Steel Grit VS Aluminum Oxide Sandblast Media

Steel grit and Aluminum Oxide have similar uses for surface preparation when sandblasting.  Both blast medias have advantages and drawbacks which we will cover so that you can best evaluate whether steel grit or aluminum oxide would be better for your needs.  We will also cover common uses for Aluminium Oxide and Steel Grit.  Sandblast…

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Paint Booth Installation Guidelines for Ohio

Paint booths are often a very important upgrade for many businesses.  Whenever you are considering installing a paint booth there are a lot of regulations that should be addressed so that you meet the requirements of all the important governing agencies related to paint booth installation.  It is also important to consider choices about the…

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A Guide to Powder Coating Over an Existing Coating

The very short answer is that yes you can often times apply powder coating over an existing paint.  However, prior to doing so there are a lot of important factors to consider.  In this article we will cover why you may want to powder coat without removing an existing coating, what you need to consider…

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Can you Powder Coat in a Liquid Paint Booth

Why Customers want to Powder Coat in a Liquid Paint Booth Occasionally customers want to know whether you can do powder coating in a liquid paint booth.  There are two common reasons customers ask about this being possible.  First is that the customer has a liquid paint booth but is starting to have needs for powder…

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Steps to Take When Installing a Paint Booth In West Virginia

Installing a paint booth is often an important step in establishing a new manufacturing process, expanding your existing capabilities, or at other times simply upgrading your current work processes.  Whether you are considering the addition of a painting process to your existing facility or adding additional capacity to your current manufacturing there are important steps…

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Crushed Glass VS Coal Slag Blast Media

Glass and Coal slag are two popular sandblast medias.  Both have their benefits and drawbacks making them best suited for certain blast applications more so than others. In this article will cover crush glass and coal slag, their pros and cons, and which may be best for your blast application. Crushed Glass- What its capable…

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Pressure vs Suction Blast Cabinets

Blast cabinets come in a variety of sizes and styles to suit your production needs.  In addition to choosing an appropriate blast cabinet size, you have to consider which method of feeding your blast media in the cabinet is best for your particular application.  The two most common methods of feeding media to a blast…

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