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Hurricane Wet Blaster - Wet Vapor Blasting Cabinet

Many applications today require wet blasting using ultra-fine abrasives and or the elimination of frictional heat for delicate composites. The Hurricane is a simple to use older technology now gaining applications in today’s marketplace.

The Hurricane Wet Blasting Cabinet Machine uses a seal-less slurry pump to agitate the abrasive and water into a slurry mixture. This design produces the highest percentage of abrasive to water, outperforming designs using air agitation. The wet slurry mixture is pumped directly to the abrasive blast gun where compressed air pressure accelerates the mixture to the desired pressure rating.

The Hurricane Exhaust Blower and low-velocity scrubber/filter maintains a negative cabinet pressure that prevents the cabinet mist from escaping during the blasting application. During operation a freshwater timed window rinse assembly provides continuous operator visibility through the operator view window. The cabinet light is located outside the sandblasting cabinet and light enters the cabinet through a sight window located on top of the unit.
Media Blast offers the Hurricane wet vapor blasting cabinet in five standard cabinet sizes with two different window slopes, 40 and 17 degree. All Hurricane models are constructed using 12- and 14-gauge 304 stainless steel.

While most applications today are processed using dry blasters many applications require the elimination of fractional heat created by dry blasting. If you need a chemically clean part surface for critical plating, no abrasive impregnation into the part surface, minimum part surface removal during blasting, a water cushion to prevent tooling damage or just the use of abrasive mesh sizes to 5000 mesh look to the Hurricane for the solution.

To learn more, check out the HURRICANE WET BLAST CABINET SPOTLIGHT article on our blog.

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  • 100% welded 12- and 14-gauge Stainless Steel cabinet construction
  • Bolt-on machine hopper, replaceable
  • Drip resistant door construction
  • Lockable refrigerator door handle
  • Cabinet lighting
  • Safety glass view window with positive sealing window seal
  • Safety plate sight window
  • Perforated stainless steel work grates with supports
  • Foot operated blast control valve with treadle pedal
  • Safety door interlock
  • 3/8” tungsten carbide nozzle standard
  • Long wear abrasive hose
  • Safety door interlock
  • Precision air-regulator, air filter/water trap with gauge
  • Timed window wash assembly
  • 1-1/2 hp sealless slurry pump, non stainless
  • 8” diameter work ports with cloth lined rubber gloves
  • Cabinet overfill valve
  • Cabinet drain
  • Single power source electrical, 3 phase
  • Catalyst paint


Click here to see the long list of time saving and maintenance saving features available on most Media Blast Production Models. Many are available in stainless steel construction or cured rubber dipped material that included:

  • Stainless steel turntable
  • Stainless steel side table
  • Stainless steel settling tank
  • Optional Tumble Barrel assemblies

NOTE: Standard Features are included with every model. Available Options can be added at additional cost and may require custom machine work, which may increase machine delivery time.

Technical Information: HURRICANE WET BLASTER
Machine Type: Wet Blaster
Compressed Air Usage: 25 cfm @ 90 psi
Suggested Air Compressor: The Hurricane was designed to operate using facility compressed air. Many small piston type air compressors will operate the Hurricane when a smaller gun is utilized; ask for more details. Air compressors vary greatly, check the cfm output on the compressor being used or visit Air Basics for more information on compressor selection.
Pro Tip: Never buy a compressor using the displacement cfm number, always use the second cfm volume number listed with 90-100 psi inside the tank, because tank pressure reduces performance.
Recommended Abrasive Size: 150 to 5000 mesh
Most Used Abrasive Type: Glass Beads, Aluminum Oxide, Silicon Carbide, Garnet and others (specific gravity sensitive). It is possible to use abrasives larger than 150 mesh, ask for details about special pump performance.
WARNING: Abrasive Restrictions and Warning
Paint Specification: Environmentally friendly, high-grade polyurethane high gloss paint. Standard colors include MBA beige and high gloss light gray. Custom color matching is available using customer supplied color sample, please call 866-204-7068 for pricing.
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