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A custom brush is a tool with bristles composed of wire, metal, synthetic fibers, hair, or other natural materials linked to a handle. The holding mechanism or handle must be strong enough to endure repeated usage; therefore, it is the first factor considered when designing a custom brush. Despite their evolution, the fundamental structure of brushes remained unchanged, with handles and bristles serving as the standard components. Whether cleaning the kitchen floor or creating automobiles, custom brushes may be found everywhere. Read More…

Custom Brushes In the industrial world, companies have many specific needs for their product manufacturing and systems. Brushes are an important piece of a well-functioning system.
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Leading Manufacturers

City of Industry, CA  |  323-724-7777

Gordon Brush® is an ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturer of standard & specialty brushes for the commercial, aerospace, military, medical & electronics industries.

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Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. $$$

Stow, OH  |  800-888-2861

Spiral Brushes manufactures industrial brushes, custom brushes, power brushes, wire brushes, conveyor cleaning brushes, steel brushes, stainless steel brushes, brass brushes, nylon brushes, abrasive nylon brushes, and natural fiber brushes.

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Spiral Brushes, Inc. $$$

Cedar Grove, NJ  |  800-278-7437

Our brushes set the standard for the industry. Our customers know they can trust us to provide the highest quality products whether they are stock brushes or custom orders.

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Jenkins Brush Company $$$

Fairfield, NJ  |  800-241-9860

The Industrial Brush Co. is a provider of brushes. Since 1946, we have been committed to providing high quality brushes and customer service for a variety of industrial applications and marketplaces.

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The Industrial Brush Company, Inc. $$$

Omaha, NE  |  800-800-6940

Our products are made with the finest materials and dedicated workmanship. We offer maximum performance for the laboratory, scientific, industrial, medical and food processing industries. Justman Brush specializes in manufacturing custom brushes for industrial, OEM, food service and retail markets. Our custom design and manufacturing capabilities are limited only by your own imagination. We are happy to manufacture a brush to your exact specifications.

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Justman Brush Company $$$

Solon, OH  |  800-252-4747

Precision Brush Company is an industry leader that has the technology, expertise and experience to satisfy all of your brush requirements.

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Precision Brush Company, Inc. $$$

Albertson, NY  |  800-645-4111

Braun Brush is committed to manufacturing quality brushes using a variety of methods. We offer convenient purchasing of the most extensive brush line available & a unique design-your-own brush service on the web.

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Braun Brush Company $$$

Pomona, CA  |  800-652-7874

West Coast Brush is a leading manufacturer of brushes. We use state-of-the-art technology, allowing us to manufacture almost every size and shape. We have been servicing the industry for over 20 years and strive for the best quality and on-time service.

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West Coast Brush Mfg., Inc. $$$

Delafield, WI  |  800-234-7002

For over 30 years, Tanis has been a leading brush manufacturer. Tanis has put innovation to work in everything we do, using the latest technology, materials, manufacturing advancements and engineering expertise.

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Tanis, Inc. $$$
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Custom Brush

Design of Custom Brushes

Materials

The coarseness, kind of material, and filament density of a brush's bristles all have a significant impact on how well it performs. Numerous bristle materials, such as nylon, polypropylene, horse hair, nickel silver, titanium, copper, bronze, brass, steel, stainless steel, and more, are needed for brush manufacture.

Every bristle material kind has a special advantage to offer. For instance, one application is using specialized custom brushes with nylon bristles to clean fruits and vegetables. Strip, cylinder, maintenance, and bespoke cleanroom brushes can be made from a wide range of materials, including horsehair or synthetic materials like nylon or polypropylene.

Metal wire can create unique brush bristles in stainless steel, nickel, silver, titanium, copper, bronze, brass, or steel. In the production process, abrasive nylon combined with mineral grit can take the place of the wire filament used in power brushes. The flexibility, conductivity, abrasiveness, corrosion resistance, and other features of the metal must be considered before selecting it. Typical handle materials include wood, rubber, copper, aluminum, etc.

Features

All custom brushes consist of a collection of bristles mounted to a surface. Even though most brushes have this as a primary characteristic, their differences always become evident through their custom brush structure, composition, and applications.

Types

Custom brushes come in various shapes, but they may all be grouped under the applicator, material removal, or combing brush categories. Each group of custom brushes has distinctive and individual design elements.

Custom Bottle Brushes

These can be installed to power tools, including drills, drill presses, and CNC machines; or, they can be used by hand. They are also called spiral, twisted, tube, and pipe custom brushes. They are produced by twisting the stem wires and sandwiching bristles between them. They are utilized during equipment and plumbing maintenance to clean pipelines or hard-to-reach areas.

