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CS Unitec: PIPE-MAX Belt Grinder

CS Unitec Inc.

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The PIPE-MAX is a combination grinder and pipe belt sander. The front hard rubber contact roller drives the abrasive belt to grind flat surfaces.

Oshkosh Corp. launches Oshkosh Finishing Services

December 2, 2013

Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wis., has launched a line of services that provide manufacturing, corrosion protection, and top coating to heavy-duty industrial, specialty vehicle, and commercial products companies throughout the Midwest. The new business group, called Oshkosh Finishing Services, is...

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Guyson Corp. acquires Automated Blasting Systems

December 2, 2013

The Guyson Corp., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., has announced the acquisition of all assets of Automated Blasting Systems Inc., a supplier of wet blast machines in South Windsor, Conn. To help provide uninterrupted service to the customers of ABS, Guyson has employed Richard Gillott, ABS's former vice...

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Osborn launches new website

November 20, 2013

Osborn, a provider of surface treatment systems and finishing tools, has launched a new website that brings together the different websites from its various locations around the world into one global website that is country-specific and multilingual. The database-driven site uses several systems,...

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Mounted points leave smooth finish on stainless sheet edges - TheFabricator.com

Mounted points leave smooth finish on stainless sheet edges

November 20, 2013

Rex-Cut Abrasives has introduced two types of mounted points designed for edge-breaking stainless steel sheet metal to permit safer handling and fabrication by workers. The nonwoven A54GFX cotton fiber version leaves a smooth finish, while the W222 medium rubber version produces a finer finish....

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Improvements made to abrasive caps, cones - TheFabricator.com

Improvements made to abrasive caps, cones

November 19, 2013

Pferd has improved the grain adhesion on its POLICAP® seamless abrasive caps and cones, allowing an increase in material removal on steel and stainless steel of 30 to 50 percent. The caps are mounted on reusable holders. With their seamless design, the caps and cones grind with the entire...

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Spray finishing training scheduled for March 2014

November 18, 2013

Finishing Brands: Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK, and Owens Community College have teamed up to present a spray finishing technology workshop. This three-day, intensive training program is scheduled for March 5-7, 2014, in Toledo, Ohio. Classes meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily and include...

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SuperMax adds new member to sales team - TheFabricator.com

SuperMax adds new member to sales team

November 18, 2013

SuperMax Tools has added John Geyen to its sales team. He is responsible for overseeing the sample testing lab, driving product sales, and providing product support. An experienced project leader, Geyen has nearly 15 years of sales experience. The company manufactures and distributes drum,...

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Wet blasting system designed for composite manufacturing - TheFabricator.com

Wet blasting system designed for composite manufacturing

November 15, 2013

Vapormatt offers the Vapormate and Panther wet blasting cabinets for finishing a variety of products, including composites. Wet blasting provides a soft action to prevent damage to the fibers and accommodate complex shapes. The finishing consistency is critical for bonding, the company reports....

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Carbide burs come in several shapes, sizes - TheFabricator.com

Carbide burs come in several shapes, sizes

November 12, 2013

Klingspor has introduced a new line of carbide burs for the deburring of ferrous and nonferrous metals. They are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, including cylindrical, flame, ball, tree, and tapered. The burs are available in 0.25- and 0.125-in. shank diameters and overall lengths...

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Flat-head angle grinders reach confined spaces - TheFabricator.com

Flat-head angle grinders reach confined spaces

November 12, 2013

Metabo Corp. has introduced a family of flat-head grinders. The low-profile design allows for access into confined spaces and narrow angles where standard grinders will not reach. Each grinder features a patented gear drive that allows for a very low-profile head design. With a clearance of...

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The basics of liquid and powder coatings - TheFabricator.com

The basics of liquid and powder coatings

November 5, 2013

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Metal fabricators know that once a metal product leaves its doors that it has lost its ability to guarantee delivery. The fab shop is at the mercy of its subcontractors. That scenario has more fabricators considering in-house finishing capabilities. This guide is designed to help that decision-making

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Table blaster redesigned with wraparound door - TheFabricator.com

Table blaster redesigned with wraparound door

October 29, 2013

Viking Blast & Wash Systems has released the redesigned 72T table blaster. It features a wraparound door for simplified access. The blaster eliminates the need for a lower screw auger, helping to reduce wear while improving efficiency, the company states. The air intake is more aggressive...

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Depressed-center wheels deliver improved grain microfracturing - TheFabricator.com

Depressed-center wheels deliver improved grain microfracturing

October 22, 2013

Norton Abrasives has introduced an upgrade of its Best-tier depressed-center wheels for right-angle grinding applications. Its NorZon® Plus wheels now use a proprietary blend of the company's patented, newest-generation SG ceramic alumina and Norton BlueFire™ zirconia alumina...

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Weiler launches new YouTube channel

October 16, 2013

Weiler Corp., Cresco, Pa., has launched its official YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/weilercorpvideos. The channel features new product videos showing the proper usage and typical applications of the company’s products. New content will be added regularly. Videos highlight such products...

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