Finishing Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ceramic Grain Abrasives offer optimized self-sharpening.

March 20, 2015

Engineered for high rates of stock removal in metalworking applications, Ceramic PLUS features fine crystalline structure, providing aggressive grains and extended life. XK885Y and XK880Y are available in Polyester Y-Cloth backing (coarse up to 60 grit) and Polyester X-Cloth backing (80 grit and finer). With grits from 20–120, XK885Y is suitable for high pressure, dry/wet grinding applications, while XK880Y, with grits from 24–120, suits medium pressure, dry/wet grinding applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Rotary Wet Blast System operates in manual, semi-automatic modes.

March 18, 2015

Model SS-10 SA employs 5 wet blast guns and uses abrasive- or bead-type media for dustless blast cleaning, descaling, surface preparation, and cosmetic finishing of components. Fabricated from non-corroding composite material, 60 x 70 in. blast cabinet stands 96 in. tall. Wet blasting chamber interior is lined with sheet rubber, and 50 x 50 in. swing door provides access to blast enclosure on each side. Track extension and transfer cart allows 49 in. dia rotary table to be rolled out for loading/unloading. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC End Machining Center offers continuous production.

March 18, 2015

Offering completely automated operation with chip removal and scrap handling managed separately, Model BC80 is suited for cut to length, chamfering, facing, boring, and threading of tube and bar. Machine can provide 24-hour production processing of tube up to 3.15 in. diameter with lengths from 0.4–13 in. All tube changeover adjustments are handled from single location. Available in lengths to 40 ft, bundle loader can be filled without interrupting production. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Waterjet Intensifier Pump suits shops with limited power.

March 9, 2015

Drawing 37 full load amps at 460 Vac or 74 full load amps at 230 Vac, 30 hp Model iP60-30 produces 0.6 gpm of ultra-high pressure water at continuous operating pressure of 55,000 psi. Tie-rod design eliminates threads on high pressure cylinders, end caps, and hydraulic cylinders, while matched metal components prevent galling of hydraulic components. Pump includes hydraulic accumulator which provides smooth hydraulic pressure, minimizes spikes, and prolongs pump life. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Non-Woven Abrasives blend, clean, finish, deburr, and polish.

March 5, 2015

JacksonLea® heavy-duty non-woven abrasive tools provide consistent cleaning, finishing, and polishing for steel, brass, aluminum, plastics, and wood. Specific products include soft-density, medium-grit, silicon carbide convolute surface-finishing wheels; medium-density, fine-grit convolute light-deburring wheels; hard-density, fine-grit convolute wheels for edge deburring; soft- or hard-density, medium-grit metal-blending wheels; and conformable, general-finishing flap brushes. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Larger Parts Cleaning Unit is pneumatically driven.

March 2, 2015

With opening diameter sized to permit cleaning of larger parts, 12 in. MiJET™ uses one existing shop air-line at CNC machine for operation and captures coolants for reuse. This pneumatically driven parts cleaning and collection unit also captures chips for recycling. With one-touch operation, parts can be blown off and cleaned immediately after machining while machine continues to cut parts. Exhausted air is filtered to levels that can help facility meet OSHA standards. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Shot Peen Machine features dual media capacity.

February 25, 2015

Accommodating parts weighing up to 1,000 lb and measuring up to 40 x 40 in., Shot Peen Machine has dual media capacity that involves 6-axis robotics and visual shot peen software designed to use different size shot peen media in back-to-back processes. Machine uses only conditioned, cut wire steel shot for durability and consistency in particle size and shape. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Robotic Blast System is designed for aircraft turbine blades.

February 23, 2015

Intended for processing aircraft turbine blades in production lots, RB-10-TC blasts pallet-load of components without human intervention. Fanuc M-10iA robot mounted on pedestal inside 60 x 60 in. blast enclosure and is fitted with custom gripper as EOAT, and single suction-blast gun or pressure-blast nozzle is bracketed within reach of component-manipulating robot. Transfer cart, cyclone separator/media reclaimer, vibratory screen classifier, and cartridge dust collector are also standard. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Powered Pipe Belt Finisher meets diverse application needs.

February 11, 2015

Utilizing .7 hp air motor, Pipe Belt Finisher runs at 3,400 rpm, uses ½–1½ in. wide x 30 in. long abrasive belts, and allows 180° of work piece abrasive capture at any time. Abrasive belt slack allows use on various sizes of pipe, and tension arm accelerates changing of both coated and non-woven belts. To increase operator comfort, belt housing and side handle are adjustable. Tool is suited for blending and finishing applications on metal, stainless steel, and other materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Job-Shop Honing Machine includes digital honing indicator.

February 11, 2015

Designed for medium to high production of parts with bore diameters from 0.060–4 in. in power-stroke mode, Model SH-2000 is equipped with 2.25 kW spindle drive that delivers 200–3,000 rpm, adjustable in fine increments. Machine's 0.75 kW stroker drive produces stroke rates of 60–350 spm, with stroke lengths of 0.236–6.7 in. Spindle speed, stroke speed, and other parameters are set via Siemens PLC/HMI touchscreen, with diagnostics stored in control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Safety & Security Equipment, Adhesives & Sealants

Adhesive Gripping Material helps prevents towel contamination.

