Abrasive Blasting Equipment

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

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

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

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, Materials & Material Processing

Automated Wet-Blast System features twin spindle design.

June 16, 2014

Featuring 40 x 40 in. footprint, Vaqua Komet is fabricated from polished 304 SS to ensure corrosion resistance. System provides 2 rotary spindles and programmable motion of wet-blast guns for blast cleaning and surface preparation in work cell. Four wet blasting guns fitted with boron carbide nozzles are mounted on adjustable brackets for correct positioning. Powered by 2 hp electric motor, urethane-lined pump delivers blasting slurry to guns and is designed without bearings or seals. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automated Slurry Blast System provides 2-axis gun motion.

April 7, 2014

Designed for wet-blast cleaning, descaling, and pre-polish treatment of dies or molds, custom-engineered, 72 x 72 in. Vaqua slurry blasting system has 1,500 lb capacity powered transfer cart, touchscreen HMI/display, and gun manipulator. Latter moves blast nozzles vertically and horizontally in repeatable programmed routine. Dual banks of 4 guns bracketed in position at correct angles and offsets on X-axis arms of gun move so that both faces of workpiece can be blasted simultaneously. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Rotary Indexing Wet-Blast Machine prepares critical surfaces.

January 7, 2014

Incorporating rotary spindles, 48 in. dia table with precision 120° cam indexer, and programmable linear nozzle motion, Vaqua 72 x 72 meets surface preparation requirements of turbomachinery component and precision product manufacturers. Abrasive slurry blasting system processes parts up to 30 in. high x 12 in. dia. Fabricated of polished 304 stainless steel, process enclosure of this 72 x 72 in. machine isolates slurry-blast operation from rinsing zone and front load-unload station. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Guns work with extension pipes to increase reach.

December 17, 2013

Super Blast Safety Air Guns with Extension Pipes, used for wide area blowoff, cooling, and drying, deliver forces from 4.5–23 lb at 12 in. from target at 80 psig. While promoting compliance with OSHA noise and dead-end regulations, 3 and 6 ft extension pipes enable access to otherwise inaccessible or difficult to reach areas while reducing excessive bending and reaching. Engineered air nozzles maximize entrainment of room air while minimizing compressed air consumption. Read More

HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Air Rinsing/Static Removal System removes dust and particulates.

October 18, 2013

Offering alternative to ionized compressed air and water rinsing systems, Ionized Air System cleans and removes static from plastics, cans, bottles, and other product surfaces. Air is accelerated through 15,000 rpm centrifugal blower, filtered and ionized, and directed onto or into target product via targeted nozzles. By neutralizing static charge that causes dirt to cling to products, ionized air releases dirt and particulates and leaves clean surface. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Robotic Surface Preparation System blasts trays of components.

September 18, 2013

Using 6-axis Fanuc LR Mate 200iC robot, Model RB-600 repeats programmed surface preparation routines on individual components and automatically processes full tray of parts. Articulated arm, mounted upside down on engineered structure under roof of grit-blasting chamber, is fitted with pneumatically actuated gripper and tailored suit of laminated fabric. Robotic motion programs and blast processing recipes for 50+ different components can be stored for instantaneous recall. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Robotic Blasting Center automatically changes tools.

June 4, 2013

Incorporating 6-axis Fanuc M-20iA robot rigidly mounted on pedestal inside 60 x 96 in. rotary table blasting cabinet, Robotic Grit-Blast System  automatically changes between blasting tools to perform critical surface preparation work around exterior of complex-shaped components, as well as recesses and interior surfaces of parts. Turntable, bearing interchangeable component-holding fixture, is servomotor driven and controlled as seventh axis of coordinated robotic motion. Read More

Textile Industry Products, HVAC, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Air Blower/Dryer comes in stand-alone and stackable versions.

April 10, 2013

Used to dry carpets, upholstery, and other surfaces, Windshear™ Storm is offered as stand-alone system for drying carpets in small to medium-sized rooms or another version that allows stacking of multiple units for increased power and performance. This 120 V, 22 x 16.5 x 11.5 in. unit runs on 2.4 A max, weighs 17.75 lb, and has rated air velocity of 3,400 fpm. Suited for disaster and restoration cleanup operations, dryer provides 0°/30°/90° airflow direction and has 24 ft power cord. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Robotic Grit-Blast System targets spray coating cells.

January 21, 2013

Featuring 54 x 46 x 42 in. blast process chamber, 7-axis Model RB-RSSA-8 is configured for precision roughening of component surfaces in production thermal spray coating cell. Single pressure-blast nozzle is fed by 3.5 ft³ capacity, ASME-certified pressure vessel and blast nozzle motion is provided by Fanuc M-10iA robot. Fitted with jawed chuck or T-slotted turntable, spindle can be controlled to turn clockwise and counterclockwise, and offers rotation at speeds adjustable from 0–300 rpm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Robotic Grit-Blast System features 72 x 72 in. work envelope.

December 14, 2012

Intended for surface preparation applications in aerospace industry, Model RB-72 utilizes Fanuc M-20iA robot as blast nozzle manipulator. Hollow arm of 6-axis robot allows blast hose to be routed directly through it. Powered turntable, measuring 36 in. in diameter, has 1,000 lb weight capacity. Servomotor-driven table is controlled as seventh axis of coordinated robotic motion to exactly orient components that are fixtured on it. T-slots facilitate positioning of interchangeable fixtures. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Robotic Glass Bead Peening Machine offers 7 axes of motion.

November 28, 2012

Using Fanuc M-10iA or comparable robot as blast gun manipulator and servomotor drive to orient turntable, RB-9 is designed for glass bead peening in NADCAP-compliant manufacturing and overhaul operations that must perform surface enhancement process according to AMS 2432 peening specifications. Robotic blast system has 36 in. dia, 500 lb capacity rotary table; 48 x 48 x 48 in. glass bead peening cabinet with 500 lb capacity, roof-mounted jib crane; and graphical touchscreen HMI. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Dry Ice Cleaning System delivers operational flexibility.

October 5, 2012

SDI Select™ 60 can shave with any dry ice media, from standard block, 3 mm pellets, nuggets, slices, and leftover scrap ice, or direct feed standard pellets. Able to clean surfaces of thin, hard contaminants without damaging substrate, system also lets operator bypass shaving media, turn up aggression, and clean using full 3 mm pellets when faced with heavier contaminants. System measure 24 x 28 x 43 in., operates from 20–250 psi, and has 60 lb hopper capacity and 0–6 lb/min feed rate. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Lean Robotic Blast Machine preps turbine buckets.

September 26, 2012

Designed for single-piece-flow processing of precision components, Model RB-600 is offered with adaptations for shot peening or surface preparation of turbine buckets and blades. Product is compatible with full spectrum of shot and grit blasting or peening media. Single blast gun or pressure nozzle is directed by 6-axis Fanuc Robotics LR Mate 200iC robot arm rigidly suspended from removable roof of blast cabinet, and nozzle motion is coordinated with component rotation. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Water Jet Pump Units are convertible from 6,000 to 40,000 psi.

March 27, 2012

Using simple conversion kit, 125 Series water jet pump units can be converted to any of eight operating pressures from 6,000 to 40,000 psi. Series features flow ranges of 4.4 to 32.5 gpm and choice of 125 or 145 hp diesel or electric engine. Unit's ultra-high pressures offer flexibility to do diverse jobs with a single water jet pump unit. Applications include contractor and industrial uses such as, surface preparation, pipe/tube cleaning, concrete hydrodemolition, and more. Read More