Finishing Machines & Tools

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

Machinery & Machining Tools

A/O Abrasive Cut-Off Wheels cut steel and ferrous metals.

September 24, 2014

Featuring 100% aluminum oxide (A/O) abrasive, Norton Gemini RightCut Wheels provide clean, precise, straight, burr-free cut with 045 in. thin design that reduces material waste, accelerates cutting process, and minimizes kerf loss. Design also lends to extended use and minimizes required pressure while cutting. Suited for portable, guarded right angle grinders, cut-off wheels come in Type 01 (4–7 in.) and Type 27 (4–9 in.). Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric Pipe Beveling Tool end preps where air isn't available.

September 11, 2014

Able to perform any angle of prep, including compound bevels and J-preps, ESCO MILLHOG® Mini Electric Pipe Beveling Tool features 1,800 W, 110/230 Vac, 40–60 Hz motor and self-centering draw rod mechanism that rigidly mounts into tube or pipe ID. Portable tool utilizes wedge-lock blade locking system and pulls thick chip without oils. Suitable for boiler tubes and pipes from 1¼ ID to 6 5/8 in. OD, tool offers 2-speed operation (18 and 60 rpm) to handle various metals and alloys. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Plasma System suits semiconductor and electronics packaging.

September 3, 2014

Equipped with 5.5 liter plasma chamber, FlexTRAK-S™ supports variable-size form factors including boats, carriers, Jedec/Auer® boats, strips, and laminates. System can be configured for magazine-to-magazine processing of single and multiple strips or lead frames, reel-to-reel, and as standalone for island-based production environments. Offering direct, downstream, and ion-free plasma treatment modes, system features SMART Tune™ Management System for closed-loop plasma control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Aluminum-Oxide Honing Stones provide heavy stock removal.

August 5, 2014

Available for Sunnen General Hone tools as well as those of other manufacturers, 60-grit Premium Red Aluminum Oxide Abrasive resists chip loading and galling, even in stainless steel. Product is specifically formulated for machining oil/gas industry parts where fast, base-metal removal is critical to enlarging bore in short cycle time. Abrasive offers alternative for shops where inexperienced machine operators might damage faster-cutting, but higher cost superabrasives. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Robotic Blasting Systems utilize automatic tool changer.

July 23, 2014

Robotic Blasting and Shot Peening Machines use automatic tool changer when production processing routine for particular component requires using 2 or more different sizes or types of blast nozzles. Multiple tools can be automatically selected by robot according to programmed process recipes. In addition to enabling multi-tasking of robotic blast system, tool changing capability enables unmanned operation and can eliminate need for multiple machines for separate blasting steps in sequence. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multifunctional Tool performs blending and finishing tasks.

July 17, 2014

Applicable to tasks from rough grinding and blending to polishing up to mirror finish, VARLIEX® WSF 1800 employs 15 A (1,710 W) motor with tachogenerator feedback technology and features infinitely variable speed control (2,000–7,600 rpm). Latter extends service life of abrasive disc, prevents glazing of disc and heat deformation of work piece, and reduces noise. EASY-LOCK clamping nut and spindle lock button let user change discs in seconds and without tools. Read More