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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Aluminum-backed flap discs handle aggressive grinding

April 1, 2013

Weiler's Tiger® aluminum-backed abrasive flap discs are designed for aggressive grinding jobs. The aluminum backs — the only recyclable backing material in the industry — will not throw fiberglass dust, considered a contaminant in some industries. The discs are available in 4-, 4.5-, and...

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Electrostatic gun handles most solvent-, water-based paints, coatings - TheFabricator.com

Electrostatic gun handles most solvent-, water-based paints, coatings

March 28, 2013

The new GM 5000 electrostatic gun from Wagner Industrial Solutions features a lightweight design, fingertip controls, and a low-force trigger. The ultraflexible electrode allows for high transfer efficiency, the company states. The user can set spray recipes and voltage flow with on-the-gun...

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Carbide application unit deposits up to 0.007 in. - TheFabricator.com

Carbide application unit deposits up to 0.007 in.

March 18, 2013

Rocklin Mfg. Co. has introduced the new Rocklinizer model 850 carbide application unit, which features a rotary applicator for fast application. Other features include touch-panel controls and digital readout for deposit thickness and applicator speed. The 35-lb. unit deposits and impregnates...

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Data sheet matches powder coatings, AAMA performance specs

March 18, 2013

PPG Industries' industrial coatings business has published a data sheet that details formulations and suggested applications for four powder coatings and categorizes them according to American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) performance standards. ENVIROCRON® Durable powder...

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Cross pads, square pads tackle deburring, grinding applications - TheFabricator.com

Cross pads, square pads tackle deburring, grinding applications

March 18, 2013

Klingspor Abrasives has introduced a new line of cross pads and square pads. The resin-bonded, aluminum-oxide pads are constructed in multilayered strips, secured in the center with a threaded metal grommet. Cross pad applications include deburring, polishing, and blending radii of aircraft...

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Aqueous cleaning system meets aerospace cleanliness standards - TheFabricator.com

Aqueous cleaning system meets aerospace cleanliness standards

March 13, 2013

MecWash Systems has introduced the Midi, an automatic, customizable, self-contained aqueous cleaning system that meets aerospace cleanliness and inspection standards. Suitable for cleaning applications within a centralized layout, the system measures 65 by 110 by 89 in. For very long components,...

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Cotton fiber quick-change discs remove small welds - TheFabricator.com

Cotton fiber quick-change discs remove small welds

March 12, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives offers cotton fiber quick-change discs for removing small welds and machine tool marks, edge breaking, and related finishing tasks. The discs are rigid enough to reach into small corners, yet flexible for use on flat and contoured surfaces. Constantly revealing fresh abrasives...

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Three finishing lines fit different environments - Finishing Tech Cell - TheFabricator.com

Three finishing lines fit different environments

March 11, 2013

Osborn offers three lines of finishing brushes for varying applications. The Standard line is designed for general-purpose performance for light-duty projects, including light rust removal and small welding applications. The Professional brushes work on heavier corrosion and larger welds with...

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Abrasive discs employ heavy-duty surface conditioning material - TheFabricator.com

Abrasive discs employ heavy-duty surface conditioning material

March 11, 2013

The new series 6924 heavy-duty surface conditioning material (HD SCM) from sia Abrasives Inc. USA is available in both coarse and medium grades for all standard-sized discs from 2 to 9 in., custom disc sizes and configurations, and belts. Internal testing shows the discs produce 30 to 50...

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Penetrant eliminates rust immediately - TheFabricator.com

Penetrant eliminates rust immediately

February 19, 2013

Cortec® presents VpCI® Super Penetrant, a deep-penetrating formulation that loosens frozen parts and provides universal corrosion protection. Its deep-penetrating capabilities allow the user to go through as much as 0.5 in. of rust in 30 min., the manufacturer states. As the product...

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Weld cleaning brush made for use on 4.5-in. grinders - TheFabricator.com

Weld cleaning brush made for use on 4.5-in. grinders

February 19, 2013

Weiler Corp.'s 4.5-in. Roughneck® weld cleaning brush is designed for use on 4.5-in. grinders. It features a high knot count and short trim length, which the company says results in a 35 percent improvement in cleaning action, up to 20 percent less wire loss, and 50 percent longer brush life...

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Pass-through blaster uses fuseless starters - TheFabricator.com

Pass-through blaster uses fuseless starters

February 18, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the CB 3630 pass-through blaster. The redesigned unit has a blast width of 36 by 30 in. The blaster incorporates fuseless starters with phase loss and imbalance protection. Zero speed sensors are standard on the driven end of abrasive conveyance...

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Brush-on blackener serves as quick fix for scratched black oxided parts - TheFabricator.com

Brush-on blackener serves as quick fix for scratched black oxided parts

February 18, 2013

PRESTO BLACK® BST4 brush-on liquid from Birchwood® Technologies is an instant-acting cold blackener for all iron and nonstainless steels. When applied to any clean ferrous metal surface, the product blackens within 30 seconds and forms a durable black finish that can be topcoated. The...

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Aqueous cleaning system handles large, small components - TheFabricator.com

Aqueous cleaning system handles large, small components

February 14, 2013

MecWash Systems has introduced the Duo 400, a compact, fully automatic and self-contained aqueous cleaning system. Suitable for cell manufacturing or within a centralized layout, the system measures 60 by 64 by 89 in. to occupy a small footprint. The single-chamber rotational cleaning system...

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Deburring system adds planetary head for extra brushing time

February 13, 2013

Abtex Corp. has expanded its line of Tri-Ten deburring systems to include a two-head, U-series, high-productivity system. The second planetary head, operating in tandem with the first, provides extra brushing time to completely deburr the part while maintaining conveyor speed. At one end of the...

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