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Flat Cutting and 3D Printing: Two New Tools for Euromask®’s Renewed Market Approach Edited by Finishing Group Srl Lainate (Milan) - Italy
The Euromask® brand is consolidating its position on the international market by expanding its range of masking products with two new production processes.
uromask® is the well-known international brand of Finishing
diverse requirements. This include anything from simple discs or
Group Srl (Lainate, Milan, Italy), specialising in the production
washers with a 3, 4 or 5 mm thickness to more complex shapes,
and distribution of professional masking systems for all surface
such as, for example, multi-hole gaskets for the treatment of flanges,
treatments, which has recently expanded its business strategy
motors, or coupled mechanical parts made up of several joined
through two new production processes.
bodies. There are also masks with greater thicknesses (8-10 mm) and
Conventional caps, hoods, and stickers are often not sufficient to meet
products in adhesive-coated NBR that are useful for sandblasting.
all masking needs: precisely in order to fill this gap, Euromask® has
Based on the actual workpieces on which the masking devices are
developed new solutions combined with reduced delivery times. The
to be applied, if available, or on their CAD drawings, the Euromask®
company is now able to supply samples in 3-5 working days (instead
technical staff is able to reproduce templates that perfectly meet each
of the 20-30 days usually required) in order to enable a customer to
customer’s needs on silicone, EPDM, NBR, silicone foam, and EPDM
receive a product that is almost identical to the final version and test
foam sheets. Thanks to continuous research and development of new
it directly on its workpieces. This also allows modifications to be made
solutions, the company’s production department is currently able
within a timeframe that is still well below the standard.
to process sheets with thicknesses ranging from 1 mm for magnetic
silicone up to 20 mm for EPDM foam.
Thanks to the installation of a flat cutting machine, Euromask® can
3D printed silicone samples
produce flat templates in various shapes and sizes to meet the most
The 3D printing technology enables to create complex items with
Thanks to the installation of a flat cutting machine, Euromask® can produce flat templates in various shapes and sizes, like washers.
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A flat disc manufactured with the new flat cutting machine.