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Abrasive Blasting

What is Abrasive blasting?

More commonly known as sandblasting, is the operation of forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material against a surface under high pressure to remove surface contaminants.

There are several variants of the process, using various media; some are highly abrasive, whereas others are milder.

 

What are the types of blasting?

There are various types of abrasive blasting including, dry ice, soda, silicon dioxide, steel, bristle, glass bead, and much more. All these different abrasive blasting methods usually use a specific type of grit to achieve the desired results, hence the need to determine the correct technique to use.

 

What is abrasive blasting used for?

Abrasive blasting uses various materials to strip imperfections, paint, rust, and other contaminants from a surface.

It’s an important step in surface coating preparation, as it cleans a substrate and creates a surface that will hold a protective coating.

 

What is the abrasive blasting process?

  1. Assess the mold or fire/smoke damage
  2. Decided if the affected area would best treat by abrasive basting
  3. Abrasive blasting removes a thin layer of substrate that the damage is located on.
  4. We use a variety of different blasting media types to remove the wanted contaminants
  5. After we have removed the contaminates the affected surfaces, we then do a post blasting clean up

 

Why would I use Abrasive blasting?

It is the most thorough process to remove contaminants from surfaces.

 

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