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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Spinner hanger machine cleans paint hooks, odd-shaped parts

August 7, 2007

Wheelabrator® Group's WS 4/210 spinner hanger machine cleans paint hooks and prepares odd-shaped parts that do not adapt easily to batch machine processing. Parts loaded onto the hanger...

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BTD Manufacturing acquires Pro Engineering

August 7, 2007

BTD Manufacturing Inc., Detroit Lakes, Minn., has acquired Pro Engineering, Minneapolis. The transaction involved an exchange of cash for assets.An operating company of Otter Tail Corp., BTD offers...

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Wheelabrator Plus names service manager

August 7, 2007

Wheelabrator, LaGrange, Ga., a provider of surface preparation and finishing products, has named Allen Austin as service manager for Wheelabrator Plus, the after-sales division of Wheelabrator Group....

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Pipe sander suitable for stainless pipe and tubing

July 24, 2007

The LRP 1503 VRA Boa pipe sander from CS Unitec Inc. is suitable for hand rails, pipe, and tubing manufactured from stainless steel and other ferrous and nonferrous metals.Also suitable for cleaning...

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Abrasive disk brushes leave tolerances unchanged

July 10, 2007

Osborn Intl. offers ATB Uni-Lok® disk brushes that selectively deburr radius corners and edges without changing dimensional tolerances. The brushes are designed for integration into automated...

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Industrial lubricant protects ferrous parts in indoor storage

July 10, 2007

ITW ROCOL® North America's Rustlick 631 is a thin-film, moisture-displacing, penetrating lubricant and rust preventive. Intended for long-term protection of ferrous parts with indoor storage,...

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Dry-disk finisher features dust-collection system

July 10, 2007

The Nova-Hutson DF-14 dry-disk finisher from Nova Finishing Systems Inc. has a closed-loop dust-collection system with cover lid and vacuum provisions for cleaner dry media operations and...

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AGA launches online life-cycle cost calculator

July 10, 2007

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), Centennial, Colo., has introduced a Web-based software program that automatically calculates the life-cycle cost of many common coating systems in...

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Vulcanium staff completes CEF qualification

July 10, 2007

Every sales and engineering staff member of Vulcanium® Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has passed the Certified Electroplater-Finisher (CEF) exam.Salesman Sam Stella is a CEF 3. Salesmen Terry...

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Main Steel Polishing relocates Dallas facility

July 10, 2007

Main Steel Polishing Co. Inc., Tinton Falls, N.J., has announced the relocation of its Dallas plant to a newer, larger facility in Arlington, Tex.The 70,000-sq.-ft. building has three...

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Piston rods

Vertical integration broadens company's horizons

June 12, 2007

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Senior Editor Eric Lundin visited Industrial Hard Chrome, a chrome plater that provides chrome-plated components for hydraulically powered equipment such as graders and backhoes. He traces the company's development from a plater that provided its services to the paper and pulp industry four decades ago to a plater and OEM with its own product line today.

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Pipe sander conceals weld seams, finishes stainless steel

June 12, 2007

CS Unitec's pipe sander conceals weld seams and provides a high-gloss finish on stainless steel. With an 11-amp, variable-speed electric or a 1-HP pneumatic motor with high torque, the sander finishes...

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FIN-X '07 keynote presentation addresses decline of U.S. manufacturing

June 12, 2007

Management consultant, trainer, and author Michael P. Collins will address the decline of U.S. manufacturing when he presents the keynote address at the FIN-X '07 conference and expo for industrial...

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Mate appoints president, vice chairman

June 5, 2007

Dean A. Sundquist, chairman and CEO of Mate Precision Tooling, has announced the appointment of Jack Schneider to the newly created position of vice chairman and Kevin Nicholson to the position of...

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Orbital sander has enhanced hand, wrist support

May 8, 2007

Dynabrade Inc.'s Comfort Platform now is standard on all palm-style Dynorbital-Sprit and Dynorbital Supreme random orbital sanders.The platform provides additional hand and wrist support for the tool...

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