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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

What is the purpose of inhibitors used in wet blast systems?

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

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