If you’re struggling to decide whether it’s time to upgrade a sandblasting cabinet we understand your dilemma. There are no-brainers like needing additional part processing capacity, meeting increased demand on existing machinery, and changes in applications. Unfortunately, there are less clear-cut situations where your current machine is falling short but you aren’t sure exactly what … Continue reading Knowing When to Upgrade a Sandblasting Cabinet
Today we divide wet sandblasting cabinets into two categories: very light duty and Industrial. Consider Industrial wet machines are designed for daily operation, are 100% welded to eliminate leaks, and while the duration of operation isn’t a key factor, the speed of processing is. Light Duty Machines are typically constructed with cheaper materials, use a form … Continue reading The Best Return on Investment Wet Sandblasting Cabinets
We recently received an email from someone who wanted advice about sandblasting bicycle frames for profit. That might sound like an easy task, but deciding whether to process parts in-house or outsource sandblasting comes down to some very real factors. These five sandblasting considerations can help you to decide what’s the best choice for your … Continue reading In-House Sandblasting v. Outsourcing Sandblasting
If you’re experiencing static shock from sandblast cabinets, you want to implement a quick and easy solution as soon as possible. This blog gives a simple explanation about how and why static electricity happens, and how to minimize it when you’re sandblasting.
The concept behind a clamshell sandblasting cabinet seems incredibly simple. The traditional design for these cabinets is a hinged top that swings back to allow parts to be loaded by forklift or hoist. Based on appearances, it should be the perfect solution for loading and blasting large or large heavy parts. Unfortunately, there are several … Continue reading 8 Drawbacks of a Clamshell Sandblasting Cabinet
The Blizzard Stage III soda sandblasting cabinet by Media Blast is one of three machines designed specifically for soda blasting in all industries including aerospace and the automotive and recreational vehicle markets. All Blizzard models include “Ghost Flow™” soda flow, 1.0 C.F. soda delivery system using low compressed air usage and low soda usage. What … Continue reading Blizzard III Soda Sandblasting Cabinet
The best sandblasting cabinets are hard to list until you know what project, or application, you’re working on. Machines vary greatly, and the best sandblasting cabinets for blind-hole cleaning aren’t the same as the best cabinets for soda blasting. To answer the question of which machine is best, you first have to ask, “What am … Continue reading What Makes the Best Sandblasting Cabinets Great?
Media Blast’s Charger automotive sandblast cabinet uses direct pressure abrasive delivery and is capable of extended daily operation. This blast cabinet comes standard with a production-level nozzle that works with 25-90 cfm of compressed air per minute. It’s a great machine for anyone in the automotive industry looking to process several parts each day.
This past weekend Darin Jones and Andy Hromatka, Technical Sales Specialists with IKONICS Imaging, co-hosted a hands-on sandcarving seminar with the team at Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc. in Brea, California.
Automated sandblasting cabinets seem like they’d be the answer for companies looking to reduce labor and increase production volume. We’ve compiled the four most frequently asked questions about cabinet automation to help you to decide if it’s something you can benefit from.