brushes corp a division of malin

Manufacturer & Supplier of Twisted In Wire Brushes

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Malin Brushes
Brushes Corp

About Our Brushes

Brushes Corp. provides custom engineered brushes for virtually any application that utilizes a twisted-in wire brush. Utilizing our 45-years of manufacturing experience and expertise, we can develop a brush that meets all your specified criteria at a very competitive price.

Constructing the exact brush for your application!


Stem Options

The first step in designing a brush that will provide superior performance is to select a stem design, material, length, and diameter. Does you brush require flexibility, stiffness, abrasion, chemical or corrosion resistance? We can recommend the correct stem material for your application.


Stem Design

Single Spiral
Your choice of fill bristles are twisted between two (2) stem wires.


Single Spiral - Double Stem
Your choice of fill bristles are twisted between four (4) stem wires.


Double Spiral – Double Stem
Two (2) layers of your choice of fill bristles are twisted between four (4) stem wires.


Standard Materials

  • Carbon Steel
  • Coated Steel
  • Galvanized Steel
  • Stainless Steel

Custom Materials

Our sister company, Malin Co., can provide any type wire, from the routine to the exotic.

They can also provide wire and fills that meet military and government specifications.


End Options & Handle Design

Plastic encapsulation, tapered trim, turned tuft end, looped end, handles, and adaptors.


Wire Gauges

Gauge #

Dia. in mm

Dia. in inches

6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
23
24
25
26
28
30
32
33
34
35
36
38
43
47

4.88

4.50

4.11

3.77

3.43

3.06

2.68

2.32

2.03

1.83

1.59

1.37

1.21

1.04

.89
.66
.58
.51
.46
.41
.36
.33
.30
.26
.24
.23
.20
.15
.13

.1920
.1770

.1620

.1483

.1350

.1205

.1055

.0915

.0800

.0720

.0625

.0540

.0475

.0410

.035
.026
.023
.020
.018
.016
.014
.0128
.0118
.0104
.0095
.009
.008
.006
.005


Fitting Chart
 

O.D. Fitting Size (Actual) Typical for Refridgeration Fittings

I.D. Fitting Size (Nominal)

Typical for Plumbing Fittings

1/4"
3/8"
1/2"
5/8"
3/4"
7/8"
1"
1-1/8"
1-3/8"
1-5/8"
2-1/8"
2-5/8”

1/8"
1/4"
3/8"
1/2"
5/8"
3/4"
7/8"
1"
1-1/4"
1-1/2"
2"
2-1/2"


Lead Times Due to the current business climate, our lead-times vary based on material availability.

Please contact customer service at
1-800-967-9697 for the lead-time on this product.



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Bristle / Fill Options

As with the stem materials and design, our recommendation for fill materials will be based upon your application requirements - flexibility, stiffness, abrasion, chemical or corrosion resistance.


Standard Bristle Materials

  • Carbon Steel
  • Non-Ferrous
  • Stainless Steel
  • Synthetic Fibers
  • Animal Fibers
  • Vegetable Fibers

Custom Fills

Non-Ferrous Wire
Aluminum, copper, phosphor bronze brass, nickel, silver.

Brass Wire Brushes
Rust-proof and spark resistant, brass provides gentle brushing action.

Phosphor Bronze Wire Brushes
Similar to brass with better shape retention.

Carbon Steel Wire Brushes
Typically used in applications where abrasion is required in dry environments. High carbon is utilized for deep cutting where aggressive abrasion is required.

Stainless Steel Wire Brushes
Rust-proof and strong and ideal for applications that involve stainless steel or aluminum. Will not leave ferrous deposits.

Oil Tempered Wire (Flat Wire) Brushes
Flat wire is the most aggressive brushing material available.

Crimped Brush Bristles or Straight Brush Bristles?

A crimped, or wavy, bristle extends the life of the brush and is ideal for abrasive cleaning.

Straight bristles are softer and more flexible.


Natural & Animal Fibers

Generally used in washing, light deburring and polishing applications.


Bassine
Dark brown bassine is an excellent material for heavy-duty scrub brushes.


Union Fiber
A blend of tampico and palmyra fibers at an economical cost. Used in medium scrubbing.


Patent
A selected grade of polished tampico, patent is slightly stiffer and more durable.


Palmyra
Palmyra is a medium coarse fiber.


Palmyra Stalks
Palmyra stalks are very coarse, stiff, low cost fibers.


Tampico
Tampico is an off-white fiber that holds liquids well, is gentle to polished surfaces, and resistant to high temperatures.


Bristle
Natural bristle will retain enormous amounts of water and ideal for wet applications.


Horsehair
Horsehair brushes are resilient and long lasting, ideal for polished surfaces and can be blended with a variety of other materials.


Synthetic Fibers

Typically used for applications in corrosive environments with acids and alkalis.


Nylon
Tough and long wearing, Nylon discourages bacterial growth and resists most acids. Excellent for industrial and food service applications.


Palpro
Resists acids, alkalis and organic solvents.


Polyethylene
Excellent for washing, polishing, and soft wiping of delicate surfaces.


Polyester
Ideal for acidic environments and outdoors. Does not absorb moisture and slightly stiffer than nylon.


Polypropylene
Resists abrasion and most acids and solvents. Does not absorb moisture. Can be extruded in a variety of shapes. Note: not UV stable.


Poly Bass
A large diameter polypropylene.


Tampro
These heavy-duty durable bristles that are chemical, bacterial and mildew resistant.




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