The method of shot blast cleaning for surface preparation is often a method which has been around for a lengthy time. Sending media, though below pressure, to a surface which will give it the suitable finish necessary for the final stages of painting or polishing. Removing impurities or bead blasting smoothing the surface will allow give the material the suitable surface for any finishing method utilized. The type of media plus the force utilised to provide it can smooth or roughen the surface to offer it the most effective finish offered.
The force being utilised to propel the media will differ based around the type of media plus the material that may be becoming blasted. Bead blasting is applied beneath much less stress than steel or sand blasting. Delicate supplies call for a little more finesse and tougher materials can withstand the brute force of steel. The beads used in bead blasting are generally produced of glass but plastic beads or shot can also be employed.
The suitable blasting nozzles will need to be determined and most suppliers can help you find out which one will be required for the kind of media you are applying in your surface cleaning. There are numerous blast media cleaning suppliers on the market so do a bit investigation prior to jumping into a long-term partnership with 1 firm. After the acceptable media (grit) is selected and delivered by way of the higher pressure delivery technique the surface on the item becoming cleaned is then prepared for painting, bead blast staining, or continued processing.