Abrasive Blast Equipment

Blast Machine incorporates Fanuc LR Mate 200iC robot.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Blast Machine incorporates Fanuc LR Mate 200iC robot.

Measuring 74 x 72 in. with safety-interlocked perimeter enclosure, Model RB-RSSA-6 features 42 in. wide blast chamber that houses single rotary spindle on which interchangeable component-holding fixture is mounted. When blast cycle is initiated, component is rotated at controlled and adjustable speed as single suction-blast gun is directed at target surfaces by 6-axis robot. PLC, to which robot...

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Robotic Grit-Blast Machine performs precise surface preparation.
Finishing Equipment

Robotic Grit-Blast Machine performs precise surface preparation.

Supplied with suction-blast or pressure-blast media delivery, RB-9 enables consistent production of specified finish on complex-shaped components. Its 6-axis robot serves as nozzle manipulator when mated with rotary table blast cabinet having 48 x 48 x 48 in. work envelope, and turntable rotation is controlled as seventh axis of robotic motion. System can maintain specific nozzle angle, offset,...

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Gear Grinders

Corrosion, Discoloration, and Contamination of Gears

Steps to take for avoidance of imperfections in the aesthetics and surface integrity of gearworks Roscoe, IL - Forest City Gear recently disseminated the following tips to its employees and would like to share these ideas with the gearmaking community, as well as users and assemblers of gearworks. This information is provided for reference only and any further questions or comments should be...

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Robotic Shot Peener automatically changes tools.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Robotic Shot Peener automatically changes tools.

Designed to change blast heads, Robotic Shot Peening Machine automatically performs multiple peening operations without manual adjustments. System is equipped with 3,000 lb capacity, 65 in. dia turntable that is driven by servomotor and controlled as 7th axis of robotic motion. One wall of 86 x 78 x 78 in. cabinet has large opening fitted with custom-tailored protective suit for articulated...

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Utility Conduit Cleaners feature heavy duty construction.
Applicator / Finishing / Cleaning Brushes

Utility Conduit Cleaners feature heavy duty construction.

Featuring oil-tempered spring steel bristles, Heavy Duty Stiff Spine conduit cleaners remove dirt, ash, sand, oxides, and debris, from utility conduits. They have work load capacity of up to 1,250 lb, and pulling eyes are located at both ends for pulling line attachment, simplifying cleaning in both directions. Offered in sizes ranging from 2-6 in. dia and 4-5.25 in. in length, Conduit Cleaners...

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Tumble-Blast Machine pressure-blasts small components.
Tumblers

Tumble-Blast Machine pressure-blasts small components.

Designed for challenging batch processing applications, Model T-50 features 40 x 50 in. blast cabinet with 30 in. dia x 15 in. deep basket that provides working capacity of 1 ftÂ-³ or 75 lb of components per batch. Rotation speed of basket is adjustable, so tumbling action of different components can be optimized. Fed by 3.5 ft³ capacity pressure vessel, 2 pressure-blast nozzles are...

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Abrasive Blast Equipment

EZEFIT Blast Wheel Upgrade Provides Reduced Cycle Time

LaGrange, GA - (September 16, 2009) - In 2006, a leading Midwestern foundry approached Wheelabrator Plus to upgrade their old non-Wheelabrator tumble type blast machines. The foundry was experiencing longer cleaning cycles due to the deteriorating performance of their four (4) older blast machines. Wheelabrator Plus personnel recommended upgrading the old equipment with new Wheelabrator®...

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Are You Looking For Cost-Saving Ways to Maintain Your Wheelblast Equipment?

Are You Looking For Cost-Saving Ways to Maintain Your Wheelblast Equipment?

LaGrange, GA - (September 17, 2009) - Wheelabrator Plus provides a full range of aftermarket services. This includes replacement parts, service, equipment upgrades and maintenance training for any brand of wheelblast equipment used by our customers. Wheelabrator has continued to supply a complete line of replacement parts for many brands of equipment. Replacement parts offer potential and...

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Astech Underground Improves Overall Productivity Levels with Wheelabrator Wire Mesh Belt System

Burlington, ON - (September 15, 2009) - Astech Underground, based in Loudon, Tennessee, builds Astech brand utility trenchers, vibratory plows and horizontal directional drilling machines, Trencor® brand trenchers and American Augers brand boring machines and drilling equipment. To prepare surfaces including edges of laser cut sheets and plates for coating, Astech Underground purchased a...

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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring
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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring

Krueger Sentry Gauge, a leader in chemical sight gauges, now offers the ultimate in aggressive liquid storage monitoring devices. From sulfuric and hydrochloric acid to bleach, and acetone, our products are designed with robust features that deliver a long and trouble-free service life. See our video to learn all about this new and innovative line of sight gauges.

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