Finishing Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Abrasive Belts improve productivity by reducing process time.

June 30, 2015

Vortex® Rapid Prep Belts come in Low Flex (LF) – high-lift nylon fiber bonded to strong nylon scrim backing – and Regular Flex (RF) – low stretch design with nylon fiber bonded to Y-weight polyester backing – versions. Agglomerated aluminum oxide grain increases cut rate on aluminum, titanium, and stainless steel, while Clean Bond™ resin technology eliminates rework process steps by producing smooth, smear-free finishes for aerospace, metal and stainless fabrication, and MRO applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Pipe Beveling Tool features bevel, face, and bore blade holder.

June 29, 2015

Offered in air- and electric-powered models, Prepzilla MILLHOG® machines 1.5 in. ID to 8.625 in. OD pipes using 8 sets of clamps and one mandrel. Rigid 3-blade holder bevels, faces, and bores in one operation and ensures smooth transfer when matching 2 different pipe schedules. Able to produce end preps at any angle without cutting oils, ID clamping tool features dual-opposed tapered roller bearings, direct drive gears, rigid blade lock system, and TiN-coated T-15 tool steel cutter blades. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Modular Tooling System shortens changeovers.

June 12, 2015

Part of VersaHone family of honing products, VHT Tooling System is designed to maximize productivity and shorten changeovers from part to part. System features rotary expansion drive with 10:1 eccentric gear ratio and threaded tool connection. With inclusive range of 1.98–22.0 in. I.D. based on modular design, VHT uses standard OH500 and OH700 stones and guides. System is suitable for customers who deal with short runs and broad range of part diameters. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube and Pipe Beveler preps small bore heavy wall tubes.

May 29, 2015

Developed for machining highly alloyed tubes, ESCO C-HOG MILLHOG® O.D. Clamping End Prep Tool features rugged clamp that mounts onto outside of tube, evenly distributing holding power to assure chatter-free end prep. Tool is 1 ¾ in. wide to fit in tight areas and is equipped with 1.07 hp pneumatic motor that runs at 130 rpm. Capable of prepping tube and pipe from ½–3 in. O.D., tool is suited for high-purity piping systems requiring 37 ½° bevels, flat-facing, J-preps, or orbital welding. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Compact Marking Unit suits short-run applications.

May 27, 2015

Featuring compact, programmable design, DOTStar 520 provides permanent, flexible marking on metal and plastic workpieces. Unit features 120 x 100 mm marking area that allows for text of one or more lines in free scalable size, along with angles, circular arcs, and date, time, and consecutive numeration. Operating with dynamic stepping motors and low noise drive belt, unit accommodates 7 x 5, 9 x 7 dot-peening, and vibropeening marking fonts as well as datamatrix coding to ECC200 specification. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin Table Robotic Grit-Blast System minimizes downtime.

May 20, 2015

Featuring 2 servomotor-driven turntables on shuttle transfer cart for facilitated loading/unloading during automated grit blasting cycle, RB-72 TT is designed for descaling and surface preparation of components up to 66 in. dia and 4,000 lb. Other features include 6-axis Fanuc M-710iA robot, Fanuc R-30iB controller, and safety light curtains. Scanner wand at each side of robotic grit blasting system automates component identification and call-up of correct process recipe and motion program. Read More

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

Pass Through Washer offers adjustable flow, max coverage.

April 29, 2015

Featuring 24 in. wide by 24 in. tall wash zone on chain mesh belt conveyor, CBW 2424H offers adjustable belt flow from 2–20 fpm on continuous pass through basis. There are 80 nozzles placed over 8 spray bars overhead and 8 spray bars under top plane of belt for maximum coverage. For 360° coverage, same spray bars provide side spray. Cabinet of 12-Gauge powder coated steel as standard, and 10 hp vertical centrifugal pump with 450 gal tank reservoir produces pressures to 65 psi. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Vertical CNC Grinder includes polygon capability.

April 17, 2015

Featuring compact 10.76 ft² main body, Model GPV-10-20 is powered by direct drive motor which facilitates polygon grinding. System features 3.93 in. diameter swing over table, max work piece height of 7.87 in. and weight capacity of 22.05 lb. Gate structure ensures accuracy by counter measuring against vibration, thermal displacement, and noise. Mounted on wheel side of wheelhead, non-concentric hydrodynamic bearing maintains low processing heat by optimizing bearing clearance and wedge angle. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Machining Center combines turning and grinding.

April 17, 2015

Combining vertical turning technology with finish grinding, Model VLC 100 GT is suitable for chucked components up to 100 mm in diameter, such as gears, single cams and cam rings, pump rings, or sprockets. Main spindle provides max speed of 6,000 rpm and power rating of 19.5/12.5 kW at 40%/100% duty cycle. Equipped with integrated measuring technology, machine utilizes pick-up concept where main spindle is used to load and unload workpieces from integrated conveyor belt or shuttle. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Green & Clean

Water Jet Pump Units minimize emissions.

April 10, 2015

Available on convertible high-pressure pump units, UltraGreen™ Packages feature environmentally friendly Tier 4F engines that comply with EPA emissions regulations, which limit NOx emissions to 10% of the level allowable 20 years ago, and particulate matter to 5% of old level. Systems are trailer-mounted for towing to job sites, and offer fast conversion to variety of operating pressures, often up to 40,000 psi. Read More

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