Finishing Machines & Tools

Machinery & Machining Tools

Linear Finishing Set handles rough grinding, cosmetic finishing.

May 23, 2016

Used for rough stock removal, surface conditioning, and cosmetic finishing on metals/hardwoods, linear finishing set includes 120 V, linear, variable-speed finishing tool with step-less speed range of 850–3,800 rpm at 900 W output. Other components include 5 in. dia POLINOX® non-woven PNZ finishing drum, which has interleaved layers of non-woven material and abrasive cloth; POLIVLIES® non-woven surface conditioning belts; aluminum oxide coated abrasive belt; and pneumatic drum holder for belts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Drywall Sander conserves time and effort during wall/ceiling prep.

May 18, 2016

Used prior to painting, plastering, or decorating, ELS 225.1 Long-reach Drywall Sander with VacuGlide™ prepares wall and ceiling seams with smooth finish. Adjustable vacuum suction of VacuGlide holds sander to surface, which reduces operator effort/fatigue, and spring-mounted dust shroud with sealing lip adapts to surface. Extending up to 9 ft, product also adapts to angles and employs 5.5 A, variable-speed motor that operates from 1,050–1,600 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX to Tout Engineering Benefits of Abrasive Waterjet Technology at IMTS

May 12, 2016

KENT, Wash. – OMAX Corporation will highlight how the company’s abrasive waterjet technology is engineered to provide successful cutting solutions to the manufacturing industry at IMTS 2016. OMAX will have live cutting demonstrations in booth N-6228 to showcase how quickly their JetMachining Centers produce high precision parts from virtually any material. Visitors can watch 3D and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Plasma System expands from 4 to 8 cells to increase capacity.

May 9, 2016

Along with 65 x 69 x 97 in. chamber and 4–8 cell (8–16 panel) capacity, ModVIA™ provides technology to treat PCBs for desmear and etchback as well as provide surface activation. Integrated system accommodates diverse PCB panel technologies in various shapes and sizes, including rigid, flexible, through-hole, and blind via, and works with range of process gases: such as Ar, O2, N2, and CF4. While nominally equipped with 3 electronic mass flow controllers (MFCs), gas system supports 5 MFCs. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Guysons SP-10 Custom Grit Blaster for Batch Processing Gas Turbine Blades

May 5, 2016

When a major fortune 500 Aerospace company , who had built their reputation on being "dependable", selected Guyson to design and build a custom grit blaster for batch processing gas turbine blades; our engineering team realized that this was something truly unique . Our customer was involved throughout the design of the system and was impressed with how we were able to completely blast the... Read More

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

Robotic Nozzle Cleaning Station reduces integration efforts.

April 29, 2016

With digital Ethernet communications, TOUGH GUN™ TT3E Reamer fosters integration into digital controls infrastructure. Design eliminates need for analog switch, which also reduces cabling requirements and reduces potential failure points. Also included, remote monitoring capabilities let companies oversee and troubleshoot I/O of each reamer function and its allowable parameters in real-time and without removing unit from weld cell. Automatic and manual modes afford distinct control options. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Pipe Fusion Machine incorporates Tier 4 engine.

April 28, 2016

Powered by Cummins US EPA Tier 4/EU Stage IIIB engine that burns ultra-low sulfur diesel, TracStar® 900 Series 2 Automatic fuses 12 in. IPS to 36 in. OD thermoplastic pipe. Fusion functions are controlled automatically with The Coach® pendant, which can also upload joint reports to McElroy DataLogger® Vault™. Self-contained with on-board generator for powering heater, all-terrain vehicle features rubber crawler tracks and is self-propelled via wireless remote control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools, Services

Radius Internal Cylindrical Grinders handle large workpieces.

April 28, 2016

With workhead on simultaneously swiveling B-axis, STUDER S121, S131, and S141 offer thermal stability, mechanical rigidity, and interpolation from -60° to +90°. Machines also have dressing spindle or fixed dresser on B-axis and measuring probe on grinding head. X and Z axes are in cross-slide arrangement or cross slide with model-dependent spindle/turret configuration. Respectively, max part length and max workpiece weight (including clamping device) are 11.8 in. and is 220 lb for all machines. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Wire Brushes, Abrasive Discs come in various sizes and styles.

