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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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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Abrasive disk kits offer grit size choices

September 13, 2005

Rex-Cut Products Inc. offers test kits that include eight cotton-fiber quick-change abrasive disks in coarse to fine grit sizes in a single holder for grinding, deburring, blending, and finishing most...

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Linetec selected as PPG Certified Applicator

September 13, 2005

Linetec, Wausau, Wis., has been accredited as a PPG Certified Applicator Program (PPG/CAP) member, which means the company has been approved to apply exterior PPG coatings such as Duranar® and...

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Quick-change disks grind, finish aluminum

July 12, 2005

Quick-change cotton fiber abrasive disks from Rex-Cut Products are designed to grind and finish aluminum without loading.Constructed with multiple layers of nonwoven cotton fiber impregnated with...

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Nonflammable solvent cleans, degreases

July 12, 2005

J. Walter Inc. offers PURE SHOT™, a nonflammable solvent cleaner and degreaser.The noncorrosive, nonconductive, chlorine-free solvent has no flash point, evaporates quickly, and leaves no...

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Catch it if you can

July 12, 2005

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For tube producers who need a colored coating with no volatile organic compounds, powder coatings have been the only choice until now. A new process provides this type of coating in a liquid form. The coating dries nearly instantly under ultraviolet light and performs well when subjected to a variety of tests.

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How one shop benefited from abrasive waterjet technology

July 12, 2005

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Triplex Systems found that using abrasive waterjet cutting technology combined with a hole-and-tab technique to fabricate its products helped eliminate machining operations and reduced costs.

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Flap brushes remove surface contaminants, oxidization

June 14, 2005

Even Cut Abrasive Co. offers flap brushes made from flexible, open-structured nylon web with embedded resin and aluminum oxide grain. The brushes are suitable for removing surface contaminants and...

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