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Advantages of Automating Metal Finishing with Vibratory Equipment

Automation is helping businesses fire on all cylinders around the clock, which has been especially important during recent labor shortages. While robotics and automation have …

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RPB® Safety Nova 3 Blasting Respirators: Built by Experts, For Experts

Protection for life’s best moments.  For over 40 years, this has been the mission behind every piece of respiratory equipment that RPB® Safety has designed for …

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3M™ Scotch-Brite™ Logo: Finishing Strong Since 1958

Explore the Scotch-Brite™ Legends Series from 3M™ for Consistent Metal Finishes

Decade after decade. Part after part. There’s one family of non-woven abrasives that’s trusted to deliver repeatable results and fine finishes, and it’s Scotch-Brite™. We …

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3M™ Scotch-Brite™ Logo: Finishing Strong Since 1958

Supplier Spotlight: Choose 3M™ Scotch-Brite™ Industrial Abrasives for Consistent Metal Finishes

They say necessity is the mother of all invention. Take the story of a young man name Al Boese. While working for 3M™ as a …

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Empire Pro-Finish Blast Cabinets (Pressure vs Suction): Which is Best for Your Automated Blasting?

Empire Abrasive Equipment launched the Pro-Finish cabinet line in 1983 and has continued to adapt and innovate new sizes and configurations to meet your needs. …

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Metal Finishers Rely on Empire Abrasive Equipment Air Blast Cabinets

75 years. That’s how long Empire Abrasive Equipment has been manufacturing the industry’s best air blast equipment for professional metal finishers. A long and respected …

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Ultra Durable Technologies: Urethane Floor Coating Comparison for Concrete, Ceramic and Vinyl

For cost-effective alternatives to concrete polishing and traditional coatings, Ultra Durable Technologies has designed floor-coating solutions that are low-maintenance and environmentally friendly while still providing …

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e Partner with Ultra Durable Technologies for The Best in Urethane Floor Coatings

We Partner with Ultra Durable Technologies for The Best in Urethane Floor Coatings

We’re proud to work with Ultra Durable Technologies for many of the professional and highly durable concrete coating products we sell. Located in St. Cloud, …

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Why Choose a Clean Sanding Random Orbital Sander from 3M™? (Plus Abrasive Disc Selection Tips)

Why Choose a Clean Sanding Random Orbital Sander from 3M™? (Plus Abrasive Disc Selection Tips)

https://youtu.be/tXi96fI1L-8 Compared to using a sanding block or sandpaper, random orbital sanders shave time off your wood sanding projects and prevent swirl marks. And since …

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Supplier Spotlight: Dynabrade Accelerates Abrasives Innovation for Over 50 Years

Supplier Spotlight: Dynabrade Accelerates Abrasives Innovation for Over 50 Years

We work with the best manufacturers in the business, and for good reason. You deserve the best tooling and abrasive solutions for your business needs. …

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Supplier Spotlight: 3M Smooths the Way for Metalworkers with Cubitron II

Supplier Spotlight: 3M Smooths the Way for Metalworkers with Cubitron II

3M™ Cubitron™ II Takes Abrasives to New Levels For metalworkers, 3M™ upped the ante to bring us the 3M™ Cubitron™ II brand of cutting, grinding …

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Dynabrade Abrasive Belt Tools: High-Quality and American Made Surface Preparation

Dynabrade Abrasive Belt Tools: High-Quality and American Made Surface Preparation

We’re proud to partner with the world’s best suppliers. To help you understand the many surface preparation solutions they each have to offer; we share …

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3M Cubitron Abrasive Belts: Choosing the Right Belt for Metalworking Applications

Looking for more consistent finishes in your high-pressure grinding or low to medium-pressure offhand applications? For heavy grinding, dimensioning or deburring, and blending and finishing, …

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Introducing the 3M Performance Industrial Spray Gun: Out with the Old, In with the New

The 3M Performance Industrial Spray Gun offers industrial painters comfort, versatility and performance in a range of coating applications. Talk to your United Surface Preparation rep today at 800-322-1413.

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Metzger McGuire Spal-Pro Stabilizer Application

We had the opportunity to work with a company in Brooklyn Park, MN who was experiencing stabilization problems with their concrete. the instability of the …

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Air Tool Repair Services

As a certified service provider we have specialized testing equipment, genuine parts and skilled training to ensure your equipment is returned to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications. Keep your …

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The Importance of Preventive Maintenance

The Benefits In many industries, the term, ‘if it’s not broken, don’t fix it’ still applies these days. Due to the increasing amounts of downtime …

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Pre-Engineered Blast Booths (PEB)

If you have any questions regarding Pre-Engineered Blast Booths or would like more information, please call us at (800)322-1413 or fill out the form below. …

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Manufacturing Day

Helping Student’s Get Up Close and Personal with Manufacturing Jobs. Here at United Surface Preparation we don’t manufacture anything, but the relationship we have with manufacturers …

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Dust Collector Maintenance Tips

Dust Collector Maintenance Tips The best in the abrasive industry, Ervin Industries, share their recommendations. Ervin Industries has a well-known reputation of excellence in the …

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