April 26, 2016

MATHESON Select® industrial wire brushes and flap discs are intended for metal surface preparation and weld cleanup applications. Wire brushes are hand tools offered in various sizes, and flap discs are abrasive discs intended for use on power grinders and offered in various styles, sizes, and grits. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Schmidt Portable Abrasive Blasters

April 25, 2016

Stratus Technologies supplies and innovative Schmidt abrasive blasting systems that features efficient piping designed to provide the industry’s lowest pressure drop. For each drop in pressure of just 1 psi at the blast nozzle, a blasting system loses 1 1/2% in productivity, so minimizing pressure drop is important. Schmidt systems are low maintenance for reduced downtime. They’re designed... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Suction Blast Cabinets

April 25, 2016

Startus Technologies has an innovative Pro-Finish suction cabinets which cost less and are simpler than pressure cabinets. These suction cabinets blast continuously without the need to stop for media refills, and they simplify the use of multiple nozzles. The results are usually comparable to those achieved with a pressure system although production rates are not so high. When initial cost and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Tumblast Systems

April 22, 2016

Stratus Technologies supplies Gibson Tumble Blasters process multiple parts, ranging in size from small to medium, with a level of speed and efficiency unmatched by other types of equipment in a comparable price range. Gibson produces Tumble Blasters in six standard models with load capacities ranging up to 3,000 pounds or 24 cubic feet. Our smaller units, available with either wheel or... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

3DT's Popular MultiDyne Corona Treating System Now with Improved Treating Heads for Better Performance and Savings

April 22, 2016

Germantown, WI, USA. – 3DT LLC of Germantown, Wisconsin has updated its MultiDyne corona treating heads from a molded head to an assembled one. This change assures a sturdier platform for consistent surface treatment. Additionally, should a component fail over time, it can easily and inexpensively be replaced; a cost-saving benefit to customers. MultiDyne improves adhesion on 3-D parts... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Blast Equipment

April 22, 2016

Stratus Technologies carries an innovative and extensive line of Air blast equipment that can satisfy both specific and general customer needs. There are various options; Portable units, Blast rooms, Blast cabinets, and Automated Blast cabinets. They will help find the best and most cost effective solution for your production needs. Automated Barrel Blasters is designed to handle larger... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Burnishing Tools enhance fatigue-prone component manufacturing.

April 19, 2016

Self-contained hydraulic tools of 11073 Series are designed to manufacture fatigue-prone components in oilfield and heavy transportation industries using CNC lathe. With proper use, these tools enhance fatigue life of highly stressed, high-cycle components without slowing down process. Primary styles include Straight, Right Hand 45°, and Left Hand 45°, where each presents roll at different angle relative to shank. Tool angle can be further rotated (via lathe turret) to meet specific profile requirement. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grinding Wheels feature pure ceramic oxide grain.

April 15, 2016

Featuring hardness grade Q, Series CO 24 Q SG is suited for weld grinding, chamfering, deburring, and surface grinding. Depressed center grinding wheels employ contamination-free abrasives without fillers or blends and are rated for stainless steel (INOX). Offering optimal results on high-powered angle grinders, wheels are available in sizes from 4.5 in. diameter x ¼ in. thick with max speed of 13,300 rpm to 9 in. diameter x ¼ in. thick with max speed of 6,600 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

McElroy Fusion Machine Selected for Desert Water Line Project

April 14, 2016

McElroy’s MegaMc® 1600 fusion machine was selected to fuse pipe in support of drought mitigation activities being undertaken by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. As a part of an ongoing initiative to preserve water resources during the West’s ongoing and historic drought, Reclamation is updating aged infrastructure to be able to achieve greater efficiency out of... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical-Sheet Pass-Through Abrasive Blasting | ABS Custom Sandblast Equipment

April 6, 2016

Industry: Automotive Manufacturing Application: Custom Blast Equipment to Automatically Feed & Blast Vertical Composite Sheets Abrasive Blast Systems recently designed & fabricated a custom blast solution which allows the customer to automatically blast many different sizes of composite sheets in a vertical orientation. This vertical orientation assists the customer in reducing media... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Blast Regulator increases abrasive efficacy via even distribution.

April 4, 2016

Adaptable to fit Wheelabrator and non-Wheelabrator abrasive separators, Abrasive Curtain Regulator (ACR) negates problems arising from uneven abrasive distribution and residual sand in abrasive cycles of foundry blast equipment. Solution ensures full abrasive curtain is maintained at all times, which promotes abrasive cleaning efficacy as well as blast wheel performance consistency. Also, ACR stabilizes condition of abrasive operating mix and prevents unnecessary abrasive waste. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

OMAX Corporation to Highlight Abrasive Waterjet Technology at MMTS

March 31, 2016

KENT, Wash. - OMAX® Corporation will showcase the many benefits of abrasive waterjets as a co-exhibitor in Spark Co. booth 625 at the Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS), May 16-18. Visitors to the booth will experience firsthand how OMAX abrasive waterjet machines allow shops to process virtually any material, part thickness or geometry more effectively than other fabrication... Read More