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What To Look For in Abrasive Blasting Equipment

Abrasive blasting equipment is a powerful and effective tool for surface cleaning, preparation, and finishing. It propels abrasive materials at high speeds using compressed air or water to remove rust, paint, and other unwanted substances. As a result, this method is widely utilized in the automotive, aerospace, and marine industries.

With the proper equipment and techniques, abrasive blasting can achieve a uniform, smooth surface finish, making it an indispensable tool for industrial applications. Consequently, there are several factors to consider when purchasing abrasive blasting equipment to ensure you get the right tool for your needs.

Utilizing the proper abrasive blasting equipment ensures that the process is safe, effective, economical, and environmentally friendly. It will also guarantee you a high-quality finish on the surface being worked on.

The following are several factors and features you should consider when selecting a blasting tool:  Continue reading “What To Look For in Abrasive Blasting Equipment”

Automated Shot Peening Machines

At the core of all blasting processes is the concept of transferring impact energy on to the component being processed. Though the visual appeal of a shot peening machine is very similar to a conventional ‘blast cleaning’ machine, the process is quite different. Shot peening is all about controlling the process of blasting. Shot peening is driven, protected and monitored by audits and specifications. Conformance to such audits and specifications is the only way one can achieve repeatable, accurate and consistent peening results. Empire offers a variety of platforms to meet any customer’s part configurations and specifications.

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Empire’s Rotary Head Blast System

Why Use Suction-Blast Rotary Heads?

Empire’s Rotary Head Blast Systems are automated media and recovery systems used in the process of media blasting. Our Rotary Head Blast Systems service a wide range of industries, from clean energy to aerospace. The Rotary Head Blast System contributes to the outstanding performance of multiple systems that we offer such as our IL series (In-Line Conveyor), 6060 series (Rotary Batch System) and our CT series (Continuous Turntable Systems). Continue reading “Empire’s Rotary Head Blast System”

Finding the Right Abrasive Blast Cabinets

Abrasive blasting is a type of media blasting in which abrasive material is propelled onto a surface at high pressure. This method has been used for over five decades in various industries and applications. Furthermore, abrasive blasting is commonly used to smooth rough surfaces and remove paint, grime, or other undesirable substances from metal, plastic materials, and other composites.

An abrasive blast cabinet is a confined machine with a nozzle that discharges abrasive materials onto the work surface. There are different types of commercially available abrasive blasting cabinets, each with specifications and capabilities. With so many options, choosing the right cabinet for your needs can take time and effort.

This article will cover the things to take into account when choosing the best abrasive blast cabinet for your application. Continue reading “Finding the Right Abrasive Blast Cabinets”

Abrasive Blast Equipment Options

For nearly 75 years, Empire Abrasive Equipment has been a pioneer in developing and manufacturing groundbreaking air-blast machinery. We deliver quality products and systems with a competitive advantage in air-blast technology. Our team of experts is happy to provide turnkey installation, training, technical assistance, and lab testing for our equipment to ensure that we meet and exceed our customers’ needs.

Empire’s solid reputation as an innovator in the air-blast industry allows us to partner strategically with reputable companies and manufacturers. These collaborations enable us to offer a wide selection of high-quality abrasive blast equipment options.

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