Finishing Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Surface Planer features max cutting depth of 5/8 in.

June 24, 2016

Powered by 9.0 hp Honda® GX270 4-stroke gasoline engine, SP8/GH9HP Surface Planer is built with unitized, welded steel plate frame and full length hexagon driveshaft. Unit has max cutting width of 8 in. and cutting proximity to vertical wall of 3 ¼ in. Bearings are externally greased to extend service life, and cutting depth is adjusted using screw-type, positive-locking depth selector. Applications include milling misaligned sidewalks, removing thermo/cold plastic markings, and prepping floors. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate New Solutions for Advanced Gear Production at IMTS 2016

June 23, 2016

Rochester, New York, USA Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology on Booth #N-7000 at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Among the technologies to be exhibited are: Genesis® 260GX – New Threaded Wheel Grinding Powerhouse The 200/260GX... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Bore Finishing Machine laps and air gages bores in one setup.

June 23, 2016

Designed for 0.26–0.70 in. diameter workpieces, SVL-2115 Multi-Stage Automated Lapping Machine provides single setup processing of hydraulic valves, sleeves, fuel system components, and other parts that are prone to distortion when honed. System accommodates workpiece lengths up to 12 times bore diameter, not to exceed 7.87 in. Spindle speed range is 100–2,000 rpm during lapping, but is capable of slow speeds for non-power steps, such as lapping paste application or slow-rotation bore entry. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Rotary-Index Twin Spindle Machine enhances cellular manufacturing.

June 21, 2016

Expanded version of RXS-400 utilizes Fanuc M710 Robot, which carries 8 Model 900 guns in heavy-duty cabinet with powered sliding door. In addition to Alpha S4 servos, Apex precision 50:1 ratio gear boxes, precision stop CAM Technologies indexer, and roof-mounted Precision Rotary Union, components include 300/28 cyclone reclaim system coupled to 36 in. deck classifier with thin ball tray, PLC-controlled heater pad and vibrator mounted to 6 ft³ mixer box, and PLC-controlled Media adder. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Centerless Grinding Wheels minimize noise.

June 20, 2016

Available with ceramic, aluminum oxide, silicon carbide grain, and abrasive blends, Century 45™ Grinding Wheels feature centerless bond platform with exclusive chemistry that optimizes grain retention. Continually sharp face maximizes stock removal, minimizing grinding times through fewer passes. Capable of decreasing grinding noise levels by as much as 23.2 dB, wheels are suited for bar grinding, fastener and tool grinding, automotive or aerospace components, as well as bearing applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

POLIFAN®-CURVE Flap Discs from PFERD INC Yield Excellent Grinding and Fnishing Results

June 16, 2016

POLIFAN®-CURVE flap discs bring new levels of performance and economy to an array of applications, including chamfering, deburring, contour grinding and ornamental iron fabrication. Milwaukee, WI — POLIFAN®-CURVE flap discs from PFERD INC bring significant advantages to rough and finish grinding applications. A patented, proprietary design to PFERD, POLIFAN-CURVE offers a fast, productive... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Flexible Shaft Machine delivers multifunctional operation.

June 16, 2016

Via interchangeable hand pieces, Rotomax functions as angle grinder, straight grinder, drum polisher, belt sander, tube polisher, or die grinder. Power ranges from 2.0–4.7 hp, and electronically controlled speeds range from 500–15,000 rpm in increments of 100 rpm. While lack of gearing lends to quiet operation, industrial-grade motor and solid-state electronic control ensure constant speed and torque during any application. Soft start, integrated braking, and LED speed gauge are standard. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX Highlights the Next Generation of Micromachining at IMTS 2016

June 13, 2016

KENT, Wash., June 1, 2016 - At IMTS 2016 this September, OMAX Corporation will showcase the next generation of the MicroMAX® abrasive waterjet, capable of producing the most accurate parts in the industry. The latest model of the MicroMAX includes accuracy enhancing upgrades and expanded accessory compatibility. “Since its introduction, the MicroMAX has offered industry leading part... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Non-Destructive Dry Ice Cleaning is environmentally sustainable.

June 6, 2016

Made from reclaimed CO2, dry ice blasting solution cleans in-place without disassembly or cool down to remove dirt, soot, grease, and oil built up in facilities, industrial equipment, machinery, machine tools, and assembly line equipment. Industrial cleaning solution, which also removes adhesives, oil, and grease build-up, is non-abrasive, non-conductive, and non-corrosive. It does not produce CO2 or add CO2 to atmosphere, does not use water, and is clean and safe. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Centerless Grinding Wheels cut cycle times and noise levels.

June 3, 2016

Available with ceramic, aluminum oxide, silicon carbide grain, and abrasive blends to maximize grinding safety and efficiency, Norton Century45 Wheels provide continually sharp wheel face that achieves over 30% more stock removal versus standard products. Wheels also minimize grinding noise levels by as much as 23.2 dB, even with hard-to-grind alloys such as Inconel 718. Products are suited for bar grinding, fastener and tool grinding, automotive/aerospace components, and bearing applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Linear Finishing Set handles rough grinding, cosmetic finishing.

