Category Archives: Media Blasting

Do I Need Sandblasting or Media Blasting Service?

Sandblasting is actually a type of media blasting. Media blasting describes a process during which rust, layers of paint and more are removed from certain surfaces. Sand is just the type of “media” used during sandblasting. If you have a metal surface that requires blasting, you’re probably wondering which type of blasting service to use. […]

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Dustless Blasting: No Water Needed

Dustless blasting is becoming a method of choice for coating removal, corrosion removal and surface preparation. While it’s true that no method can be completely dust free, this waterless method can reduce dust levels by 97 percent. How does it work? Here’s what you need to know about dustless blasting in Draper, UT. Dry ice […]

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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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