Sandblasting in the cleaning of parts

What is sandblasting? Sandblasting or abrasive blasting is the action of spraying a surface with small abrasive particles that are launched at high speed (adjustable) and interact with the surface in a similar way to sanding, with the objective of sanding the surface, cleaning it and preparing it for coating. It is used in various…

Blasting booths Part Two

In the previous article we described the two basic types of blast cabinets. And we have focused mainly on projection systems. However, a cabin is much more than this. Whenever we talk about abrasive spraying, the word powder comes to mind as a logical consequence. Indeed, when an abrasive is sprayed on a surface, the…

Blasting cabinets part one

In the following article, we analyze blasting booths and their function with the different types of technologies used to spray surface finishing abrasives. In specific situations where it is not possible to spray abrasives using compressed air in enclosed areas, this can be done in the open air, also known as free jetting. Large structures,…

Glass Microsphere Applications in Industrial Sectors

The glass microspheres have a multitude of applications in the industrial sector. We see their application in the automotive or railway industry but they are also commonly used in galvanizing plants, in polishing plants or on steel machinery. Automotive Industry – Non-reflective and decorative matte finishes, e.g. windshield wipers, lamp holders, window frames, mirror frames,…

Glass microsphere for restoration work

The glass microsphere offers multiple possibilities in the restoration of brocante objects, vehicles, etc. This activity, which is carried out either as a hobby or structured as a business, requires very few elements for its development. The essential material is a small compressor, a Venturi gun and a glass microsphere. This material, sprayed at a…

Glass beads for shot blasting

The Metallurgical Industry demands efficiency, quality and profitable results. One way to meet these requirements is the use of compressed air sprayed glass beads for cleaning, surface preparation and shot peening. This work is performed by the transfer of energy upon impact on the surfaces to be treated. As a result, we obtain a clean…