Category Archives: Media Blasting

How to Choose the Right Abrasive for the Job: A Guide to Abrasive Blasting Media

Using harsh materials to strip paint, add surface finishes or even prepare surfaces for painting is not exactly new technology. However, developments in recent years have moved us far beyond the good old days where everything was just “sandblasting.” Softer materials like baking soda or walnut shells can handle more delicate surfaces, while the hard […]

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Sandblasting vs. Hydroblasting

Paint jobs don’t last long unless the surface is thoroughly cleaned of old paint, dirt and rust first. That’s where the discussion of sandblasting versus hydroblasting comes in. The method chosen depends on factors unique to sandblasting and hydroblasting. Here are six primary differences between the two, along with a few hydroblasting and sandblasting tips: […]

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What Is Media Blasting?

Media blasting is a process in which abrasive media gets shot through a nozzle with pressurized air at a substrate or material. The force of the impact of that abrasive media against the blasted surface makes it easier to strip rust, paint, blemishes and finishes from the surface. It’s very similar to pressure washing, but […]

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