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.
August 17, 2010
Almco Inc. has introduced a new model in its line of spiral-bottom, round-bowl finishing machines. It offers a full-circle baffle that keeps parts in the media mass constantly and a 24-cu.-ft. tub that can accommodate large and small parts. The new SBB design features automatic separation of...
May 17, 2010
Guyson Corp. has introduced a robotic blasting system that incorporates a component-manipulating, six-axis robot and a shuttle transfer cart to fully automate processing of trayloads of components....
April 27, 2010
Viking Blast & Wash Systems has announced the release of the CB3624 pass-through blast system. It is suitable for cleaning small or intricate parts that cannot withstand tumbling. The unit has a...
April 13, 2010
The proper finish is important for product quality and durability. This article discusses the steps required to brush- and mirror-finish stainless steel, nonferrous metals, and aluminum using both linear and angle grinders.
April 1, 2010
Customers are asking their metal fabricating suppliers to assume more production responsibilities as they look to reduce the size their vendor bases. As a result, more fabricators are becoming involved in powder coating, either doing it themselves or coordinating the finishing process with a nearby custom coater. Of course, metal fabricators are first and foremost in the business of cutting, forming, and joining metal, but they still need to stay on top of the latest developments in powder coating.
March 5, 2010
Diamond Ground Products offers replacement diamond grinding wheels for nearly any tungsten electrode grinder on the market. The grinding wheels are in stock and ready to ship immediately.
March 5, 2010
Abtex Corp. has introduced a compact, wet, Tri-Ten planetary-head deburring system in return-to-operator (RTO) configuration. In a single pass, the system deburrs both sides of flat parts up to 4.5...