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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Detergent/coating cleans, prepares metal for paint

November 7, 2006

Chemetall Oakite offers the Oakite® CrysCoat 2707 detergent that cleans, produces an iron phosphate coating on iron and steel, and prepares metal substrates for paint.The detergent is...

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Vulcanium appoints sales director

November 7, 2006

Vulcanium Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has named Rick Piacenza as director of sales. He is responsible for managing and targeting sales efforts for both anodizing and plating systems.Piacenza directs both...

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International Paint names engineering account executive

November 7, 2006

International Paint LLC, Houston, a division of Akzo Nobel, has hired Bob Bernard as engineering account executive for the high-value infrastructure markets in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and...

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OEM Fabricators receives grant for expansion

November 7, 2006

OEM Fabricators Inc., Woodville, Wis., received a grant from Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton to begin construction on a new facility in Neillsville, Wis.The 50,000-sq.-ft facility will be used to build large...

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Dry ice blast cleaning process safely removes grease, sludge, sealants, weld slag

October 10, 2006

Cold Jet offers a dry ice blasting system that the manufacturer says is an efficient and environmentally safe process for the removal of excessive grease, sludge, sealants, and weld slag from...

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Machine cleans odd-shaped workpieces

October 10, 2006

The Wheelabrator Smartline™ Y track spinner hanger machine cleans and prepares odd-shaped workpieces that do not fit in table- or tumble-blasting machines.The self-contained machine includes...

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Two-stage ultrasonic cleaning system offered

October 10, 2006

Omegasonics offers the Omega Pro X2 portable, two-stage ultrasonic cleaning system.The dual-stage washers comprise a heated, ultrasonic primary wash stage with dual cartridge filtration and an...

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Process line produces true black magnetite finish

October 10, 2006

Birchwood Casey's BC40 TRU TEMP® finishing system utilizes a seven-tank process line and patented two-step chemistry for producing a true black magnetite finish of 0.000020-in. thickness on iron...

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Masking resin protects during dry, wet chemical surface treatment

September 12, 2006

Dymax Corp. offers SpeedMask® UV- curable masking resins to protect complex, high-performance turbine components, orthopedic implants, implant hardware, surgical instruments, and medical devices...

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Osborn Intl. names president

September 12, 2006

Osborn Intl. North America, Cleveland, has named Richard M. Halen Jr. as president.Halen has a background in manufacturing, engineering, operations, sales, marketing, and strategic planning. He was...

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International Paint names regional sales manager

September 12, 2006

International Paint LLC, Houston, has hired Kevin Coleman as protective coatings regional sales manager for the Southeast.Coleman helps to direct the company's long-term efforts for expanding its...

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Custom-made brushes automate tube-end deburring

August 8, 2006

Weiler Corp. offers custom-made brushes in a range of sizes suitable for tube-end deburring.The brushes allow users to automate the tube-end deburring process and improve user safety, assembly...

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Biodegradable metal cleaners designed for ultrasonic, spray-wash equipment

August 8, 2006

Technotrade Intl. Inc.'s Deconex® cleaning products for metals are biodegradable, water-based, and suitable for use in ultrasonic cleaning and spray-wash equipment.More than 30 different...

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Burnisher features electronic speed stabilization

June 13, 2006

Metabo Corp.'s SE 12-115 burnisher for finishing and polishing stainless steel includes the company's VTC (Vario Tacho Constamatic) electronic speed stabilization.The 6.25-lb. burnisher's motor has a...

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Wall Colmonoy hires business development manager

June 13, 2006

Wall Colmonoy Corp., Madison Heights, Mich., has named Morris Warino as business development manager for Wall Colmonoy Oklahoma City, which part of the WCC Aeronautical and Aerospace Group.Morris has...

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