Abrasive Tools

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, 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

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

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Grinding Wheels help minimize operator fatigue.

March 23, 2016

Constructed using precisely engineered iron, sulfur, and chlorine-free resin technology, QUANTUM3™ (NQ3) Depressed Center Grinding Wheels provide uniform abrasive distribution throughout wheel. Unique bond was designed for retaining grains long enough during and after grain fractures, optimizing cut rates and wheel life. Offered in 4 x ¼ x 3/8 in. to 9 x ¼ x 7/8 in. sizes, wheels come in 12 Type 27 all-purpose models, 1 Type 28 all-purpose model, and 2 Type 27 models for foundry applications. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Non-Industrial Products, Portable Tools, Green & Clean

Floor Pad Scrubs, Buffs, Strips, and Polishes Floors while it Creates Jobs

March 4, 2016

Impact Earth™ Floor Pads from Impact Products include top quality stripping, scrubbing, spray buffing, polishing, and burnishing pads in a variety of dimensions. And these floor pads are also part of the USDA Bio-Preferred program, making them the greenest and most sustainable in the industry. Made from renewable, plant-based materials, Impact Earth pads are part of the “bio economy”... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

New Finishing Equipment has Arrived at Ran-Tech

March 2, 2016

We are very excited about our new Apex automated sheet sander.  We anticipate this equipment to free up manufacturing resources and speed processing of parts. MACHINE FEATURES

  • 13" wide sanding area.
  • Dual infeed and outfeed pinch rolls to ensure parts feed through machine properly
  • One- to three-head configurations with drum, brush, disc or combination... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Services

Flexible Abrasive Stars aid small diameter inner deburring.

February 26, 2016

POLISTAR flexible abrasive stars are designed for work on hard-to-reach inner surfaces of small-diameter bores and pipes in ¼–1 ½ in. dia range, and POLISTAR-TUBE multi-stage tubing system, manufactured using only stainless steel rivets, prevents corrosion on stainless steel pipes. Available in range of diameters and grit sizes, products can be stacked in several layers and aligned at offset from one another for optimal effect. Multi-stage internal fin-grinding system optimizes efficacy. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Multi-Mode Sanders conserve time during surface preparation.

February 22, 2016

Addressing needs of painters, remodelers, cabinetmakers, furniture makers, and other professionals, Rotex sanders offer dual mode operation. Gear-driven aggressive rotary mode suits rapid stock removal or polishing, while random orbital mode is designed for finish or detail sanding. Models include Rotex RO 150 FEQ (720 W), Rotex RO 125 FEQ (500 W), and Rotex RO 90 DX (400 W). Latter lets users switch from circular pad to delta-shaped pad in seconds and without any tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Paints & Coatings, Services

Surface Finishing and Abrasives App Helps Metalworking Professionals Work Better

February 17, 2016

Download the new Walter Abrasives Selector for on-the-job use Montreal QC / Windsor, CT – Walter Surface Technologies, the global industry leader in surface treatment technologies, announced today the launch of the new Walter Abrasives Selector app available for all iOS and Android smartphones. The free app is designed to help metalworking professionals select the optimum abrasive solution... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Abrasive Discs deburr, blend, and finish all metals.

January 18, 2016

With abrasive grain impregnated throughout whole disc in layers of non-woven cotton, Quick Change Disc Max aggressively grinds and blends while leaving consistent finishes in one action. Discs are available in 2 and 3 in. diameter sizes and 24, 36, 54, 80, and 120 grit in either Medium or Flexible bonds. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools

Nylon Abrasive Brushes offer extended life, accelerated cutting.

January 12, 2016

Blaze nylon abrasive brushes, which deliver controlled surface refinement and uniform finishing (internal and external), feature self-sharpening ceramic alumina abrasive that offers optimized point endurance and micro-fracturing properties. Heat- and stress-resistant, ceramic grain-infused filaments contribute to extended brush life and irregularly shaped surfaces conformability. Sizes range from ¼&ndash;14 in. dia (depending on brush type), and several configurations are available.<br /> Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Flap Discs enable one-step prep-to-paint finishing.

January 11, 2016

Designed for steel, stainless steel, and aluminum fabricators, Enduro-Flex 2-in-1 TURBO Discs incorporate proprietary Cyclone technology that contains high-tech blend of self-sharpening grains and cooling agents and provides ultra-high removal and blending rates without surface discoloration. Available in 4 ½ and 5 in. sizes, products also contain Blendex technology that allows for smooth surface conditioning, eliminating need to switch between multiple abrasives to achieve desired finish. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Industrial Abrasive Power Tools serve automotive applications.

December 9, 2015

National Detroit Legacy Series Air Tools include 5 and 6 in. dia DAQ Dual-Action Sanders for sanding filer and primer, removing rust and scale, and featheredging. Offered in same diameters, ELZ Dual-Action Sanders suit fine finishing, drop and base coat sanding, and polishing operations. At 800 rpm, 8 in. dia Gear-Driven Sander suits stock removal, leveling, paint removal, and body filler sanding jobs. FB8 Long Board Sander, at 6,000 rpm, features 2 ¾ x 16 in. rubber sanding pad. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Abtex Corp. Helps Electronics Manufacturer Boost Quality and Productivity

November 27, 2015

Protocase, Inc. manufactures fully custom sheet-metal electronics enclosures and mounting hardware, with an emphasis on quality. Their customer list includes some of the world's largest and most quality-conscious companies, including Apple, Boeing, General Motors and the U.S. Army.  Protocase promises customers two-to-three-day turnaround from CAD drawing to finished product, so maximum... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Paints & Coatings, Portable Tools

Stainless Steel Polishers achieve one-step #8 mirror finish.

November 25, 2015

Instant Polish Line includes stainless steel polishing products available in 3 formats: pre-applied on Quick Step Instant Polish Disc and Instant Polish Belt or stand-alone paste. Designed for industries where high quality mirrored finishes are required, including pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and construction and design, these products eliminate 3&ndash;4 steps in polishing process, including need to clean in-between polishing steps, and reduce consumable changeover frequency.<br /> Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Nanophase to Exhibit and Present Optical Polishing Solutions at Optifab 2015

October 2, 2015

Romeoville, Illinois  – Nanophase Technologies Corporation, a global provider of engineered nanomaterial solutions, will present two papers and exhibit their optical surface polishing products at next month’s Optifab conference in Rochester, N.Y. Nanophase representatives will be at Booth 304 at the Oct. 12-15 show to discuss their Cerium Oxide and Aluminum Oxide optical polishing... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Products to Highlight the Capabilities of an Advanced Node Copper Barrier Slurry at ICPT Conference

September 28, 2015

Copper Barrier Slurries Offer Device Makers Erosion Improvement and Reduced Defects LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Air Products (NYSE: APD) will feature its advanced copper barrier slurries for the electronics industry at the International Conference on Planarization Technology (ICPT), being held at the Wild Pass Horse Hotel Casino in Chandler, Ariz., from September 30-October 2. As part of the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

BART® Waterjet Abrasive Removal System Demonstrations Planned at FABTECH 2015

September 14, 2015

(Glens Falls, NY) - BARTON will present live demonstrations of the BART® abrasive removal system in booth #S-2384 at FABTECH 2015 in Chicago, November 9 – 12. The Barton Abrasive Removal Tool (BART®) has revolutionized the way operators remove spent garnet from their waterjet equipment. First introduced in 2009, BART is an easy to use and totally portable abrasive removal system. Waterjet... Read More