Abrasive Blasting

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About Abrasive Blasting

Abrasive blasting is a process that uses high-pressure streams of abrasive material to remove dirt, rust, paint, and other unwanted materials from surfaces. This process can be used on a variety of different materials including metal, plastic, and wood.

Types of Abrasive Blasting

There are many different types of abrasive blasting that use different types of abrasives for sandblasting. Some common types include dry ice blasting, glass bead blasting, and soda blasting. Each type is used in different applications depending on the surface being blasted and the desired outcome.

How Abrasive Blasting are Made

Abrasive blasting typically involves the use of compressed air to propel an abrasive material such as aluminum oxide or steel shot at high speed against a surface. The combination of air pressure and abrasive material creates enough force to remove any unwanted material from the surface.

Industries that Use Abrasive Blasting

Abrasive blasting is commonly used in industrial settings such as automotive repair shops, shipyards, metal fabrication shops, and construction sites. It is also used in more specialized applications such as cleaning molds for injection molding or etching glass.

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