Finishing Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Plantex Ceramic Flap Discs feature abrasive structure.

November 28, 2016

Available in 4-1/2" and 5" diameters and in grits of 40, 60 and 80, Plantex Ceramic Flap Discs feature backing plate made of polypropylene binder. Delivering speeds of 5000 to 8000 rpm, unit’s hemp fiber provides high insulating, vibration damping and noise-reducing properties. Suitable for grinding all metals including stainless steel, steel, aluminum, titanium, bronze, flap discs automatically reduce in size during grinding.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Walter Surface Technologies Announces New Innovations for Fabtech 2016 in Las Vegas - Booth N2704

November 14, 2016

Montreal QC / Windsor, CT November 10th, 2016 – Walter Surface Technologies, the global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, is pleased to announce that it will once again be exhibiting at the FABTECH Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, from November 16-18, 2016. Companies looking to improve quality and increase productivity in the workplace are...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Red Heat R983 Abrasive Belts and Discs contain no performance-inhibiting dies.

November 13, 2016

Wear resistant, Norton Red Heat R983 suite of products comes with enhanced grain/bond adhesion. Designed for grinding and polishing metals, R983 Flap Discs are available in three shapes and in sizes ranging from 4" x 5/8" up to 7" x 7/8". R983 Discs are available in TS (Type II) and TR (Type II) in sizes ranging from 1-1/2" to 3". R983 Belts come in lengths ranging from 11" to 700," stand widths from 1/8" to 52" and grit sizes from P36 - P120.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Tiger Angled Flap Discs come with self-sharpening zirconium flap disc.

November 10, 2016

Available in 7/8-inch arbor or 5/8-inch -11 nut for fast change-over, Tiger Angled Flap Discs features 90° angled flap design which allows operator to grind at higher or lower angle. Featured with phenolic blocking, units reduce the risk of gouging of workpiece while grinding fillet welds for smoother finish. Suitable for grinding steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other hard-to-grind metals, discs are available in ceramic flap and zirconium flap discs.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Synchro-Form Adaptive Bending Technology eliminates accumulative error.

November 9, 2016

Available in tandem, tridem and quadem configurations, Synchro-Form Adaptive Bending Technology automatically maintains angular consistency. Offering in 320 tons by 13 feet (4 meters) up to 3000 tons by 46 feet (14 meters) models, unit uses laser scanner and synchro modules to manipulate, position and measure each bend, relaying the digital information to the TOUCH-B control. Device is suitable for crane boom, yellow goods, lighting pole, wind-power industries.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Tiger UltraCut Cutting Wheels comes with self-sharpening zirconia alumina grain.

November 9, 2016

Available in both zirconia alumina grain and INOX, Tiger UltraCut 1 mm Cutting Wheels come in diameters of 4 1/2 and 5 in. UltraCut 1 mm delivers clean, precise cuts with smaller seams on thin sheet metal, tubes and small diameter rods. Weiler SOLID CORE technology helps in increasing wheel life and stability, maximize cuts per wheel, reduce changeover time, and minimize costs. INOX wheels are suitable for cutting in stainless applications.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Surface Preparation with Guysons Robotic Blast System

November 8, 2016

Guyson has just completed another one of its popular RB-9, robotic blasting systems. The customer had a very demanding surface preparation specification that could only be achieved by precise robotic gun manipulation and part fixturing and the use of high performance model 75/12 media cyclone.

This machine is equipped with a FANUC M10iA six axis robot that is protected with a Guyson...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Medium-Diameter Pipe Fusion Machine is rugged and maneuverable.

October 27, 2016

Offering on-site maneuverability with self-contained and self-propelled all-terrain system, TracStar® Series 2 shares common vehicle interchangeable with 28, 250, 412, and 618 fusion machines for 2 in. IPS to 18 in. OD thermoplastic pipe. Unit is powered by diesel engine and features Centerline Guidance System for equal distribution of force around joint. Carriage can be converted from 4 to 3 jaws and is removable for in-ditch fusion, and on-board generator powers hydraulics and heater. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

miSmartBuffer Devices can generate multiple frequencies using per output dividers.

