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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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