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Metabo Introduces Mobile Safety Trailer
Metabo Corp. announced its new Mobile Safety Training/Job-site Event Trailer. The multi-purpose trailer is fully outfitted to showcase Metabo’s range of products at open houses, special events, local and regional tradeshows, job sites and training centers. The trailer can utilize on-site electric power or create its own with a propane powered generator. Metabo’s safety, education, application and leadership (S.E.A.L.) team is taking the trailer on the road to visit work sites and other training facilities.
Pferd Names Pipeline Account Manager
Pferd Inc. named Michael Roche account manager, pipeline market. In this position, Roche will be responsible for developing strong working relationships with pipelinechannel customers in the United States and Canada by providing technical solutions. Roche will promote and educate users on solutions for their specific applications. He has a comprehensive background in the industry and will help fortify brand equity and strengthen the company’s position in the industry.
Pferd’s Miniature Wire Brushes
Pferd Inc. features new miniature brushes for cleaning and light deburring on a variety of materials, from hard alloys to aluminum. They are available with a selection of filaments, including carbon steel wire, stainless steel (Inox), brass wire, aluminum oxide abrasive filament, and a variety of soft or stiff natural bristles. The stem-mounted brushes are mounted on 1/8-in. stems and are for use with variable-speed die grinders. Wheel brushes are available in diameters up to 1 1/2 in., cup in 9/16-in. dia. and end configuration to 5/16 in. dia.
Stringer Bead From Osborn
Osborn introduces the TufBrush 4-in. stringer bead for weld cleanup applications, including root and hot pass, surface preparation and pipe joining. The stringer bead is made from carbon steel material and provides a good material removal rate. Primarily used with a 5/8-in., 11 rolled thread, the stringer bead’s long life reduces the number of brush changes and increases efficiency. The stringer bead is made in the United States.
Fein Introduces Angle Grinder
Fein Power Tools Inc. ‘s new WSG 7-115 PT angle grinder is suited for many light to medium-duty applications. It has an 820-W motor and is equipped with a paddle switch for immediate shutdown. The smaller grip design enhances maneuverability, and the threaded hub wheel offers increased productivity and easy accessory changes. The extended-life carbon brushes, coupled with a solid metal gear head that rotates in 90 degrees, allows for durability and long service life. The grinder comes with one wrench, handle and threaded hub wheel safety guard.
Walter Surface Announces Promotions
Walter Surface Technologies Inc. promoted three of its directors. Phillip Tanious (left) is vice president of operations and will oversee several key areas of business operations, including inventory, production and logistics as well as purchasing for Walter’s international offices. Josée Coutu (middle) is vice president of finance and will be responsible for Walter’s finance, human resources and information technology departments in Canada. Daimon Mussell is vice president of sales, Canada. Mussell has been instrumental in implementing go-to-market strategies for the brand.
Walter Surface’s New Grinding Wheel
Walter Surface Technologies Inc. introduces the Xcavator with Comfort Max technology. This grinding wheel integrates the latest advancements in Type 27 depressed center wheels. Incorporating Comfort Max technology at the hub of the wheel helps minimize vibration and provides more comfortable, ergonomic working conditions. The wheel features the company’s UHR (ultra-high removal) multi-layer manufacturing technology to prevent edge flaking. It is for use on steel and stainless steel and is free of materials such as iron, sulfur and chlorine.