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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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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Parts washer holds 2,500-lb. loads - TheFabricator.com

Parts washer holds 2,500-lb. loads

July 10, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the newly redesigned RW6072 parts washer. Its 20-HP pump, which has no bearings, seals, or gaskets to replace, provides 200-GPM pump capacity at about 65 PSI. The 60-in.-dia. rotating workbasket has a work clearing height of 72 in. and a weight...

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Robotic blasting center changes blasting tools automatically - TheFabricator.com

Robotic blasting center changes blasting tools automatically

June 17, 2013

Guyson Corp. has engineered and manufactured a 7-axis robotic grit-blast system that changes blasting tools automatically to perform surface preparation work around the exterior of complex-shaped components, as well as recesses and interior surfaces of the parts. The multitasking robotic blast...

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Biodegradable liquid cleans metal before finishing - TheFabricator.com

Biodegradable liquid cleans metal before finishing

June 13, 2013

Safe Scrub® ST liquid cleaner from Birchwood provides heavy-duty cleaning power for removing oil and surface soils on metals before finishing. This biodegradable liquid emulsifies oil from iron and steel parts in heavy-duty soak tank cleaning, and then holds the oil residues in solution to...

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Electric polishing system reaches difficult-to-access internal corners

June 13, 2013

Suhner Industrial Products LLC has launched the new UMC 6-R L electric power file/polishing system for difficult-to-access polishing, graining, and brushing applications on stainless and aluminum. The unit offers low-vibration action for close edge work. To impart a grained finish on internal...

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Redesigned table blaster delivers 5,700 CFM - TheFabricator.com

Redesigned table blaster delivers 5,700 CFM

June 5, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the redesigned 96T industrial table blaster with a wraparound door for access. The blaster's aggressive air intake allows for application of more than 5,700 CFM. Several wear liner packages are available, including 0.5-in.-thick cast chrome/moly,...

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Spindle-blast system handles workcell finishing, surface prep - TheFabricator.com

Spindle-blast system handles workcell finishing, surface prep

May 30, 2013

The RB-RXS-400 rotary indexing spindle-blast machine from Guyson Corp. incorporates a robot nozzle manipulator and two auxiliary axes of coordinated robotic motion of its servomotor-driven spindles. Designed for precision workcell finishing and surface preparation, the machine can be loaded and...

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Flexible discs offer blending control - TheFabricator.com

Flexible discs offer blending control

May 29, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives offers Type 27 Max Flex cotton fiber wheels for blending and finishing flat and contoured surfaces in one step without a backup pad. Providing a wide surface contact area for blending control and a uniform finish, the flexible abrasive wheels can be used at a 45-degree angle...

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Ultrasonic cleaning system handles up to 1,800 parts/hr. - TheFabricator.com

Ultrasonic cleaning system handles up to 1,800 parts/hr.

May 23, 2013

Cleaning Technologies Group LLC has introduced the Blackstone-NEY CleanVeyor ultrasonic parts cleaning system. Combining spray, immersion, and ultrasonic cleaning technologies, the system has been shown to achieve Six Sigma consistency in a number of applications requiring high production...

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Lightweight grinders made for metalworking - TheFabricator.com

Lightweight grinders made for metalworking

May 23, 2013

Metabo Corp. offers two lightweight angle grinders for cutting, grinding, and deburring in the repair, maintenance, and metalworking industries. The W720 weighs 4.4 lbs. and has a maximum wheel diameter of 4.5 in. It features a 6.5-amp motor with 720 W of power, 14 in.-lbs. of torque, and a...

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Brushes made for 4.5-in. right-angle grinders - TheFabricator.com

Brushes made for 4.5-in. right-angle grinders

May 22, 2013

Weiler Corp. offers wire brushes engineered specifically for use on 4.5-in. right-angle grinders. The 4.5-in. Mini Roughneck stringer bead wheels feature a high knot count and short trim length to produce fast cleaning action and extended product life. Dually™ 4.5-in. weld cleaning...

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Blast machine made for heavy-duty operations - TheFabricator.com

Blast machine made for heavy-duty operations

May 14, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the model 1200 tumble belt blast machine. The 12-cu.-ft. machine incorporates changes to the loader and discharge belt options that help make it durable for heavy-duty operations. An integrated media lift system and no auger gives the unit a small...

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Weld shaver removes beads from flat, fillet welds

May 9, 2013

Heck Industries has introduced a hand-operated fillet weld shaver. The tool uses indexable carbide inserts in a milling cutter to remove weld beads from flat butt welds and inside 90-degree fillet welds. The unit features adjustable depth of cut and an adjustable fence, allowing removal of the...

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Flap wheels provide aggressive cutting action - TheFabricator.com

Flap wheels provide aggressive cutting action

April 29, 2013

Weiler Corp. offers flap wheels for aggressive cutting action in a variety of industrial production environments. They are designed for cleaning, edge blending, deburring, blending, and finishing on machined parts, metal surfaces, dies, molds, tools, tubing, and channels. Tiger® flap wheels...

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Surface-conditioning products made for MRO requirements

April 23, 2013

Saint-Gobain Abrasives offers a portfolio of surface-conditioning products under the Norton Bear-Tex brand designed to meet maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) needs, including blending, deburring, and weld blending; surface prep before painting; and rust and paint removal. Made of nonwoven...

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