Abrasive media blasting is a material removal process that can clean and prep various substrates. Propelled by compressed air or water, abrasive agents collide with the substrate material. This process removes dirt and other unwanted materials.
Media blasting is an excellent method for cleaning contaminated surfaces with oxidation, oil or dirt. Some abrasive agents work better than others depending on the surface’s condition and the type of substrate. Many industrial applications use media blasting techniques to ensure coating adhesion while preventing rust, flaking, cracking or blistering of the final product.
The appropriate air blasting equipment depends on many factors, like the size, shape and type of material needing blasting. Media blasting requires a dry, clean compressed air supply. Moisture and oil will contaminate the surface and impair productivity.
Compressed Air Technologies offers a comprehensive variety of blasting equipment for sale and rent from some of the top manufacturers in the world. Let our expert staff help you find the ideal blasting solutions specific to your operation’s needs.
Some of the most common types of equipment associated with media blasting are:
Clemco is the world’s largest manufacturer of air-powered blasting facilities, including portable blast machines, wet blast units and bulk blasters. Clemco also manufactures blast cabinets under the ZERO and Aerolyte Systems brands.
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Among the many advantages a successful media blasting operation can provide are:
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