Month: February 2020

ATI Orbital Sander Designed for Robotic Surface Prep

  ATI AOV-10 axially compliant orbital sander ATI Industrial Automation’s AOV-10 axially compliant orbital sander is designed for robotic surface preparation and finishing. According to the company, the unit has built-in compliance, which makes it suited for a variety of robotic applications, including those that require a light touch. It is said the double-acting motion offsets the …

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Finishing of metal tubes for electrosurgery

Surgical Coatings, LLC is using Solvays KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) powders for electrosurgical tubes. (Photo courtesy Solvay.) Plastics specialist Solvay has supplied a range of polyether ether ketone (PEEK) powders to coat metal tubes used in electrosurgery. The company’s KetaSpire KT-820FP and KetaSpire KT-880FP fine powder (FP) PEEK grades were reportedly chosen by Surgical Coatings LLC to improve its …

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Exair Air Conveyor Converts Pipes to Conveying Systems

  Exair’s Type 303 stainless steel 2 1/2 NPT threaded-line, vacuum air-operated conveyors are designed to convert ordinary pipe into conveying systems for parts, scrap, trim and other bulk materials. According to the company, the conveyors can be used for food, chemical, pharmaceutical and medical processes or areas likely to be wet and corrosive which …

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Tri-Mer Offers Stainless Steel Dust Collector Version

  Tri-Mer stainless steel MCD whirl wet dust collector Tri-Mer Corp.’s all-stainless steel version of its Whirl Wet dust collector is a modular conveyor dragout (MCD) system that was engineered for facilities with high dust loadings or that operate continuously. The MCD Whirl Wet is said to efficiently isolate particulate. According to the company, when collected …

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Caplugs CSP-SH Series Fits Close, Nominal Holes

Caplugs CSP-SH series Caplugs’ CSP-SH Series plugs are designed to mask the angled face of the countersunk hole. According to the company, these plugs are manufactured with its Ultrabake material which makes them ideal for use in high-temperature finishing processes such as powder coating, ecoating, plating and anodizing. It is said the plugs are produced with …

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Col-Met’s SmartBatch Optimizes Cure Process

Col-Met Engineered Finishing Solutions’ SmartBatch oven temperature monitoring solution is designed to provide real-time monitoring of part temperature. Integrated probes in the batch oven and control panel monitor part temperature during the cure process. According to the company, the information can then be used to control cure time cycle as well as document the part …

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PRAB Ultrafiltration Systems Offer Smaller Footprints

PRAB has two compact versions of its turnkey Ultrafiltration (UF) system. According to the company, the ultrafiltration membrane technology separates organics, emulsified oils and suspended solids from process water, incoming water, wastewater and metalworking coolant to reduce haul-away costs up to 90%. It is said that all components and tank assemblies are mounted on a …

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Norton Buffing Wheels Eliminate Need for Buffing Compound

Norton FAB buffing wheels Norton Saint-Gobain Abrasives’ fixed abrasive buff (FAB) buffing wheels are designed to virtually eliminate the need to use buffing compounds. The design is said to incorporate abrasive grains into the buffing wheel which result in single digit Ra values ranging from 1 to 5 Ra. The company says the FAB wheels are tear …

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