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.
April 12, 2005
Even Cut Abrasive Co. offers balanced flap wheels designed to produce consistent cuts and finishes.Radially mounted around a metal shank or hub, the wheels are suitable for contouring, blending,...
April 12, 2005
North American Galvanizing & Coatings Inc. has reached a tentative agreement with Gregory Industries Inc. to purchase Gregory's hot-dip galvanizing assets located in Canton, Ohio.The acquisition...
December 7, 2004
Viking Blast and Wash Systems' MR 2412 pass-through airless blaster integrates with the paint system monorail for continuous blast and paint operations.The heavy-duty, hands-free system operates at...
October 12, 2004
Since its introduction in the 1960s, coated coil has become the raw material of choice for some industries, and its demand has increased steadily, according to the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA). Coated steel and aluminum coil is being used predominantly in the building industry as...
May 4, 2004
Cuda Cleaning Systems offers a front-load, automatic parts washer large enough to accommodate engine blocks and other automotive components.The Cuda 2840 features a 40-in.-high wash cabinet and a...
April 27, 2004
The Scotch-Brite™ radial bristle disks and brushes from 3M are designed for industrial applications, such as cleaning metal before welding, removing discoloration and sealant, and deburring,...
January 29, 2004
Most plate fabricating companies need to select a coated abrasive to finish their parts. This selection process can be intimidating, as well as confusing, because so many types of coated abrasives are available.
October 23, 2003
If you are a fabricator of metal parts that need to be primed or painted, then you more than likely will have to prepare the part surface before finishing to produce the desired end result.
July 10, 2003
The same industry forces of nature—globalization, economic conditions, quality demands, and safety and environmental regulations—that are pressuring metal fabricators to do more, better, and faster with less are blowing no less forcefully on finishing fabricators.
October 12, 2002
AAMS needed a way to polish aluminum and stainless steel handrails in two separate construction projects. To get the job done, they turned to a dedicated tube and pipe sander, which allowed them to accomplish the necessary finish in half the time manual polishing would have taken.
July 25, 2002
Kuntz Electroplating, a Kitchener, Ontario-based independent OEM chrome-plating supplier of automotive wheels and bumpers, the management watched as hundreds of its workers manually polished its wheels. Because this made it difficult for the company to find, train, and retain the workers it needed, it decided to develop its own automated process for wheel finishing.