Fabrication Technology has opened a 5,000-sq.-ft. showroom in Dallas featuring laser, plasma, and waterjet cutting machines, as well as press brakes and finishing equipment from TRUMPF®, Hypertherm, Haeusler, Lissmac, and Virtek. Personalized virtual demonstrations are available via the...

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Robotic blasting center changes blasting tools automatically -

Robotic blasting center changes blasting tools automatically

June 17, 2013

Guyson Corp. has engineered and manufactured a 7-axis robotic grit-blast system that changes blasting tools automatically to perform surface preparation work around the exterior of complex-shaped components, as well as recesses and interior surfaces of the parts. The multitasking robotic blast...

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Biodegradable liquid cleans metal before finishing -

Biodegradable liquid cleans metal before finishing

June 13, 2013

Safe Scrub® ST liquid cleaner from Birchwood provides heavy-duty cleaning power for removing oil and surface soils on metals before finishing. This biodegradable liquid emulsifies oil from iron and steel parts in heavy-duty soak tank cleaning, and then holds the oil residues in solution to...

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Electric polishing system reaches difficult-to-access internal corners

June 13, 2013

Suhner Industrial Products LLC has launched the new UMC 6-R L electric power file/polishing system for difficult-to-access polishing, graining, and brushing applications on stainless and aluminum. The unit offers low-vibration action for close edge work. To impart a grained finish on internal...

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Steelcraft Tool marks 70 years in business

June 10, 2013

Steelcraft Tool Co. has announced the 70th anniversary of the beginning of its operations. Founded in 1943 as an industrial cutting tools producer, the company eventually began to produce high-quality cutoff, cross-cut, and end finishing blades. Today Steelcraft Tool is a provider of high-speed...

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Pferd launches ergonomics program

June 10, 2013

Pferd Inc., a manufacturer of abrasives and surface finishing tools in Leominster, Mass., has launched the Pferdergonomics program, focusing on long-term user health through the reduction of dust, noise, and vibration levels and the improvement of tool haptics. In addition to manufacturing...

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Automated Deburring: A Surprising Cost and Time Savings 6-5-13

Date: June 5, 2013

Sponsored by Timesavers Inc.

Length: 60:00

This Webcast will describe the advantages of different types of deburring machines. We will also describe different types of abrasives technologies in detail, including coated and non-woven abrasives.

Redesigned table blaster delivers 5,700 CFM -

Redesigned table blaster delivers 5,700 CFM

June 5, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the redesigned 96T industrial table blaster with a wraparound door for access. The blaster's aggressive air intake allows for application of more than 5,700 CFM. Several wear liner packages are available, including 0.5-in.-thick cast chrome/moly,...

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Eight tips for effective grinding -

Eight tips for effective grinding

June 3, 2013


It doesn’t matter how mind-bogglingly fast upstream processes are if it takes forever and a day for parts to make it through the grinding department.

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Spindle-blast system handles workcell finishing, surface prep -

Spindle-blast system handles workcell finishing, surface prep

May 30, 2013

The RB-RXS-400 rotary indexing spindle-blast machine from Guyson Corp. incorporates a robot nozzle manipulator and two auxiliary axes of coordinated robotic motion of its servomotor-driven spindles. Designed for precision workcell finishing and surface preparation, the machine can be loaded and...

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Flexible discs offer blending control -

Flexible discs offer blending control

May 29, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives offers Type 27 Max Flex cotton fiber wheels for blending and finishing flat and contoured surfaces in one step without a backup pad. Providing a wide surface contact area for blending control and a uniform finish, the flexible abrasive wheels can be used at a 45-degree angle...

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