Metal Finishing Products

Metal Finishing covers any activity that focuses on changing the surface area of metal. The area focuses on mechanical operations such as deburring, grinding, and polishing. It also covers the application of coatings, such as paint and powder.

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Zirconia-alumina abrasive disc delivers long tool life

March 20, 2017

Pferd Inc. has introduced the POLIFAN® Z SG-Power flap disc. It features product enhancements that deliver up to 236 percent longer tool life than conventional flap discs, states the company. The zirconia-alumina abrasive delivers optimum stock removal on high-powered angle grinders at high...

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Ceramic wheels designed for long life

February 16, 2017

Weiler Abrasives Group has introduced the Tiger® Ceramic line of cutting, grinding, and combination wheels. According to the manufacturer, validated end-user testing shows the products provide 25 to 40 percent longer life than other ceramic products. The ceramic grains use a crystalline structure...

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Burs improve surface finish in aluminum, nonferrous metal applications

February 6, 2017

Pferd Inc. offers the ALU/NF CUT line of carbide burs for use on aluminum, brass, copper, and tin, as well as harder materials such as alloys with a high SiC content, titanium, titanium alloys, and bronze.The burs come in a variety of shapes and dimensions, with shank diameters of 1/8 and 1/4 in....

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Extra protection added to corrosion-inhibiting coating

January 30, 2017

Cortec has added extra vapor-phase corrosion inhibitors (VpCI®) to its VpCI-368 coating. The dark brown viscous liquid dries into a firm, moisture-displacing, waxlike film that can be removed by mineral spirits or alkaline cleaners. The VpCI-368 EVP film can be used for a variety of applications...

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Static eliminator preps parts for painting, packaging

November 28, 2016

Exair’s new Ion Air Jet™ removes static electricity, contaminants, and dust from parts before shrink-wrapping, packaging, printing, painting, or finishing. It has attained the CE and UL marks and is RoHS-compliant.New design features include a metal-armored, high-voltage cable to...

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Sanding disc’s new grain blend increases material removal

August 2, 2016

Walter Surface Technologies has introduced the redesigned Topcut™ sanding disc, featuring a new formulation of blue zirconium grain blend to remove material 50 percent faster than the previous model.The new grain blend is designed for finishing applications on steel and stainless steel. The...

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Flap discs go from rough grinding to smooth finishing in one step

June 30, 2016

POLIFAN®-Curve flap discs from Pferd Inc. are designed for rough and finish grinding in fillet weld applications. The patented, proprietary design goes from rough grinding to smooth finishing in a single step.The tool removes weld seams and slag, leaving a finish smooth enough for...

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Linear finishing set suitable for rough stock removal, cosmetic finishing

June 1, 2016

Pferd Inc. has introduced a new linear finishing set for applications including rough stock removal, surface conditioning, and cosmetic finishing on all metals.The set includes a 5-in.-dia. POLINOX® nonwoven PNZ finishing drum, featuring interleaved layers of nonwoven material and abrasive...

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Grinding discs for rough apps

March 3, 2016

PFERD’s CC-GRIND®-SOLID grinding discs for hard and rough grinding applications feature an integrated glass fibre backing pad combined with high-performance grinding grit and patented cooling and mounting system. The mounting system allows for safe use of the tool at very flat working...

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Finishing discs from Walter

January 13, 2016

Walter Surface Technologies has introduced Enduro-Flex 2-in-1 TURBO, the latest addition to the company’s Enduro-Flex branded portfolio of finishing flap discs.This latest product incorporates Walter’s proprietary Cyclone technology that contains a high-tech blend of self-sharpening...

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Linde introduces re-engineered cut-off wheels

November 16, 2015

Linde Canada has introduced a newly designed  line of cut-off grinding wheels that cut through carbon and stainless steels faster and easier.The new Linde branded cut-off wheels are premium aluminum oxide abrasives that provide burr free cutting with no sulphur, iron or chlorine in the...

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FABTECH 2015 Preview: Gravotech

November 2, 2015

Gravotech will be showing off its lineup of products at FABTECH 2015 in booth S3216.Compact and robust, Technifor F-Series Laser Solution are compact and robust, and fully PPC (program-to-program communication) compatible to easily integrate marking requirements in your production...

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FABTECH 2015 Preview: ARKU Coil Systems

October 26, 2015

ARKU Coil Systems Inc will be exhibiting at FABTECH 2015 in booth S508.The EdgeBreaker is ARKU’s new, powerful and reliable deburring machine.Whether aluminum, steel or titanium, the oscillating roller on the EdgeBreaker removes undesired burrs and creates a clean, even surface....

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FABTECH 2015 Preview: Fein Power Tools

October 26, 2015

Fein Power Tools Inc  will be exhibiting at FABTECH 2015 in booth N26025The new generation of FEIN grinders with ergonomic handles provides greater safety, greater control and higher efficiency.The WSG15-150PR ErgoGrip angle grinder is a powerful, compact angle grinder with an ergonomic handle...

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FABTECH 2015 Preview: Norton | Saint-Gobain

October 26, 2015

Norton | Saint-Gobain will be showcasing their lineup of products at FABTECH 2015 in booth N24064.Norton RightCut products offer the longest life and fastest cut with more stability and a narrower pass. The Norton Gemini RightCut cut-off wheels are the best aluminum oxide option in the market...

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