Finishing Products

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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Automatic sanding machine reaches 10,000 RPM - TheFabricator.com

Automatic sanding machine reaches 10,000 RPM

August 28, 2013

Systematic Automation Inc. has developed the Super Glide automatic sanding machine for consistent sanding or abrading on all types of flat materials. The user enters distance, steps, and speed on the touchscreen menu, and the servomotors do the work. The machine operates at 68 dB with a...

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Basket washer includes optional rinse, drying systems - TheFabricator.com

Basket washer includes optional rinse, drying systems

August 28, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the 7TW, the newest washer in its line of industrial tumble basket washers. The unit has a primary workbasket measuring 22 in. dia. and 33 in. long with 0.5-in.-thick end places. Options include rinse and drying...

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Deburring tools deburr up to 5,000 holes per grind - TheFabricator.com

Deburring tools deburr up to 5,000 holes per grind

August 15, 2013

Whitney Tool Co. offers Cogsdill Burr-Zit deburring tools. They can deburr both sides of a drilled, punched, or reamed hole in one operation, even when only one side is accessible. The clothespin-type deburring tools are constructed from a single piece of M-2 high-speed cutting steel. Users can...

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Black oxide finishing systems contain no EPA-regulated metals - TheFabricator.com

Black oxide finishing systems contain no EPA-regulated metals

August 15, 2013

Birchwood Technologies offers the BC40 and BC100 TRU TEMP™ black oxide processing lines. Both tank lines are available in either 40- or 100-gal. capacities. Satisfying Mil Spec DTL 13924D and AMS 2485, the process contains no EPA-regulated metals, so rinse waters generally can be sent to...

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Flexible grinding wheel designed to remove mill scale - TheFabricator.com

Flexible grinding wheel designed to remove mill scale

August 13, 2013

Walter Surface Technologies has announced the introduction of the Flexcut Mill Scale grinding wheel. The flexible grinding wheel is formulated to prevent glazing, and it self-dresses to prevent clogging. The disc's wide surface contact area, blend of highly refined abrasives, and open diamond...

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Cleaning system combines spray, immersion, and ultrasonic technologies - TheFabricator.com

Cleaning system combines spray, immersion, and ultrasonic technologies

August 13, 2013

Cleaning Technologies Group LLC has introduced the new CleanVeyor ultrasonic cleaning system. The parts washer, which uses a combination of spray, immersion, and ultrasonic cleaning technologies, can help users achieve Six Sigma consistency in applications requiring high-production outputs and...

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Controlled-flare end brushes trimmed to reach corner - TheFabricator.com

Controlled-flare end brushes trimmed to reach corner

August 5, 2013

Weiler Corp.'s controlled-flare end brushes feature a crimped wire fill for more brushing action and durability when cleaning fillet welds, corners, bevels, channels, and slots. The trim of the brushes removes the most breakage-prone portions of the wire fill in a standard end brush, resulting...

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Abrasive grinding wheels remove pipe thread corrosion, burrs - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive grinding wheels remove pipe thread corrosion, burrs

August 1, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives offers cotton-fiber abrasive wheels for removing rust, corrosion, and thread-lock from pipe threads during oil field inspections and process maintenance, as well as deburring manufactured pipe and tubing. Rex-Cut® Type 1 wheels, designed for pipe thread maintenance,...

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Abrasive flap discs made for aggressive performance - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive flap discs made for aggressive performance

August 1, 2013

Weiler has introduced the Tiger Paw™ abrasive flap disc, designed for aggressive performance on edge-grinding applications. The 100 percent zirconium flap disc features high-performance grain and a poly-cotton backing for grain retention, the company reports. The disc's multiple layers of...

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Agitating hot tank holds up to 4,500 lbs. of parts - TheFabricator.com

Agitating hot tank holds up to 4,500 lbs. of parts

July 31, 2013

Peterson Wash and Blast Systems has released the newest version of its model 1100 agitating hot tank. The redesigned unit cleans large or small parts by submersion in agitating, high-temperature water. The 48-in.-wide by 108-in.-long tank has a load capacity of 1,100 gal. and can handle up to...

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Metal print coat finish system offers zinc options

July 31, 2013

Centria has added four new zinc finish options to its Allusion print coat system. The system simulates natural finishes, including wood and specialty metals, using print coating technology. The finishes — blue zinc, red zinc, crystal zinc, and green zinc — can be applied to both steel and...

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Finishing products offered for welding applications - TheFabricator.com

Finishing products offered for welding applications

July 30, 2013

Osborn offers the Welders Choice™ line of finishing products for welding applications. The line includes stringer bead brushes, scratch brushes, and cup brushes. The stringer bead brushes, including the refined TY™ encapsulated stringer bead brushes developed by the company in...

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Parts washers offered in three feature levels - TheFabricator.com

Parts washers offered in three feature levels

July 29, 2013

Kafko Intl. has introduced a line of Oil Eater Flex Line parts washers that include ready-to-use units with basic, premium, and professional level features. The water-based systems have a modular design, interchangeable features, and add-on options. Each includes 6 gal. of ecofriendly Oil Eater...

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Ultrathin cutting wheel's raised hub allows large cutting surface - TheFabricator.com

Ultrathin cutting wheel's raised hub allows large cutting surface

July 23, 2013

Walter Surface Technologies has launched the new Zip One Type 27 extra-thin cutoff wheel for cutting thin-gauge metal. It features a raised center for extra rigidity, durability, and thinness. The design of the center hub allows for a large cutting surface while enabling straight, sharp,...

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Flap discs use precision-shaped grain technology

July 22, 2013

3M Abrasive Systems has introduced 3M™ Cubitron™ II flap discs for weld grinding, deburring, rust removal, edge grinding, and weld seam blending. The discs use the company’s proprietary precision-shaped grain technology. The uniformly sized triangular grains are evenly distributed onto the...

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