MECHANICAL FINISHING

Mechanical Finishing

Valence Wichita Operations Increases Shot Peen Capabilities

Valence Surface Technologies enhances the current shot peen infrastructure to enable peening for all sized parts processed between their Wichita and Grove facilities.

Mechanical Finishing

Henkel and BTG Labs Partner to Establish Surface Measurement Standards

With the inclusion of water contact angle recommendations for surfaces to the Henkel Technical Data Sheets (TDSs), the TDSs are now more comprehensive.

Mechanical Finishing

German Surfacing Company Releases Optimized Solution for Shears

German companies, Gardena and Rösler, introduce new high-energy mass finishing solution for garden shear finishing process.

Mechanical Finishing

Robotic Process Development for Finishers

Norton | Saint-Gobain’s new Abrasive Process Solutions (APS) lab offers path to automation for mechanical finishing processes.
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Mechanical Finishing

A Focus on Automation and Smart Technology

The June 2021 issue of Products Finishing puts a focus on the role automation and Industry 4.0 solutions are currently playing and will continue to play in increasing magnitude in the finishing industry.
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Electroplating

Touchless faucet

Snapshots of the surface finishing industry.
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Mechanical Finishing

A Look at the Finishing Supply Chain and Workforce

The May 2021 issue of Products Finishing puts a focus on supply chain disruptions and the workforce skills gap.

Mechanical Finishing

Viking Releases 600R Shot Blaster

Viking Blast and Wash Systems releases 900-pound belt load capacity shot blaster in its industrial line of tumble blasters, the 600R.

Powder Coating

High Fives for the Surface Finishing Industry

National Surface Finishing Day offered what seems to have been a missing component in our makeshift gatherings over the past year, which is a chance to celebrate together.
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Electroplating

Bales to Hold NSFD Educational Event

As part of National Surface Finishing Day (NSFD) celebrations on March 3, Bales Metal Surface Solutions has announced a webinar on the basics of coating, finishing and polishing, as well as a virtual shop tour.
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