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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Angle Grinder Shrouds protect users from silica dust exposure.

Angle Grinder Shrouds protect users from silica dust exposure.

Series W8, W11, and WE-14 compact angle grinders are available with 5 in. shroud that allows use of 4, 4-½, and 5 in. diamond cup wheels, while large angle grinders W21-230, W23-180, W23-230, and W25-230 are available with 7 in. shroud. When used with proper vacuum system, convertible 5 and 7 in. dustless shrouds deliver OSHA-compliant protection from silica dust exposure for users involved with...

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Weiler Expands SABER TOOTH(TM) Ceramic Abrasives Line

Weiler Expands SABER TOOTH(TM) Ceramic Abrasives Line

Weiler Corporation has expanded its SABER TOOTH line of Bright Red top coated ceramic abrasive products. In addition to the popular Saber Tooth standard angled style flap disc, Weiler now offers ceramic grain high density flap discs, blending discs, resin fiber discs and belts. And.....all Saber Tooth products can now be used on aluminum as well as stainless steel, Inconel, titanium and other...

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ERICO® Offers a Range of Portable and Powerful Rail Tools

ERICO® Offers a Range of Portable and Powerful Rail Tools

SOLON, Ohio, USA, - ERICO® offers a wide range of powerful rail tools, which include rail drills, rail grinders and impact wrenches. These easy-to-use machines feature compact, portable designs and are ideal for long-term use. The SBM-V range of petrol/gasoline rail drills are designed for smooth, reliable and powerful drilling operation. The 2-stroke and 4-stroke drills have a 267 rpm spindle...

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Air-Powered Die Grinders feature steel housing.

Suited for heavy-duty applications, Die Grinders are available with .5 or .7 hp air motors. Each tool features rubber grip housing to insulate operator from vibration and cold air transmission, and -¼ in. collet that can be changed to 3/8 or 1/8 in. collet with available inserts. Offered in front and rear exhaust designs, Die Grinders provide speeds to 20,000 or 24,000 rpm. Rear exhaust models...

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Channel Disintegrator maximizes plant equipment operation.

Channel Disintegrator maximizes plant equipment operation.

Dimminutor-® Channel Disintegrator automatically screens/grinds wastewater solids in straight-through channels and wet wells, working on plastics, wood, rags, and other solids. Unit's 3 bidirectional rotary cutters intermesh at close clearance with stationary cutters, yielding solids small enough to pass through sizing screen. To simplify maintenance, it has individually replaceable cutters, oil...

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CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder resharpens tools at high speed.

CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder resharpens tools at high speed.

ANCA FastGind CNC Tool and Cutter Grinder is designed for .35-12 mm dia tools and offers high positioning accuracies in all 5 mechanical axes. Linear axes are ball screw-driven and 2 rotary axes are direct-driven. Machine has double-ended HSK40 wheel spindle, mounted on single piece casting, with 8 in. maximum wheel diameter. Featuring part probing system and machine axis saddles made from...

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Cylindrical Grinding Machines utilize GPlus 450 CNC control.

Cylindrical Grinding Machines utilize GPlus 450 CNC control.

Featuring rigid construction, RSM Series Multi-Functional ID/OD Grinding Machines offer max grinding diameter of 12.5 in., max center distance of 80 in., and infinite variable spindle speeds. Machines are available with in-process measurement and include separate handwheels for manual grinding on X and Y axis. Optimized with hydraulic tailstock, which operates via foot pedal, RSM Series...

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Multifunctional Rotary Tool targets DIY market.

Used for carving, engraving, routing, grinding, sanding, cutting, cleaning, polishing, and more, corded Dremel-® 4000 is compatible with all Dremel accessories/attachments and offers 5,000-35,000 rpm variable-speed range. Replaceable motor brushes extend motor life, fan motor helps keeps tool cool, and electronic feedback control ensures consistent power delivery. Also, 360-

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Airbearing End Mill Grinding Fixtures

Airbearing End Mill Grinding Fixtures

Rush Machinery, Inc. offers a series of airbearing end mill grinding fixtures that allow precision sharpening of end mills, reamers, shell mills and other cutters. The spindle floats almost frictionless on a thin film of air, resulting in a smooth, even grind. The fixture quickly mounts on Rush drill and tool grinders, and it is also available with a universal base to mount on most tool and...

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