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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Weiler Corp. announces staff appointments

September 16, 2008

Weiler Corp., Cresco, Pa., has promoted Chris Weiler to president and COO and added Jim McDaniel as vice president of sales and marketing.Weiler is responsible for sales, marketing, and operations....

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Acme Mfg. opens India office, names business development manager

August 12, 2008

Acme Mfg. Co., Auburn Hills, Mich., a designer and integrator of automated polishing, buffing, deburring, and grinding systems, has opened an office in Bangalore, India, and hired Guvvala Rajasekhara...

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Zirconia flap wheels have 1/4-in. shanks for simplified use

July 15, 2008

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels offers a line of zirconia flap wheels with cotton-backed flaps for flexibility and 1/4-in. shanks for simplified use.The flap wheels are available in four diameters (1 in.,...

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Multipurpose hand-held sticks provide controlled deburring, finishing

July 15, 2008

Rex-Cut Products offers a line of round and square finishing sticks designed for controlled hand deburring and finishing for tool, mold, and die repairs.The finishing sticks are available in several...

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Finishing tool suitable for wet or dry operation on various materials

June 17, 2008

Dynabrade's new Superfinisher achieves repeatable finishes on a variety of materials. Suitable for wet or dry operation, the unit can be used on tungsten carbide, chilled iron, stainless steel, chrome...

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Unist names national sales manager

June 17, 2008

Unist Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., has promoted Mark Cooper to national sales manager of all of the company's products. He oversees support of the existing independent representatives by traveling to...

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Main Steel names general manager of Wheeling facility

June 17, 2008

Main Steel Polishing, Tinton Falls, N.J., has promoted Albert Orengo to general manager of its facility in Wheeling, Ill.Orengo, who has worked at Main Steel for 17 years, served previously as...

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SAF appoints fabrication production manager

June 17, 2008

SAF (Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. Inc.), Atlanta, has promoted Howard Mount to production manager responsible for all of the company's metal fabricating operations, including shears, brakes,...

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UV-curable tube, pipe coatings are corrosion-resistant

May 13, 2008

DSM Desotech has introduced a new line of UV-curable, corrosion-resistant coatings for metal tube and pipe.Developed by the company's UVention™ group, the UVaCorr™ product line includes...

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Stainless steel surface finish

A 'weld-done' finish

May 13, 2008

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Stainless steel products are used in all parts of our daily life. Certain surface finish expectations must be met, and one of the major challenges in stainless steel treatment is meeting these expectations. The biggest problem has been the time required to rebuild the surface from a weld. While surface finishing of stainless steel still requires a good deal of effort, the proper grinding and polishing equipment makes it possible to create perfect finishes in a reasonable amount of time.

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Flap disks designed to grind, blend in one operation

April 15, 2008

Rex-Cut Products Inc. has introduced a line of miniature zirconia flap disks in four grit sizes for grinding, blending, and finishing stainless steel, aluminum, and mild steel.The disks feature a...

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Wax emulsion enhances surface appearance, durability

April 15, 2008

The Durawax rust preventive product from Heatbath Corp. is a multipurpose synthetic wax emulsion that provides coverage over bare steel and conversion coatings, including black oxide and...

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Angle grinder can be used in many different positions

April 15, 2008

Metabo Corp. has introduced the W6-115, a 4-1/2-in. angle grinder.The 4.5-lb. grinder has a 2-3/16-in.-dia. grip and can be used in many different positions, the company reports. It has a 650-W, 6-amp...

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Nonwoven hand pads facilitate surface preparation

March 11, 2008

CGW-Camel Grinding Wheels offers a premium and standard line of 6-in. by 9-in., nonwoven hand pads for surface preparation. The premium line contains five types of hand pads for a range of surface...

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Pipe sander polishes handrails, pipe, tubing

March 11, 2008

The LRP 1503 AIR Boa pipe sander from CS Unitec polishes handrails, pipe, and tubing. It has a 1-HP motor, with 20-CFM air consumption at 90 PSI and is lightweight. Operators can wrap the sanding arm...

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