Does Your Water Source Affect the Wet Blast Process?
A question we hear occasionally is, “Does my water source affect the wet blasting process?” Some shops are hooked up to city tap water. Others use spring or well water. The concerns that we hear is that chemicals in tap water, or minerals in well water may affect the wet blasting process, diminishing the results […]
How Much Does It Cost To Run a Wet Blast Cabinet Per Year?
What kind of maintenance costs can you expect for a wet blast cabinet? Specifically, how much does it cost over the course of a year to run a wet blast cabinet? In this article, we’re looking at the secondary costs associated with a wet blast cabinet (sometimes called a vapor blast cabinet). We’ll examine the […]
7 Factors for Choosing the Right Abrasive Media
Why is choosing the right abrasive media for the job so important?crush If you use a mismatched abrasive for a blasting job, you may end up having to redo the job, because the anchor pattern is incorrect, or cause unwanted damage to the blasted surface. There are several types of abrasive blasting applications: cleaning, finishing, […]
What is Vapor Blasting?
Vapor blasting is also commonly known as wet blasting, liquid honing, vapor honing, dustless blasting, or slurry blasting. Wet blasting (vapor blasting) is a process for removing contaminants from a surface, or finishing a surface using pressurized water and abrasive blast media. If the abrasive media is mixed with water and pressurized in a pressure […]