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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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What is most likely to help you achieve the specified profile on the steel you are blast cleaning?

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A conductivity meter can be used to check for what contaminant on abrasive?

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