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Friday, October 5, 2012

Why are inhibitors used in wet blast systems?

To prevent wet abrasive from sticking to the steel substrate
To prevent flash rusting of the steel being cleaned
To reduce friction in the blast hose
To protect the pump that pressurizes the water

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True or false: One kind of wet blast system uses air rather than water pressure as the cleaning force.

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