Category Archives: Wheelabrator Plus

The right abrasive for the right job

Selecting the correct abrasive medium for cleaning and peening surfaces is crucial to achieve the desired surface finish, but the process can, to the uninitiated, be both complex and confusing. Continue reading

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BLOG 2: Keeping it simple – foundry equipment that hides its complexity

By Birgit Bernhard Service Technician, Wheelabrator Plus If I’ve learned one thing during my travels around the foundries of this world, it’s that in heavy-duty environments simplicity is king. Simplicity means being able to exchange a part easily, it means … Continue reading

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Sieving, screening, separating – the high-tech way

Ulrich Goos EMP Manager at Wheelabrator Plus in Germany Anyone at Wheelabrator who’s involved in automotive applications will have been talking or thinking a lot about complexity and control recently. More complex internal geometries of parts, more tightly integrated processes, … Continue reading

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Unsung Heroes: how our service team reaches every corner of the US, Mexico and Canada

By Marty Magill VP and General Manager of Wheelabrator Plus in North America Foundries and fabricators across North America are under increasing pressure to maximize production and reduce unplanned downtime. For us at Wheelabrator this means we are not only … Continue reading

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Under the spell of the prototype

By Stanislav Venclik Engineering Manager at Wheelabrator When I was little, one morning every fortnight started earlier than usual – I had to get up quickly and wait in line for “ABC”, the most famous Czech magazine for “young engineers and … Continue reading

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Foreign correspondent, cultural explorer, machine fitter

By Birgit Bernhard Service Technician, Wheelabrator Plus I work in a lot of foundries in my job. As a global service engineer, I oversee the deployment of heavy-duty shotblast equipment in all four corners of the world. The first thing … Continue reading

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