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Friday, July 27, 2012

In air abrasive blasting, why is it sometimes useful to adjust the angle of attack (angle of the nozzle in relation to the workpiece)?

To reduce fatigue
To achieve maximum productivity in the removal of different materials, such as paint and mill scale
To avoid arcing the nozzle
To assure a consistent stand-off distance

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