January 26, 2015

Featuring water-resistant ShurStep® Non-Skid Abrasive Tape, Get A Grip stops drying towels from falling to floor. This household product, comprised of die-cut, non-slip, peel-and-stick solution, applies in seconds to bathroom towel bars, kitchen appliances, and other racks/handles in various areas throughout home. Rubber-based adhesive coating adheres to any smooth, clean, and dry surface and features finely ground abrasive particulates (80 grit). Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine suits confined work settings.

January 23, 2015

Featuring top-loading heater and facer, In-Ditch 48 brings fusion capability to confined work settings using large-diameter pipe. Machine features maximum pressure of 3,000 psi to serve various in-ditch applications for 16–48 in. OD pipe. Removable jaws and clamp cylinder facilitate loading, while 4-jaw carriage converts to 3-jaw configuration to fuse short pipe stubs. For mobility, machine offers multiple lifting points, carriage spreader bar, and skidded carriage. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Low-Force Fusion Machine works efficiently in tight areas.

December 11, 2014

Able to be configured from 4 jaws to 3 jaws without use of tools, Acrobat™ 160 lets operators fuse 63–160 mm polypropylene pipe for plumbing, mechanical, and geothermal projects and various other indoor applications with constrictive work spaces. Facer and heater can be loaded from top or bottom (3-jaw configuration) of carriage, and design facilitates manipulation when performing fusions overhead as well on ground. Machine comes with HPU and inserts for butt-fused polypropylene pipe sizes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Universal ID Cylindrical Grinder handles long workpieces.

November 18, 2014

Offered in 3 sizes to machine workpieces with max lengths of 11.81, 27.56, and 51.18 in. and IDs up to 9.84 in., STUDER S141 employs grinding spindle turret that accommodates up to 4 grinding spindles; universal measuring probe; and internal grinding quills in lengths up to 10.433 in. With direct-drive integrated swivel axis and high-resolution measuring system, turret rotates/positions with repeatability of <1 angular sec. Workhead can be direct or belt driven. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Robotic Finishing Machine blasts shot or grit.

November 3, 2014

RB-RSSA-8, customized to meet requirements for cleaning and surface preparation of machined aerospace castings using either shot or grit media, features Fanuc Robotics LR Mate-200iD 6-axis robot mounted on reinforced back wall of blast chamber. Servomotor-driven, 24 in. dia turntable has 250 lb capacity, and media reclamation/delivery system enables separation of stainless steel shot and aluminum oxide grit media fed to two 2.3 ft³ pressure pots. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cutting and Sanding Accessories enhance tool versatility.

October 24, 2014

Along with metal core that will not shrink and prevents breaking, 7/8 in. dia 506CU and 1 ½ in. dia EZ506CU Premium Metal Cutting Wheels feature CBN abrasive grit. Oscillating tool accessory, MM730, is used for contour sanding on wood and has 5 unique contour shapes. Sandpaper tubes are available in 80, 120, and 240 grit options. Featuring 60 grit diamond abrasive, MM910 60 Grit Diamond Paper accessory removes tough materials as well as paint/oil stains, mortar, and rust. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Conditioning Products suit challenging applications.

October 20, 2014

Designed for use in belt forms where high-tensile machines and/or operating conditions require belt with low stretch properties, Rapid Prep™ RF (regular flex) A/O products combine aluminum oxide (A/O) abrasive grain with strong Y-wt polyester backing. Clean Bond™ resin technology promotes smear-free finish, and Bear-Tex® materials suit surface conditioning applications. Durable and flexible products come in Coarse, Medium, Fine, and Very Fine grit sizes. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Robotic Grit-Blasting Cell descales forged automotive components.

October 14, 2014

Along with Fanuc iRVision system, RXS-400 features 3 automated blasting machines loaded and unloaded by vision-guided material handling robot. Rotary blast system has 180° indexing table with 2 spindles and one blast station. Multiple suction-blast guns are rigidly bracketed in position for complete coverage during timed blast cycle. Fanuc M-710iC/50 six-axis robot is mounted to floor, and EOAT consists of 2 pneumatically actuated, 3-finger grippers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Abrasive Wheels/Disc Brushes have crimped rectangular filament.

October 14, 2014

ATB FastCut composite wheels, ATB Uni-Lok max density disc brushes, ATB Uni-Lok Turbo disc brushes, and ATB Uni-Lok quick-change disc brushes are available with crimped rectangular filaments in both silicon carbide and aluminum oxide. While optimized for aggression, flexibility, and conformability, crimped rectangular filament also exhibits cool running properties and allows for accelerated feeding. Areas of use include finishing applications involving tougher materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Double End Finishing Machine handles parts as short as 1.0 in.

October 7, 2014

Capable of handling parts up to 8.0 in., Model 922 features 2 movable spindle heads mounted on precision ground rails over all-steel welded base. Twin heads simultaneously chamfer both inside and outside and face end of processed part, leaving smooth finish. Suitable for processing variety of carbon steels, alloys, and stainless steels, machine has single plane horizontal part clamping system that eliminates need for multiple clamp adjustments and allows accurate, repeatable centering of part. Read More