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Sandblasting Valentine Gift Guide

Sandblasted Valentine Gift Guide

Branch out from conversation hearts and flowers with our sandblasted Valentine gift guide. Each of these unique ideas incorporates sandcarving, an easy way to personalize nearly any penetrable surface. Sandcarving, also known as sandblasting, is the process used to produce that effect. It is one of the simplest and most accessible methods for personalizing or … Continue reading Sandblasted Valentine Gift Guide

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Knowing When to Upgrade a Sandblasting Cabinet

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

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The Best Return on Investment Wet Sandblasting Cabinets

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

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In-House Sandblasting v. Outsourcing Sandblasting

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

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8 Drawbacks of a Clamshell Sandblasting Cabinet

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

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Blizzard III Soda 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

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What Makes the Best Sandblasting Cabinets Great?

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?

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Automotive Sandblast Cabinet Spotlight: Charger

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.