shop blasting cabinet

How to choose a Shop Blasting Cabinet

The first consideration in choosing a shop blasting cabinet is compressed air volume. If you have an existing 5 hp compressor, it is most likely a single phase electrical motor, with a vertical tank. Buying a single stage compressor pump or a two stage pump can impact tank storage capacity in cfm even if you are limited … Continue reading How to choose a Shop Blasting Cabinet

blast cabinet with horizontal doors

Four Tips for Buying an Industrial Media Blaster

How do you find a real, high-quality industrial capacity media blaster®? We’re talking about Blasting Cabinets that operate at the highest cfm air volumes, offer the fastest cleaning speeds, include self-cleaning dust collectors, and create the highest frictional heat for maximum daily production. If these features are important to you, then you may be in … Continue reading Four Tips for Buying an Industrial Media Blaster

Blast Cabinet - vertical doors

Are Vertical Blast Cabinet Doors the Best?

We are often asked whether it’s better to buy a blast cabinet with refrigerator doors or vertical sliding doors. There are benefits and drawbacks to both kinds of doors. Vertical sliding doors do typically require more safety features because of their more complicated design. Our vertical doors roll-up and require no increase in vertical height. … Continue reading Are Vertical Blast Cabinet Doors the Best?

glass bead blasting

Glass Bead Blasting: Abrasive Shape, Hardness and Recycle Rate

Of all media blasting abrasives, glass bead blasting is arguably the most popular and the easiest on equipment. This is in part because glass beads are very versatile. They are a medium-hard abrasive and come in a range of sizes, shapes and hardness levels. It’s these characteristics of glass beads that make them desirable and … Continue reading Glass Bead Blasting: Abrasive Shape, Hardness and Recycle Rate