Abrasive blasting is a technique to modify any surface and make it smooth, rough, clean, and finished. It is also the preferred treatment method for various surfaces — from soft metals to plastics — without the risk of distorting, corroding, or surface impregnation. Cabinets or systems used for abrasive blasting have nearly limitless applications, including cleaning, particle removal, deburring, etching, and finishing.
For nearly 75 years, Empire Abrasive Equipment has provided high-quality air-blast products. We are the industry leader in developing and manufacturing advanced air-blast machinery that meets the needs of our customers. We also gained a competitive edge in air-blast technology by delivering innovative products and solutions.
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: