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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Wet deburring station reduces potential materials' flammability

March 13, 2007

Dynabrade Inc.'s wet deburring station is designed to help reduce potential flammability of materials when grinding.The unit offers a wet filtration system to capture potentially combustible filings...

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Tools create burr-free parts with punching machine

March 13, 2007

TRUMPF Inc. has introduced two new tools for producing sheet metal parts that come out of the punching machine burr-free. The new roller deburring tool and the deburring MultiTool eliminate the need...

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Electrex celebrates 50th anniversary

March 13, 2007

Electrex Company, Inc, Harrison Township, Mich., is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.Established in 1957 to provide electrical contracting, the company installed primary services and wired buildings,...

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Easing the grind of cost reduction

March 13, 2007

In early 2005 SPX CONTECH decided to evaluate the abrasive disks used in its 22 workcells for aluminum grinding in its Auburn, Ind., facility. By the end of the year the new disks had increased the number of parts processed and exhibited improved life per disk.

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Cut-off wheels available in new sizes

February 13, 2007

Norton Abrasives' NorZon® Plus RightCut™ wheels are now available in 4-1/2 in. through 6-in. diameters in Type 01 straight and Type 27 depressed center shapes for right-angle grinders.The...

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Finisher suitable for stainless steel, aluminum

February 13, 2007

CS Unitec's Industrial Sander/Polisher is suitable for cleaning welds on stainless steel, aluminum and other metals. With a 4-in.-wide face, it produces shadow-free surfaces, up to a #4 brush finish,...

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Paulo Products adds surface treatment capabilities

February 13, 2007

Paulo Products Co. has added two surface treatments at its St. Louis, Mo., facility.Paulo – St. Louis now has the capability to perform gas nitriding. Gas nitriding is carried out in a sealed...

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ESAB supplies machines to Gulf shipyards

February 13, 2007

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced that after nearly four years of technical discussions and meetings, Ingalls Shipyards in Mississippi, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina, and...

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Wheelabrator hires territory account manager

February 13, 2007

Wheelabrator Plus, LaGrange, Ga., has announced that Tim McLaughlin has joined the company as territory account manager responsible for Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.McLaughlin, who has more than...

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Mate Precision Tooling announces sales management promotions

February 13, 2007

Mate Precision Tooling, Anoka, Minn., has promoted Paul Sandberg to the position of vice president international sales. Sandberg assumed the position from Chet Ferger, who will continue on with the...

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Deburring machine works with large-diameter, short-length tubing

January 9, 2007

Kent Corp.'s Burrmaster model 10 automatically deburrs both ends of large-diameter, short-length tubing simultaneously.Capable of deburring tubing from 1.7 in. O.D. to 4.756 in. O.D., lengths from 2 ...

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6-in. angle grinder has electronic speed stabilization

January 4, 2007

Metabo Corp. offers the WE14-150 electronic 6-in. angle grinder/cutoff machine with Tacho-Constamatic (TC) speed stabilization. The grinder can work at nearly 100 percent of the no-load speed (9,000...

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Flexible deburring center introduced

January 4, 2007

Abtex Corp. has introduced a deburring system that uses the company's planetary deburring head. Named for its three 10-in. brushes per head, the Tri-Ten series can deburr both sides of a flat part in...

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AHT opens service center

December 12, 2006

AHT Corp., Waterloo, Iowa, plans to open another UltraGlow® service center in Cullman, Ala.According to the company, the Cullman facility will have a complete line of UltraGlow ion nitriding...

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3M to expand superabrasives manufacturing operation

November 27, 2006

St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M recently announced plans to expand manufacturing operations for its superabrasives business. Operations currently housed in a small facility in Whippany, New Jersey, will move...

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