Getting more current

Mirka has expanded its range of Deros 220- to 240-volt handheld, orbital sanders with a new 100- to 120-volt model for the North American electrical current. The Deros line of lightweight, variable-speed (4,000 to 10,000 rpm) sanders come with both five- and six-inch pads. Air channels leading to the center of the backing pads increase […]

Right in the slot

At IWF in Atlanta, Nordson showcased its new EB 60 Flex slot applicator. The company says with this new applicator you can optimize your edgebanding material use and reduce material costs while turning out better-quality product. The EB 60 equalizes adhesive volume, and this eliminates the need to squeeze out air or adhesive during coating […]

Spray and wipe

For Sherwin-Williams, the introduction of two of its stain solutions means wood finishers that need to reduce or eliminate emissions in their finishing operations no longer have to compromise application and appearance expectations. The WB-S spray stain and WB-W wiping stain are formulated with raw materials that are reported to contain no VOCs (volatile organic […]

Gunning for it

The Kremlin Rexson 10-C18 finishing system is a redesigned and improved version of the 10-14 system while still using the same technology. The new 10-C18 offers a compact design, simple construction, reliability, and is designed for quick colour changes and reduced material waste. The target market for this new finishing system includes customers in small to […]

It’s natural … looking

3M Architectural Markets has partnered with San Francisco-based designer Primo Orpilla of O+A to create dynamic and interactive products, including DI-NOC architectural finishes, which offer the striking look of natural materials in lightweight and affordable designs. These designs are grouped into six collections, including silk, metallic and nuno, which is inspired by Japanese fabric textures. […]

Passing the smell test

Sherwin-Williams has launched four additional products to its F3 line-up of high-performance, formaldehyde free finishes: Sher-Wood F3 Hi-Bild PreCat White Lacquer, Sher-Wood F3 Kemvar Plus Conversion Varnish, Sher-Wood F3 Kemvar Plus Surfacer, and Sher-Wood F3 PreCat Primer/Surfacer. F3 products are traditional, catalyzed products with none of the formaldehyde typically emitted during application and curing, and […]

Pumping up

The MX series of pumps from Binks features an advanced design that requires a reduced amount of replacement parts. The MX series allows for ramping up finishing during periods of increased production. The HD version (pictured) is also designed for harsh environments. With quieter operation levels, says Binks, the MX HD outperforms and outlasts other […]

The finishing touch

Sherwin-Williams says it understands how finishing decisions for the wood contract furniture industry have become more complex. Performance expectations are higher, aesthetic demands are greater, and concerns for the environment are increasing. That’s why the company has made a commitment to the sector, helping finishers navigate and succeed with technologies and industry-leading service and support. […]