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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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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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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