MECHANICAL FINISHING NEWS

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

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.

Mechanical Finishing

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.
#education #nsfd

Mechanical Finishing

Clemco Blast Cabinet Increases Accu-Tec Efficiency by 400%

Clemco’s 4-Gallon Tumble-Bucket Blasting Cabinet improved blasting efficiency over traditional manual cabinets by over 400% for one manufacturer.

Mechanical Finishing

Phillips Federal Adds Bel Air Finishing Technology

Bel Air Finishing's post processing technologies will support Phillips' Public Private Partnership, providing training for finishing for 3D printing.
#additive-manufacturing #workforcedevelopment

Mechanical Finishing

EPSI Acquires An-Kor Rack Company

Masking supplier EPSI has acquired An-Kor Rack Company. The expanded business will provide racks, hooks, masking and custom solutions.
#masking

Mechanical Finishing

High-Speed Cellular Deburring and Polishing

Bel Air Finishing Supply offers centifugal disc finishers designed to polish and deburr brass, copper, stainless steel and other materials.

Liquid Coating

LiloTree's Lilo-BL Increases Corrosion Protection

Corrosion inhibitor barrier layer is nanoengineered to help prevent corrosion on nickel, copper and silver surfaces.

Mechanical Finishing

Cortec Cor-Pak 8-MUL Increases Packaging Corrosion Protection

Product offers corrosion protection for ferrous or nonferrous metals packaged or stored in up to 8 ft3 (0.23 m³) of enclosed space.