May 23, 2016

Used for rough stock removal, surface conditioning, and cosmetic finishing on metals/hardwoods, linear finishing set includes 120 V, linear, variable-speed finishing tool with step-less speed range of 850–3,800 rpm at 900 W output. Other components include 5 in. dia POLINOX® non-woven PNZ finishing drum, which has interleaved layers of non-woven material and abrasive cloth; POLIVLIES® non-woven surface conditioning belts; aluminum oxide coated abrasive belt; and pneumatic drum holder for belts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Drywall Sander conserves time and effort during wall/ceiling prep.

May 18, 2016

Used prior to painting, plastering, or decorating, ELS 225.1 Long-reach Drywall Sander with VacuGlide™ prepares wall and ceiling seams with smooth finish. Adjustable vacuum suction of VacuGlide holds sander to surface, which reduces operator effort/fatigue, and spring-mounted dust shroud with sealing lip adapts to surface. Extending up to 9 ft, product also adapts to angles and employs 5.5 A, variable-speed motor that operates from 1,050–1,600 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX to Tout Engineering Benefits of Abrasive Waterjet Technology at IMTS

May 12, 2016

KENT, Wash. – OMAX Corporation will highlight how the company’s abrasive waterjet technology is engineered to provide successful cutting solutions to the manufacturing industry at IMTS 2016. OMAX will have live cutting demonstrations in booth N-6228 to showcase how quickly their JetMachining Centers produce high precision parts from virtually any material. Visitors can watch 3D and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Plasma System expands from 4 to 8 cells to increase capacity.

May 9, 2016

Along with 65 x 69 x 97 in. chamber and 4–8 cell (8–16 panel) capacity, ModVIA™ provides technology to treat PCBs for desmear and etchback as well as provide surface activation. Integrated system accommodates diverse PCB panel technologies in various shapes and sizes, including rigid, flexible, through-hole, and blind via, and works with range of process gases: such as Ar, O2, N2, and CF4. While nominally equipped with 3 electronic mass flow controllers (MFCs), gas system supports 5 MFCs. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Guysons SP-10 Custom Grit Blaster for Batch Processing Gas Turbine Blades

May 5, 2016

When a major fortune 500 Aerospace company , who had built their reputation on being "dependable", selected Guyson to design and build a custom grit blaster for batch processing gas turbine blades; our engineering team realized that this was something truly unique . Our customer was involved throughout the design of the system and was impressed with how we were able to completely blast the... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Robotic Nozzle Cleaning Station reduces integration efforts.

April 29, 2016

With digital Ethernet communications, TOUGH GUN™ TT3E Reamer fosters integration into digital controls infrastructure. Design eliminates need for analog switch, which also reduces cabling requirements and reduces potential failure points. Also included, remote monitoring capabilities let companies oversee and troubleshoot I/O of each reamer function and its allowable parameters in real-time and without removing unit from weld cell. Automatic and manual modes afford distinct control options. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine incorporates Tier 4 engine.

April 28, 2016

Powered by Cummins US EPA Tier 4/EU Stage IIIB engine that burns ultra-low sulfur diesel, TracStar® 900 Series 2 Automatic fuses 12 in. IPS to 36 in. OD thermoplastic pipe. Fusion functions are controlled automatically with The Coach® pendant, which can also upload joint reports to McElroy DataLogger® Vault™. Self-contained with on-board generator for powering heater, all-terrain vehicle features rubber crawler tracks and is self-propelled via wireless remote control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools, Services

Radius Internal Cylindrical Grinders handle large workpieces.

April 28, 2016

With workhead on simultaneously swiveling B-axis, STUDER S121, S131, and S141 offer thermal stability, mechanical rigidity, and interpolation from -60° to +90°. Machines also have dressing spindle or fixed dresser on B-axis and measuring probe on grinding head. X and Z axes are in cross-slide arrangement or cross slide with model-dependent spindle/turret configuration. Respectively, max part length and max workpiece weight (including clamping device) are 11.8 in. and is 220 lb for all machines. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Wire Brushes, Abrasive Discs come in various sizes and styles.

April 26, 2016

MATHESON Select® industrial wire brushes and flap discs are intended for metal surface preparation and weld cleanup applications. Wire brushes are hand tools offered in various sizes, and flap discs are abrasive discs intended for use on power grinders and offered in various styles, sizes, and grits. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Schmidt Portable Abrasive Blasters

April 25, 2016

Stratus Technologies supplies and innovative Schmidt abrasive blasting systems that features efficient piping designed to provide the industry’s lowest pressure drop. For each drop in pressure of just 1 psi at the blast nozzle, a blasting system loses 1 1/2% in productivity, so minimizing pressure drop is important. Schmidt systems are low maintenance for reduced downtime. They’re designed... Read More