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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D.A. Stuart VP retires, replacement named

March 7, 2006

D.A. Stuart, Warrenville, Ill., has appointed Charlie Santangelo as vice president of operations effective in May. Santangelo replaces Gene Carline, who has announced his retirement.Santangelo joined...

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Desiccant dryer removes water, vapor, oil aerosols, dirt

March 7, 2006

Motor Guard Corp. has introduced the DD-1008 mini desiccant dryer.The dryer is a disposable, inline, point-of-use filter that features a color-change indicator when replacement is necessary.Attached...

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Metal surface finishing system introduced

March 7, 2006

J. Walter has introduced the QUICK-STEP™ metal surface finishing system.The system utilizes a hook-and-loop backing pad for attachment; 40-, 60-, 80-, or 120-grit segmented flap disks;...

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Vulcanium Corp. hires liaison

March 7, 2006

Vulcanium® Corp. has hired James Sovik to handle outside sales and design for both the anodizing and plating units. He serves as a liaison between the sales and engineering departments and...

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Anodizing aluminum

March 7, 2006

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Manufacturing deep-drawn aluminum containers requires various fabrication steps and provides many opportunities to pollute. Anomatic Corp. provides an overview of its fabricating and finishing steps and describes its efforts at environmentally responsible manufacturing.

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Team Metal Fabricators updates Web site

February 7, 2006

Team Metal Fabricators, Addison, Ill., has updated its Web site, www.teammetalfabricators.com, to promote its custom fabrication services.The site features the company's products and services,...

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Specialty Metals opens second facility

January 10, 2006

Specialty Metals Processing has moved its corporate staff to its new Finishing Facility in Akron, Ohio.The facility was designed for precision grinding, polishing, and buffing sheet and plate and...

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Linetec appoints director of architectural and commercial sales

January 10, 2006

Linetec, Wausau, Wis., has named Jon Close as its director of architectural and commercial sales.Close oversees the company's outside sales, inside sales, estimating, and marketing departments for its...

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Weld blend kit works on stainless steel, aluminum

December 13, 2005

Rex-Cut Products' Rex-Cut® Grind and Blend Kit removes heavy welds on stainless steel and aluminum.The kit includes a Sigma Green wheel featuring a zirconia-ceramic grain and proprietary bonding...

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Dry film lubricant offers enhanced adhesion, cohesive energy density

December 13, 2005

GYG USA Inc. offers Proform dry film lubricant, developed by Xaio Science Group LLC. It is a waterborne polymer system with a combination polar and nonpolar structure and interpenetrating polymer...

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Finishing gel designed for large parts

December 13, 2005

Antiquing gels from Birchwood Casey provide large-part finishing of metal components, including copper, brass, and bronze, without running or dripping.The gel is available in three types: PRESTO...

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System prevents corrosion under insulation

December 13, 2005

The Intertherm® Cold Spray Aluminum anticorrosion system from International Paint LLC, an Akzo Nobel company, is designed to prevent corrosion under insulation (CUI) in chemical and petrochemical...

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Angle grinders feature reduced gear noise, vibration

December 13, 2005

DeWalt offers a new line of 4 -in., heavy-duty, small angle grinders in three models.The D28402, D28112, and D28110 are constructed with a jam-pot gear case—an industry first on a grinder, the...

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Paulo Products earns ISO accreditation

December 13, 2005

Paulo Products Co., Murfreesboro, Tenn., has earned ISO/TS 16949:2002 accreditation.This is the second Paulo facility to earn the accreditation. The company's Nashville, Tenn. facility earned the...

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Tucker Induction Systems names chief engineer/sales engineer

December 13, 2005

Tucker Induction Systems, Shelby Twp., Mich., has appointed Micah Black, an induction heating author and industry speaker, as chief engineer/sales engineer. In this position, Black oversees the...

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