Custom Strip Brushes

Strip brushes, which are tools for cleaning or caulking the space between and under doors, are made of strips of long bristles. Their bristles are made from nylon, wire, or horsehair for strength and resistance to abrasion. Strip brushes can be used as light, dust, moisture, and weatherproofing barriers. Conveyor assemblies use these custom strips to guide items moving along the belt.

Custom Industrial Strip Brush

Custom Metal Wire Brushes

These powerful instruments are employed for part cleaning, surface brushing, and deburring. The bristles are made of metal. They can have a loop, a molded plastic handle, a wooden handle, or some other kind of handle so the user can grab the brush.

Custom Spiral Brushes

These almost resemble personalized wheel brushes. They can also be attached to equipment for fast spin cleaning. Usually, these tiny brushes are used to clean tubes, pipelines, and bottles.

Custom Cup Brushes

"Custom cup brushes" are hollow in the middle and have bristles around the edges. Cup brushes are available for applications requiring high or low loads. These include rust removal, scale removal, paint removal, deburring, and dirt and debris removal.

Custom Cup Brush

Custom Power Brushes

Machines with varying speeds move these brushes in the form of wheels. Applications include surface finishing, gear and thread cleaning, rust removal, coating removal, metal deburring, and surface preparation for welding or painting.

Custom Applicator Brushes

Applying substances to a surface with these brushes, such as paint or sealant, is common practice. Applicator brushes include, but are not limited to, artist brushes, paint brushes, and cosmetic brushes.

Custom Conductive Brushes

For jobs like eliminating static, people utilize nylon static dissipative brushes, also called ESD cleanroom brushes. They are also utilized to clean the sensitive electronics' parts.

Custom Rotary Brushes

They come in various sizes, including handheld versions and ones that affix to street sweepers and runway cleaners. Depending on their intended function, they can be either cylinder-shaped or oval and are used to remove debris from the ends of conveyor belts.

Construction of Custom Brushes

Staple Setting

Steel staples hammered into the core are used to keep compressed and inserted filaments into pre-drilled holes. Steel staples hold the brush bristles in place as they are driven into pre-drilled holes in the core during manufacturing.

Wire Drawing

Custom brushes are assembled by sewing filaments into pre-drilled holes with fine wire into the core where it is knotted. In this method, the brush is quite secure. Custom brushes composed of withdrawn-in wire, or wire drawn, are constructed similarly to epoxy set and staple set brushes.

Custom Brush Applications

General applications for a custom brush include applying, pushing, removing, cleaning, spreading, or providing a barrier.

  • General Cleaning
  • Spanish Roofing Tile Cleaner
  • OEM Machine Parts
  • Replacement Machine Brushes
  • Paint Striping
  • Bent Tube Cleaning
  • Articulated Drain Cleaning
  • Micro Tubular Swabs

Custom Brushes Sizes and Styles

The size and style of the custom-made industrial brush will depend almost completely on the application.

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Bottle Brushes

Bottle Brushes

A bottle brush is a brush with flexible and pliable bristles connected to a long stem or handle made of plastic, wood, or wire. The bristles of a bottle brush can run about halfway up the handle and form a shape similar to a tube or be clustered at...

Cleaning Brush

Cleaning Brush

A brush is a tool with bristles made of hair, wire, metal, synthetic fibers, or various natural materials that are attached to a handle made of wood, plastic, wire, or metal. Some varieties of brushes are adapted to be connected to power tools for heavy duty work such as...

Nylon Brushes

Nylon Brushes

A nylon brush is a brush that has nylon polymer filaments that are exceptionally tough, strong, flexible, and have excellent elasticity. The various types of nylon filaments, which are durable and abrasion resistant, are the most commonly used fiber for the manufacture of brushes...

Wheel Brushes

Wheel Brushes

Wheel brushes are circular brushes that are often used for deburring items during the beginning stages of surface finishing and during the final stages of polishing. Wheel brushes brush in a straight line and...

Wire Brushes

Wire Brushes

A wire brush is an abrasive tool that has stiff bristles made from a variety of rigid materials designed to clean and prepare metal surfaces. The filaments of wire brushes are small diameter pieces of inflexible material that are closely spaced together as a means for cleaning surfaces...

Types of Brushes

Types of Brushes

A common representation of a brush is a handle with some form of bristles and is the one that most people have in mind when thinking of a brush. Writing a description of brushes is more challenging since there is such a wide variety of types, styles, uses, and designs...

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