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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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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Air nozzle provides high-velocity airflow

November 8, 2005

Exair has introduced its Micro Air Nozzle™ that provides blowoff with a directed high-volume, high-velocity airflow.The nozzle projects less than 1 in. past the mounting surface, which allows...

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Pass-through washer has variable-speed conveyor

November 8, 2005

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has introduced the GC72 high-pressure, pass-through washer that incorporates a powered, galvanized, chain-belt conveyor with variable speeds from 3 to 18 FPM.The 12-ga....

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Nanocoating protects against corrosion

November 8, 2005

The Nansulate™ Translucent nanocoating from Industrial Nanotech insulates and protects against corrosion and helps to extend the service life of pipe, tanks, ducts, boilers, refineries, ships,...

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Osborn opens Indiana facility

November 8, 2005

Osborn Intl., Cleveland, has announced the completion of its new brush manufacturing and distribution facility in Richmond, Ind.The 180,000-sq.-ft. plant produces 70 percent of all Osborn power brush...

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Ask and you shall receive

November 8, 2005

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Miller Welding & Machine isn't a typical job shop for a lot of reasons. This family-owned and -operated company, in business since 1963, employs almost everybody in the Miller family -- and tackled its complete inexperience in finishing by investing in a full powder coating and wet paint line in a new facility to serve its customers, who started demanding finishing services five years ago.

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Abrasive nylon brushes finish, deburr in one step

October 11, 2005

Weiler Corp. offers the Nylox® line of abrasive nylon brushes designed to deburr and finish in one setup.Abrasive grain-impregnated nylon filaments act like flexible files, deburring and edge...

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Tool-blackening system offers long-term corrosion protection

October 11, 2005

Birchwood Casey offers its TRU TEMP® low-temperature, black oxide tool finish for long-term corrosion the protection of tool surfaces.The system's process operates at 200 degrees F and uses mild...

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Mid Atlantic Machinery launches new Web site

October 11, 2005

Mid Atlantic Machinery, Harrisburg, Pa., has announced it has launched a new Web site.The site promotes the company's product lines as well as used and stock machinery. It highlights management and...

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Daubert VCI, Cromwell-Phoenix Inc. complete merger, promote managers

October 11, 2005

Daubert VCI Inc. and Cromwell-Phoenix Inc., manufacturers of corrosion inhibitor packaging, have completed their merger to form Daubert Cromwell. With the completion of the merger, the company has...

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Galvanizing awards nominations needed

October 11, 2005

The American Galvanizers Association has announced its 12th annual Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards competition.The awards, which are presented annually, recognize projects that utilize...

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