October 21, 2016

Capable of reducing complexity in designing clock trees, ZL40250-ZL40253 buffers can generate native signal types such as LVDS, LVPECL, HCSL, HSTL and CMOS. Unit allows devices to interface to other components on the board without level shifters or termination components. Product features CMOS output voltages from 1.5 volts (V) to 3.3V and does not require multiple regulators.
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Machinery & Machining Tools

WIDIA's Disc-style Carbide-tipped Reamer (Top Ream) features TRM series mounting mechanism.

October 14, 2016

Using a single carbide disc and brazed joint, instead of four to eight individually brazed carbide tips, Top Ream carbide reaming solution provides a strong connection that is virtually immune to thermal effects during machining operations. WU05PR covers majority of hole finishing needs, with diameters up to 42 mm (1.65 in.), with the TRF shank-style starting at 14 mm (0.551 in.), and the TRM modular tool from 20 mm (0.787 in.) and up. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

New Festool HK/HKC Carpentry Saws Win Industry Recognition

October 7, 2016

2016 Editors’ Choice Award from Tools of the Trade and Best Corded Saw from ProTool Reviews PTIA Lebanon, IN – The new carpentry saw from Festool, the HK/HKC, has just won a 2016 Editors’ Choice Award from Tools of the Trade and a 2016 PTIA (Power Tool Innovation Award) from Protool Reviews. Launched just last month, the Festool HK/HKC Carpentry saw, with integrated guide rail and other...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Diamond Abrasive Wheel delivers clean, smooth cuts.

October 4, 2016

Featuring solid steel body that minimizes risk of breakage, LENOX METALMAX™ is made with metal cutting diamonds bonded to wheel's surface. Diamond cutting edge wheel does not wear away, allowing it to hold its original wheel diameter until last cut. Because product does not wear out, there is substantial reduction of odor and airborne particles. LENOX METALMAX works in wide range of materials including steel, stainless steel, cast iron, rebar, sheet metal, aluminum, and non-ferrous metals. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Weiler Upgrades Roughneck and Wolverine Stringer Bead Wheels

September 21, 2016

Stringer Bead wheels have been re-engineered for unmatched cleaning, increased life, effortless operation and better value CRESCO, Pa. — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning has announced the upgrade of its Roughneck and Wolverine 4-inch Stringer Bead wheels. The Stringer Bead wheels have been re-engineered...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Weiler to Introduce New Product Offerings at FABTECH 2016

September 15, 2016

Attendees of FABTECH can explore a variety of product offerings and product line upgrades at booth N3704 CRESCO, Pa. — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning announced it will attend FABTECH 2016 in Las Vegas, November 16 to 18 at booth N3704 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company will showcase a...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flap Discs grind and blend carbon and stainless steel.

September 1, 2016

Featuring self-sharpening Zirconia Alumina grain, Wolverine® Abrasive Flap Discs deliver aggressive grinding from start to finish. Discs come in both Type 27 and Type 29 styles, allowing for optimal angle of approach and finish. For fast changeover, flap discs are available with quick-change 5/8 in. – 11 nut, in addition to 5/8 and 7/8 in. arbors and variety of diameters to fit all tool sizes. Fabricators can choose between phenolic or more rigid aluminum back. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Atmospheric Plasma Cleaner features handheld design.

August 30, 2016

Operating with no external gas hookup, Plasma Wand is suited for spot cleaning and surface modification of large objects before bonding. By removing organic material and activating surfaces, product optimizes strength of bonds. Plasma cleaning works well on materials such as glass, plastic, rubber, and even metal. With treatment distance of 5–10 mm and treatment width of 5–20 mm, Plasma Wand is suited small production facilities, research labs, and universities. Read More

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 in...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