Wheel finishing

on December 5, 2018

We have seen a large increase in demand for wheel finishing in the last year. From smaller custom wheel makers to large volume OEM caliber companies. There has been a general trend in some of the questions asked and in an effort to share the answers I will cover some of them here.

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Fabtech 2018 is in full swing

on November 6, 2018

Fabtech is open and running currently in Atlanta. Its a little rainy but the people are coming to see the wide range of machines on display. We have machines on display and welcome every one to stop by. We have factory staff present from Germany and Spain to answer questions and help you choose the right machine. Booth B7711 just to your right as you enter the hall. Feel free to stop in any time during the show and if you are at the show, safe travels.

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Finishing as a value added service?

on July 24, 2018
The general feeling when it comes to sheet metal finishing is that it is a necessary evil. Its the dirty process shoved in a dark corner that no one wants to deal with. The truth is that it can be and is a value added service. It is another opportunity for your product to be better than the competition. If you buy good material and invest in quality cutting equipment why stop short and not invest in quality finishing? When you present your samples to a prospective customer the look of the part and the feel of the edges are the first thing they will see and pick up on. The part could be cut or formed to the exact specs requested but it has sharp edges or a variety of random handling marks. The potential client will see that and it could make them question the quality be it warranted or not. The finishing operation is that chance to make the part reflect your effort in producing it.

 

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Quality of life

on July 12, 2018
When looking at finishing or deburring there are many points to take into account. One of the points over looked many times is the fact you will have to live with a new machine for may years hopefully. What is it going to be like over the long term dealing with the machine as far as operator training and care of the machine. Is there good support for the machine so that you can get the help you need when you need it? Dealing with a wet finishing machine has been the bane of many a maintenance persons life. From bearings and rust issues to electrical problems it can run the gambit. Moving into a dry machine will limit many of these issues and save a fair amount of down time. Finding rust and debris is never a welcome surprise when a machine has gone down.
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Twin-Belt Grinding Machine (Stroke Sander)

on May 8, 2018

This Twin Belt Grinding Machine, better known as a Stroke Sander, is built for the roughing and finishing on welded edges and corners, flat surfaces of steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, i.e. doors, frames, cabinets, housings, hoods, furniture parts, frame parts in automotive and aircraft are typical applications.

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A unique look inside the Loewer 4TD-1000

on May 4, 2018
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New & Improved Loewer Control Panel for Metal Finishing

on February 15, 2018

 

Any business that wants to do well focuses on continuous product improvement, and AM Machinery Sales – and our partners at Loewer deburring machines – are no exception.

That’s why we’ve upgraded the user interface to the Loewer DiscMaster line of metal finishing machines.

The new and improved control panel has two key features to make things easier for the end user: a new digital readout for tool positioning, and a tool change button.

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