Did you know it’s best to use a specially designed sandblasting cabinet for soda blasting? That’s right. Many sandblasting cabinets are built for cutting abrasives that rip and tear, remove coatings, polishing, and make parts ready for painting and plating. These are precisely what soda blasting, a do no harm abrasive media, aims to avoid.
Not all abrasive blasting cabinets have a Blast Media Reclaimer System, also known as an Abrasive Separator Reclaimer. They are not often used in light duty, low Daily Duty Cycle (DDC) machines, but are crucial to industrial scale production operations.
Blasting Cabinet, Sandblasting Cabinet, Media Blast Cabinet, Mediablaster® Cabinet and Abrasive Blasting Cabinet all basically mean the same thing. A machine you place parts inside to clean, texture the surface, shot peen, sandcarve, de-burr, polish, surface prepare for plating or even drill holes.
If you’re in the market for a home shop mediablaster there are two very important questions to ask yourself.
Sandcarver maintenance isn’t as straight forward as most people think. Everyone knows nozzles wear out and window protectors can become etched over time. This is why all of our CrystalBlast® models have nozzles, windows and hoses that are designed to be replaced without the need for special tools. The vast majority of sandcarver maintenance, roughly … Continue reading CrystalBlast Sandcarver Maintenance Explained
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If you want to know how a sandblasting cabinet works, look no further! We’ve been manufacturing mediablaster® cabinets for more than 40 years and we know the ins and outs of abrasive blasters.
If you think you can Google best sandblast cabinet and magically be directed to the best mediablaster® then you’re dead wrong. Unfortunately, the best sandblasting cabinet is a relative thing. It depends on what you’re doing, how often and for what duration.
Ever since we debuted our new Hydroslurry™ Blasting Cabinet, we’ve been getting questions about how the Hydroslurry measures up against our existing Hurricane wet mediablaster® and the machines offered by our competitors. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions we’re receiving and their answers.