Attendees of FABTECH can explore a variety of product offerings and product line upgrades at booth N3704 CRESCO, Pa. — Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning announced it will attend FABTECH 2016 in Las Vegas, November 16 to 18 at booth N3704 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The company will showcase a... Read More
Available for both UHS and conventional machines, Impact Earth™ environmentally responsible floor pads are made from primary feedstock or sugar without using any oil or genetically modified materials. Various sizes are available for such applications as polishing, burnishing, scrubbing, and buffing. Read More
Featuring 7/32 in. orbit diameter and 6 in. abrasive disc, Model BO6050J has 2-mode switch for random orbit action (fine sanding/buffing) and random orbit with forced rotation (aggressive sanding/polishing). Tool provides 13,600 sanding strokes/min for carpentry and woodworking, as well as variable speed 1,600–6,800 random orbits/min for automotive and boat detailers. In addition to ergonomically designed barrel grip and side handle, sander has lock-on trigger switch and soft-start. Read More
Via interchangeable hand pieces, Rotomax functions as angle grinder, straight grinder, drum polisher, belt sander, tube polisher, or die grinder. Power ranges from 2.0–4.7 hp, and electronically controlled speeds range from 500–15,000 rpm in increments of 100 rpm. While lack of gearing lends to quiet operation, industrial-grade motor and solid-state electronic control ensure constant speed and torque during any application. Soft start, integrated braking, and LED speed gauge are standard. Read More
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
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
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
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
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
Comprised of controller, hand piece, foot pedal, hand piece holder, and 3 ceramic stone holders, Ultrasonic Eco Polisher delivers precision polishing and deburring capabilities. Body's weight and stable design, along with smooth vibration, help prevent fatigue even after extended operation. Product is designed for efficient use of detail polishing stones, including Ceramic Super Stones and Cristones®.
Manufactured with plant-based pellets, Impact Earth™ is available in various sizes for UHS and conventional machines for polishing, burnishing, scrubbing, and buffing. Construction is of primary feedstock or sugar and does not use any oil or genetically modified materials, while method of manufacture minimizes release of greenhouse gases. Read More
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
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 3–4 steps in polishing process, including need to clean in-between polishing steps, and reduce consumable changeover frequency.
Makita Continues to Expand the Tool Box for Contractors with More New Solutions Revealed at STAFDA 2015November 11, 2015
Makita closes 100th anniversary year with a range of new tools and accessories Phoenix, AZ – Makita is closing its 100th Anniversary Year with the announcement of over 40 innovative new tools and accessories, including: An 18V X2 LXT® Reciprocating Saw powered by two 18V Lithium-Ion batteries Three 18V LXT® high torque impact wrenches with category-leading torque The next generation... Read More
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
Available with ¼ in. or 6 mm chuck, ASC 9 Straight Grinder operates at speeds of 9,000 rpm and is suitable for work with non-woven brushes and flap wheels. ABC 7 Belt Grinder, operating at 7,000 rpm, can be fitted with 1/8, ¼, and ½ in. wide belts for applications with tight spaces. AKC 3 Fillet Weld Grinder features reduction gears and long aluminum neck for metalworking applications. With wraparound angle of at least 180°, ATC 7 Tube Polisher is suited for tubes up to 1 ¾ in. in diameter. Read More
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
Utilizing quality AB wire, Knotted-Wire Cup Brushes are designed for heavy-duty cleaning of metal surfaces. Brushes feature threaded-nut connection, aggressive knot style, and taller inner-cup design that forces brush to be used on filament tips, rather than bending for optimal performance. Brushes are specially designed for use on portable tools and filled with steel-wire filament for rigorous applications. Read More
Designed for porous roll surfaces that require specialized surface cleaning and conditioning, EzKleen™ Roll Polisher removes build-up without surface regrinds or special release coatings. Unit fits into most roll cleaners and incorporates application-specific cleaning pads. Pivot point allows self-adjustment for all blade angles and roll diameter situations. Read More
Powered by 10 A motor with variable speed trigger and dial that delivers no load speed of 0–3,000 rpm, 7 in. Model 9237C includes soft-start feature that ensures smooth start-ups and minimized fling-off of polish, wax, or paste. Wire mesh intake covers prevent wool fibers and other debris from entering motor. For comfort, polisher features lock-on trigger switch. Rubberized gear housing and loop handle provide added comfort for users and protection for delicate work surfaces. Read More