Tag Archives: Surface

PureFinish® Stainless Steel Treatment For Optimum Hygiene

PureFinish® is a post-processing technique.  This technique allows stainless steel to be finished to a smoother surface with a low and reproducible SRI value below 0.010.  In practice, this produces a surface with a very low degree of adhesion characteristics. … Continue reading

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Blast Cleaning Of Welded Constructions

These machines are capable of cleaning and descaling complex welded fabricated components and constructions. They are designed specifically to clean wide head and base plates, ribs, re-enforcements along with the welded seams after construction. All round blasting is achieved after 3D simulation … Continue reading

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Structural Steel Descaling

Steel trading companies and fabricators shot blast their steel plate, sections and pipes to achieve a degree of surface cleanliness that is required before protective coatings are applied or other surface preparation needs. Automated roller conveyor shot blast systems offer … Continue reading

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The Importance of Vibratory Finishing Chips, Compound and Their Production

The quality of consumables used in mass finishing is a key factor in surface processing.  Using consumables with a consistent high quality is crucial to attain set surface specifications, process times, costs and to manage considerations to any environmental impact. There are in excess … Continue reading

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The Optimisation Of Stainless Steel Surfaces

Over the decades researchers have searched for optimal and efficient techniques to adequately recondition the surface of stainless steel after it has been subjected to various processes. This article examines the various processes currently used and the surface conditions achieved. … Continue reading

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Custom Engineered Automation Concepts for Foundries

Robotic Blaster Automatic blast cleaning with high flexibility for production lines.  A robotic blaster is a combination of a shot blasting unit and a multi-axis robot specially engineered to suit specific applications. It can be deployed for different blast cleaning tasks – … Continue reading

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Automated Shot Blast Solutions For Higher Value Castings

While today’s foundry operations are mostly automated, surface treatment frequently still involves a lot of manual labour resulting in one of the most costly operations within a foundry.  Automated systems tailor-made to the unique requirements of desanding, deburring, cosmetic finishing … Continue reading

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