Finishing Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Weiler Expands Bonded Abrasives Offering

August 26, 2016

Expanded options include new combo wheels for pipeline cutting and grinding, and two new Type 28 grinding wheels for aggressive grinding needs CRESCO, Pa. — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning has announced the expansion of its Tiger® bonded abrasives offering. The expanded line of products, manufactured... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Blending Disc eases finishing in hard-to-reach areas.

August 22, 2016

Constructed using heat-resistant non-woven matrix, Blendex U™ Turbo provides consistent finish without smearing. Self-sharpening grains allow for high material removal on many different surfaces, including steel, stainless steel, and aluminum alloys. Using Blendex™ Unitized Technology, disc was designed specifically to blend fillet welds as well as deburr sharp edges commonly found across automotive, aerospace, food and beverage, manufacturing, and fabrication industries. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fusion Machine handles pipe from 16-48 in. OD.

August 18, 2016

Designed to function in ditch, on ground, or on wheels, MegaMc® 1648 Series 2 features electric-powered hydraulic system to assist in all functions, including operation of jaws, pipe lifts, heater, and facer. Fusion carriage, mounted on wheeled chassis, can convert from 4 to 3 jaws as needed and interchanges with tracked counterpart to create self-propelled, all-terrain, track-mounted fusion machine. Series 2 allows for butt fusion of most fittings without special holders or removal of outer jaw. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Diamond, Borazon Grinding Pins target precision ID applications.

August 5, 2016

Available on carbide shank for strength and precision, Micro Diamond and Borazon Grinding Pins are suited for extremely small precision ID grinding. Working ends are coated with Diamond or Borazon; 500/600 grit is used on 0.016 dia model and 325/400 grit is used on 0.020 and 0.024 in. dia models. In addition to ceramics and electronics industries, applications in other industries include mold, tool, and die making. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

PFERD Inc to Feature Metal Finishing Solutions at Fabtech 2016

August 1, 2016

Milwaukee, WI— PFERD INC., a global manufacturer and distributor of abrasives, brushes and power tools, will highlight its precision products and power tools as well as its PFERDVALUE® program in booth N2004 at FABTECH 2016, November 16-18, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The company will present featured products from its comprehensive line of metal cutting and finishing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Centerless Grinding Wheels increase working life, stock removal.

July 26, 2016

Available with ceramic, aluminum oxide, silicon carbide grain, and abrasive blends to maximize user grinding safety and efficacy, Norton Century45™ Centerless Wheels provide continually sharp wheel face that increases stock removal and reduces grinding times. Chemistry optimizes grain retention, which porosity for given hardness and thereby offers hard grade with softer grade performance. Design also decreases grinding noise levels. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Abrasive Discs cut titanium and brass.

July 22, 2016

Designed with silicon-carbide based formulation, Zip Titan™ and Chopcut Titan™ help prevent materials being cut from overheating. Keeping metal cooler helps preserve mechanical properties and surface integrity of titanium and brass. Both discs offer extended lifetime as well as faster and freer cuts. Chopcut Titan™ is designed specifically for performance cutting on portable chop saws. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Fusion Machine handles 2-10 in. polypropylene pipe. .

July 19, 2016

Designed to meet needs of HVAC, plumbing, and mechanical industries, Acrobat™ 250 is equipped with lightweight hydraulic power unit that can easily be moved around jobsite. Lightweight heater and guide rod latching system eliminates need to manually hold heater in place during overhead fusions, minimizing operator fatigue. Compact design allows operators to fuse pipe in confines of walls, ceilings, and floors. To further reduce footprint, carriage can be configured from 4 to 3 jaws without tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Abrasive Belt Tool extends operation in inaccessible areas.

July 12, 2016

Used for deburring, blending, and cleaning, Dynapoint II runs 7 in. long abrasive cartridge rolls that reduce downtime associated with frequent changeout. This air-powered abrasive belt machine, running at 20,000 rpm, offers max reach of 3 ½ in. that is suited for diverse industry use. Available in grits from 50–120, abrasives are hand-tightened for accelerated and simple adjustments. Housing promotes maneuverability, and Safety-Lock Lever prevents accidental start up. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Sanding Disc provides maximum stock removal on any surface.

July 1, 2016

Formulated with blue zirconium grain blend to accelerate material removal, Topcut™ Sanding Disc is designed for finishing applications on steel and stainless steel. Cooler sanding helps to preserve metals and ensure they will not overheat. Discs are supplied in protective packaging designed with humidity control to preserve wheel's physical properties until ready for use. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

New Compact Burnishing Tools are Ideal for Swiss-Type Machines

June 27, 2016

Dayton, OH - Swiss ID Burnishing Tools by Elliott Tool Technologies are ideal for accurate sizing, low micro-finishing, and surface hardening of ID holes down to 4 mm.  With the tool body completely inside the tool block, the new 5918 series features an adjustment knob which protrudes from the rear of the tool shank, thus allowing the burnishing tool size to be adjusted for diameter without... Read More

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