abrasive blasting

Blast Cleaning Brick

Cleaning an old brick building of accumulated soot and grime, this video highlights abrasive media blasting. Each blasting operation is unique and requires blast parameters suited for maximum efficiency without damaging surfaces or substrates. Parameters include media type and size, blast pressure and nozzle distance. Cleaning an entire building efficiently requires careful planning to achieve maximum results. Selecting the most effective blast media is critical to overall performance without harming the brick or mortar. Contact us at (800) 262-7763 for assistance with media selection.

Abrasive Blasting Overview

Abrasive blasting methods have been in use for over a hundred years.  Industries have employed air-blast, wheel-blast and other methods to propel abrasive blasting media for use in paint stripping, coatings removal, strengthening surfaces, preparing surfaces for coatings, blast cleaning, mold cleaning and deflashing. The development of these methods over the years introduced a wide range of abrasive blasting media types to maximize efficiency of surface cleaning and preparation. Common abrasive blast media include aluminum oxide and glass beads.  In addition to these hard and aggressive media types, we offer a number of soft abrasives that do not damage plastics, …

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