Finishing Machines & Tools

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... 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