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Abrasive nylon wheel brushes provide deburring for extremely hard metal parts

When an application calls for surface finishing, cleaning, polishing, deburring, edge blending or removal of paint, rust or other contamination, a wheel brush is often the ideal solution.  A type of power brush,…

Specialty coatings extend service life of cutting tools used for non-ferrous materials

A variety of special coatings can significantly enhance wear resistance and life when machining highly-abrasive materials such as CFRP, GFRP, graphite, Al alloys and ceramics Because machine tools constantly cut and grind away…

New coating process provides effective protection for brake discs

More than many other auto parts, brake discs are subject to repeated mechanical loads. As a result of this continual abrasion, they produce fine particulate matter, which pose a substantial environmental burden. Now,…

Removing micro burrs from small diameter, internal and external threads

In-house remove of micro burrs on internal and external threads with miniature brushes as small as 0.014 inches can reduce cycle time and improve part qualityand consistency. If you read the online forums,…

High-performance industrial finishes simulate stainless steel, brass, and copper at a fraction of the cost

Durable coating and substrate meet or exceed industry tests while resisting scratches, stains, and fingerprints. Stainless steel is a premium material used in the manufacturing of a variety of products but its high…

All the benefits of salt

Oxidation in salt baths can drastically reduce phenomena of precocious wear of steels used in TOOL making. As well-known, moulds and dies are real “tools” subjected to noteworthy mechanical and physical-chemical stresses. The…

Top ten reasons to switch to a better solvent

The change to a new cleaning fluid can be full of uncertainty. For many companies looking to make the switch to a better solvent it is imperative that they maintain their cleaning performance…

Optimizing the use of cleaning technologies

We know it from our own homes: bulky kitchen utensils and appliances are difficult to clean. In industry, complex components are more the rule than the exception and present big challenges for the…

An economical approach to resolving surface finishing challenges

Flexible hones address surface roughness and increased dimensional changes for anodized cylinders that mate with other parts. To allow the use of aluminum instead of other, heavier metals in industrial applications, many cylinders…

CBN hones for improved surface finishing of machined superalloys

Flexible cubic boron nitride (CBN) grit hones are ideal for restoring surface integrity of machined superalloys. By its very nature, high-nickel, iron or cobalt alloy steels including Monel, Inconel, Incoloy, Invar, Rene and…

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