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News (87)

Robotics Created for Abrasive Blasting

Air-powered abrasive blast equipment manufacturer Clemco Industries Corp. (Washington, MO) has entered into a long-term distribution agreement with SABRE Autonomous Solutions of Revesby, New...

Surfactant Touts Low Environmental Impact

A new ingredient for degreasers and outdoor cleaning products has been developed by AkzoNobel (Amsterdam, Netherlands) for both consumer and commercial applications that involve direct relea...

Free Webinar: UHP Waterjetting in Shipyards

After about 20 years of research and development, wet surface-tolerant coating is well established, allowing the expansion of waterjetting facilities in both maintenance and new building shi...

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Blogs (3)

Blast It Fast: Factors that Contribute to Sandblasting Speed

From Equipment Insights by Patrick Harmon

As a contractor, the speed at which you can prep a surface or remove contaminants can...

A Tale of Two Contractors:
The Hidden, Staggering Costs of Inefficiency

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

It was early spring of 2007 when my old coating company got the call from Grainger Wo...

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Articles (72)

Measuring Surface Profile: What’s Changed, What’s the Same

Improving Surface Prep Productivity with Rectangular Blasting Nozzles

by Chang-Hun Lee, Byeong-Hun Do, Won-Jun Yun and Han-Jin Bae, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Co., Ltd.

The authors share processes and results of tests for velocity, spray width and work e...

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Webinars (4)

Surface Preparation by Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning

This webinar will cover industry standards, procedures, equipment, and materials used in a variety of air/water/abrasive, water/abrasive, and water-pressurized abrasive blast clean...

Holding the Blast: Challenges and Impacts on Project Scheduling

Many specifications contain stipulations that the surface area that has been abrasive blast cleaned be primed-in within 4 hours, 8 hours or “within the same work shift.” The reason...

Trauma to Transcendence: CUI and Coatings of Choice

Everyone knows that corrosion under insulation (CUI) is a huge problem and that there is plenty of trauma associated with tackling it. Like a virus, CUI is insidious, not readily o...

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Resource Guides (4)

eBook: Achieving Efficiency in Abrasive Blast Cleaning

This eBook consists of articles from the Journal of...

eBook: Selecting the Right Abrasive

This eBook consists of articles from the Journal of Protective Coatings & Lini...

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Videos (2)

The Farrow System - 650 MAX

Nigel Farrow describes how The Farrow System uses heat to blast clean industrial/mari...

Axxiom's Halok Design for Blast Pot Entry

This video describes how the 5-lug cam locks of Axxiom's Halok design increase safety...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Featured Companies (21)

Abrasives Inc.

North Dakota based Abrasives Inc provides quick turnaround on BLACK MAGIC “The TOUGH Stuff” coal slag blasting abrasives for surface prep throughout the US and Canada.

Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station

Absolute Equipment provides industrial equipment and machinery to industry specializing in Ingersoll –Rand products. Their products include: air compressors ranging in sizes from 90-1600 CFM...

Advanced Recycling Systems, LLC.

ARS RECYCLING SYSTEMS, LLC specializes in the design and manufacture of abrasive blasting, vacuuming, recycling and dust control equipment.

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Advanced Recycling Systems

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!

CHLOR*RID International Inc.

*Stop flash rust
*Provides outstanding
*Easy to use and only pennies
per square foot
*Works with poor quality
*Use for mist blasting, vapor
blasting, wet blasting and
*Leaves no residue and
provides excellent adhesion.

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves
Portable Blasters

Schmidt's VBS System reduces blowdown intensity, prevents exhaust from damaging floor while using no screens or filters. Reduces sound; Increasing safety.
Call 1-800-231-2085

Atlantic Design, Inc.

what we did to this machine! Let ADI upgrade your machine, extending the life, efficiency, and value. Any make. Like new, but better! 866.Call.ADI

Monti Tools, Inc.

Surface cleanliness of SSPC-10 | Anchor profile
up to 4.7 mils | Removes corrosion & coatings |
ATEX approved for zone 1
| | 832-623-7970

Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777


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NLB Corporation
NLB Sure Shroud: Greater Protection and Flexibility

NLB’s Sure Shroud’s lighter weight and flexibility reduces operator fatigue and offers unmatched protection against high pressure hose ruptures. 10k to 40k psi rated.

Humidity & Temperature Control Equipment

Rental Desiccant Dehumidifiers, ArcticDRY Units, Air Conditioners, Heaters and Generators to help control the climate on your next industrial painting project. Nationwide locations, 24/7 service: (866) 379-2600”

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office

• Coating failure analysis
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• Toxic metals testing
• A2LA Accredited
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