Troubleshooting Abrasive Flow Problems in Siphon Blast Cabinets
The most common type of dry blast cabinet is a siphon blast (aka suction blast) cabinet. This type of blast cabinet has a line for compressed air, and a line that siphons abrasive media to the blasting gun. Here, the compressed air and abrasive mix together, and are expelled through the blast nozzle. Siphon blast […]
Open Loop vs Closed Loop Wet Blast Cabinets
What’s the difference between a closed loop and and open loop wet blast cabinet? We’ll look at what a closed loop system is, and how it might be advantageous in certain situations. If you’re making a decision about which type of wet blast system is right for your facility, this article will help you weigh […]
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 […]
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 […]