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Friday, October 29, 2010

What is one main purpose of a deadman switch on a blasting system?

(Question submitted by KVG, a PaintSquare News subscriber)

To improve control of the blast profile
To help achieve specified cleanliness of steel
To assure the safety of the operator
To automate the blasting process

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Thursday, October 28, 2010
What is a significant advantage of an HVLP spray system?

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
True or false: Dehumidification equipment is sometimes used to "hold the blast" inside a tank.

Monday, October 25, 2010
What is white rust?

Friday, October 22, 2010
True or false: Wet abrasive blast cleaning systems operate at pressures ranging approximately from 5,000 to 40,000 psi.

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