Sandblasting is the process of propelling abrasive materials onto a surface using high pressure to remove contaminants, alter the texture, or prepare it for subsequent coating or painting. It is also an efficient way to get surfaces clean and ready for further processing. Thus, the technique has various applications in different industries, such as automotive,…Read More
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:Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More
Market: Medical Application: Abrasive blast cleaning of hip and shoulder implants The Challenge: A major manufacturer of hip and shoulder implants in the medical industry wanted to automate their abrasive blast cleaning procedure in order to improve the overall production process. The goal of the medical manufacturer was to increase the production rate by at…Read More
Market: Power Generation Application: Refurbishing steam turbine diaphragms using abrasive blast cleaningRead More
Market: Oil & Gas Application: Shot peening of off-shore drilling pipe to improve compressive strength and reduce fatigue failures.Read More
Indexing Turntables are among the most common equipment to automate your blast operation. Their design has certain inherent features that promote versatility, ease and economy of operation. Such machines are often classified by their main table size, quantity of nozzles, and type of media propulsion, i.e. suction and pressure. Empire TT Indexing Turntable Machines are…Read More
Robotic Blasting is becoming more and more prevalent in the manufacturing process. Companies are looking to increase efficiencies and lower costs. With robotic blasting equipment in place, the operation can run in a continuous mode. Operators are able to run multiple machines and become more efficient.Read More
In applications where slag media or other economical blast media are utilized, the long-term costs start to mount quickly due to the media breaking down and having to be replenished. The disposal and logistics of constantly dealing with spent media turn into a large cost of operation. By recovering the blast media and using recyclable…Read More