We often get asked which small piston air compressor is needed for a particular abrasive blast cabinet. Typically this happens when a buyer finds the blasting cabinet first then goes to look for the required compressed air.
Do you often wonder why your blast cabinet has abrasive flow problems after roughly 30 minutes of operation? It’s a common issue that we field questions about, and we’ve compiled a list of the five most common culprits.
Does your abrasive blast cabinet have a problem with excessive dust? Aside from lack of machine maintenance and regular service, there are many reasons cabinets can have excessive dust inside with poor visibility. These are some of the reasons that warrant a call to an abrasive blasting expert, like one of our team members.
In 2003 we introduced our CrystalBlast® line of sandcarving and film washout machinery. Our cabinets raised the bar on all sandblasters and included standard features such as our patented abrasive separator reclaimer, industrial pinch valve flow control, cartridge dust collector, reverse pulse cleaning, ergonomically correct design, window sweeps, cleanout pot ports and muchmore.
A lack of frictional heat is one of the main reasons a first time buyer is disappointed in their blast cabinet purchase. As a manufacturer of over 170 different models of Blasting Cabinets, Dust Collectors and Pollution Control Work Benches, we often have first time buyers call us to replace their poorly-constructed abrasive blast cabinet. … Continue reading Why Frictional Heat Matters in Blast Cabinets
As we come to the end of 2018, we’re reflecting on the past twelve months. It has been another great year for Media Blast & Abrasives: our brand continues to grow, our machines continue to evolve, and our customers continue to amaze us.
When our company was formed more than 40 years ago, the industry terminology for enclosed abrasive blasting machines was “Sandblast cabinets.” We set out to change this lingo by calling the equipment by its correct name: a media blast cabinet!
Without further ado, IKONICS Imaging is excited to share a recap of the 2nd 2018 Sandcarving Seminar in Brea, California. As you all know, this bi-annual event has been going on for over 10 years! Each seminar continues to evolve and IKONICS adapts to the needs & demands for sandcarving education in the industry. This seminar always … Continue reading Round Two! Sandcarving Seminar Success in California
Congratulations – you’ve decided to purchase an abrasive blasting cabinet! Now you’re trying to decide which one to buy and how much money you’ll spend. It’s likely you’re asking yourself if you can make do with an inexpensive blast cabinet.
Media Blast makes a number of automotive blast cabinets specifically designed to meet needs of the automotive and recreational vehicle industries. One of those machines is the all-new Shop Standard 2.0, which uses a dry, siphon abrasive delivery system. This cabinet is among the first models we designed back in 1977. It was completely overhauled … Continue reading Shop Standard 2.0 Automotive Blast Cabinet