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Research, engineering and testing have reportedly combined to make vapor abrasive blast methods faster than dry blasting, easier to use and more reliable in the field.

Graco’s Eric Rennerfeldt will delve into both the mechanics and benefits of the technology in the next free webinar from JPCL and SSPC.

The product profile webinar “Advancements in Vapor Abrasive Blasting Technology” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon ET (8 a.m. to 9 a.m. PT), Thursday, Nov. 3.

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The free Nov. 3 webinar, “Advancements in Vapor Abrasive Blasting Technology,” will explore the blasting method in detail—both how it works and the technology advancements that have resulted in improved performance benefits.

Register here for free.

What You’ll Learn

Methods of combining water with abrasive blasting to reduce dust in coating removal, cleaning and other general surface preparation applications have existed for decades; yet the perception remains that these methods are messy, unreliable and not much different than a wet slurry coming out of the blast nozzle.

This webinar aims to explain vapor abrasive blasting in detail, showing both how it works and the technology advancements that have resulted in better media control, simpler operation, improved performance and more versatility to cover a variety of applications.

You should expect to leave the webinar with an understanding of how vapor abrasive blasting can reduce dust up to 92 percent and lead to a cleaner, easier path to profitable results for many applications.

Presenter Background

Rennerfeldt is the product manager for Protective Coatings and Surface Preparation Equipment at Graco, where he manages the company's surface preparation business, including the EcoQuip line of vapor abrasive blasting equipment.

He has more than 18 years of experience with various Graco fluid handling systems, with an emphasis on plural component spray equipment for protective coatings, and holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Webinar Education Series

The webinar is part of the 2016 JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series, which provides continuing education for SSPC recertifications and technology updates on important topics.

Numerous free webcasts in the JPCL/SSPC Education Series, covering a wide range of topics, are now available at www.paintsquare.com/webinars.

Some of those presentations include:

A complete listing of the JPCL/SSPC archived and future webinars is available here.

   

Tagged categories: Abrasive blasting; Coatings education; Education; Equipment manufacturers; Graco; Surface preparation; Surface preparation equipment; Webinars; Wet abrasive blasting; Worker training

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