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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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Parts washing

Parts washing system designed for use with biodegradable solvent

January 21, 2014

Walter Surface Technologies has added the CleanBox Flow to the BIO-CIRCLE® line of manual industrial parts washing systems. Suitable for the bulk cleaning of small to medium-sized parts, the compact unit is designed for use with Bio-Circle CB 100, a natural, water-based solvent that is...

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Deburring

Deburring products designed for in-machine use

January 21, 2014

Abtex Corp. produces a line of abrasive-filament deburring brushes and accessories for in-machine deburring. Grit-impregnated nylon-filament disc brushes, combined with the company's quick-change arbors, let users replace brushes rapidly in the machine. Standard drive arbors are designed...

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Manual powder gun

Manual powder gun allows quick changeovers

January 14, 2014

The new PEM-X1 manual powder gun from Wagner Industrial solutions features a lightweight design and fingertip controls. Users can switch spray recipes with a trigger double-click and change powder amount with an on-the-gun remote control. Quick-release couplings, nozzles, and other...

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Parts washer

Parts washer takes up little shop floor space

January 14, 2014

MecWash Systems has introduced the AVD 300 aqueous parts washer for complex and intricate machined or stamped parts that require very high standards of cleanliness, surface finish, and drying, including defense, aerospace, and medical components. The compact, fully automatic,...

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Spray Finishing Technology Workshop scheduled for May in Ohio

January 14, 2014

Finishing Brands Holdings Inc., manufacturer and parent company of DeVilbiss®, Ransburg®, BGK®, and Binks®, has teamed up with Owens Community College to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop. The three-day training program, scheduled for May 14-16, 2014, in Toledo, Ohio, will...

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Inorganic, zinc-rich coating dries quickly

January 14, 2014

Sherwin-Williams has introduced Zinc Clad II Plus FG, a field-grade, inorganic, zinc-rich coating for steel fabrication shops. Featuring a VOC level of less than 340 g/L, the coating meets a Class B slip rating. The coating is fast-drying, with 76 percent of zinc dust in the dry film. It...

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Paulo Products names quality assurance manager

January 9, 2014

Paulo Products Co. has promoted Tim Mohr to quality assurance manager for its St. Louis facility. Mohr has served as corporate quality manager for the past two years, providing quality management system and audit support to the five Paulo plants. He also has worked as project engineer, designing...

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Multipurpose belt grinder made for small or short-run die casting facilities

January 8, 2014

The Kalamazoo Industries model S272V multipurpose belt grinder is designed for grinding, shaping, contouring, flat work, angles, snagging, and roughing in small or short-run die casting facilities. This makes it suitable for small, intricate parts. The grinder features a 2- by 72-in. belt, 1.5-...

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Airless shot blaster features 600-lb. capacity

January 8, 2014

Peterson Wash and Blast Systems has released the newest version of the model AB2876 airless shot blaster. The redesigned unit cleans parts up to 76 in. long, 28 in. tall, and 600 lbs. It is equipped with four 5-HP blast wheels, 18 spring-loaded rods, and a clamshell-style door. The cabinet is...

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Birchwood Technologies launches redesigned website

January 7, 2014

Birchwood Technologies, a manufacturer of metal finishing systems and processes in Eden Prairie, Minn., has announced the launch of its newly redesigned and expanded website at www.birchwoodtechnologies.com. The new website automatically scrolls through the company's seven major product lines,...

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3 short stories about deburring - TheFabricator.com

3 short stories about deburring

January 2, 2014

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Deburring is a time-consuming but necessary fabricating operation. Metal fabricators that can minimize the time spent on finishing have a competitive advantage because they are getting parts out quicker to customers.

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Cold metal blackening offers corrosion resistance without high-temperature hazards - TheFabricator.com

Cold metal blackening offers corrosion resistance without high-temperature hazards

December 11, 2013

Presto Black® cold blackening from Birchwood Technologies produces a uniform depth of blackness and corrosion resistance that is a suitable finish for oil and gas drilling components. The room-temperature process provides high corrosion resistance tested for up to 1,200 hrs. of humidity...

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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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