Tag Archives: Preparation

Blast Cleaning Of Welded Constructions

These machines are capable of cleaning and descaling complex welded fabricated components and constructions. They are designed specifically to clean wide head and base plates, ribs, re-enforcements along with the welded seams after construction. All round blasting is achieved after 3D simulation … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment Selection, Shot Blasting | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Structural Steel Descaling

Steel trading companies and fabricators shot blast their steel plate, sections and pipes to achieve a degree of surface cleanliness that is required before protective coatings are applied or other surface preparation needs. Automated roller conveyor shot blast systems offer … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment Selection, Shot Blasting | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Optimisation Of Stainless Steel Surfaces

Over the decades researchers have searched for optimal and efficient techniques to adequately recondition the surface of stainless steel after it has been subjected to various processes. This article examines the various processes currently used and the surface conditions achieved. … Continue reading

Posted in Useful Reference Guides | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Custom Engineered Automation Concepts for Foundries

Robotic Blaster Automatic blast cleaning with high flexibility for production lines.  A robotic blaster is a combination of a shot blasting unit and a multi-axis robot specially engineered to suit specific applications. It can be deployed for different blast cleaning tasks – … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment Selection, Shot Blasting, Shot Blasting Applications, Useful Reference Guides | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Automated Shot Blast Solutions For Higher Value Castings

While today’s foundry operations are mostly automated, surface treatment frequently still involves a lot of manual labour resulting in one of the most costly operations within a foundry.  Automated systems tailor-made to the unique requirements of desanding, deburring, cosmetic finishing … Continue reading

Posted in Shot Blasting, Shot Blasting Applications, Useful Reference Guides | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Shotblasting – Recognising Steel Production Processes

Shotblasting of steel plate, profiles, construction, and fabrications is a process to clean, descale, provide a specified surface profile and edge break as a surface preparation. The process detail is subject to the hardness and start condition of the steel and it is vital to know these … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Shot Blasting, Useful Reference Guides | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Shotblasting – Cleanliness and Surface Profile

Shotblasting of steel plate, profiles, construction, and fabrications is a process to clean, descale, provide a specified surface profile and edge break as a surface preparation.  This process takes place prior to a coating or paint application to maximise the adherence potential and corrosion control. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Shot Blasting, Useful Reference Guides | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments