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eBook Blasts Abrasive Cleaning How-tos

PITTSBURGH—From set-up to safety, the technical ins and outs of abrasive blast cleaning are laid out by the experts in a handy, free new eBook from JPCL.


eBook Dives into UHP Waterjetting

PITTSBURGH—The ins and outs of ultra-high-pressure waterjetting for surface preparation get a closer look in a new, free technical resource from JPCL.


High-Pressure Units Tout Low Emissions

New high-pressure waterjet pump units can cut emissions to near zero and reduce particulate matter by 90 percent or more, manufacturer NLB Corp. says.


Free Webinar Focuses on Vapor Blasting

Using water to suppress airborne dust during abrasive blasting can achieve the same power as dry blasting, according to an upcoming webinar.


NLB Announces Latest Pump Unit

NLB Corp. has a new high-pressure water-jet pump unit with a 350 hp diesel engine.


OSHA Unloads New Case on U.S. Minerals

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued new citations against U.S. Minerals Inc., alleging machine, fall and respiratory hazards at one of its newer facilities, in ...


Umbrella Kit Protects Portable Blasters

New abrasive umbrella kits for portable blasters offer protection from overhead feeding systems and from weight-related pop-up failures, according to Pirate Brand and manufacturer Forecast S...


TN Tape Takes Bizarre Twist

Traffic markings on a Tennessee road took an unexpected turn when faced with adverse weather conditions.


Series of Deals Fattens Graco’s Reach

Spray-equipment manufacturer Graco Inc. is bulking up and branching out, spending $185 million in cash for four companies that will expand its geographical and industry footprint.


Deal Expands Graco Blast Unit

One year after jumping into the abrasive-blasting equipment field, Graco Inc. has strengthened its stake with a second acquisition.


Free Webinar: Proper Concrete Prep

What does it take to make coatings stick to concrete? Proper application, sure, but one of the most important factors in successful coating work sits on the surface.


Blast Unit Hikes Diesel Engine HP

NLB Corp. has announced a new addition to its series of diesel-convertible water-blasting units.


Device Enhances Blasting Pot Safety

Marco Group International has announced a new product that allows the user to pressurize and depressurize bulk abrasive blasting pots by flipping a toggle switch from the ground level.


Nu Flow Releases Pipe Tool Series

Pipe lining manufacturer Nu Flow Technologies Inc. is now distributing its proprietary line of cutting, cleaning and reinstating tools directly to the public.


Industrial Cleaner Boasts Bio-Safety

Cortec Corp. has introduced a heavy-duty, bio-based cleaner and degreaser for a variety of industrial and commercial jobs.


Free Webinar Shores Up Offshore

The harsh environment of the offshore gas and oil industry has led to new technologies and methods to overcome maintenance challenges.


EPA Sees Wide Risks in Paint Strippers

Methylene chloride, widely used in paint stripping products, poses a health threat to hundreds of thousands of workers, consumers and project bystanders, U.S. authorities have determined.


Repair vs. Replace: A Look at Rust

Determining how costly a rusty coating system will be to repair or replace is the focus of a new how-to video that breaks down corrosion distribution.


Jetstream Debuts New Waterblast Gun

Jetstream of Houston LLP has launched a 40,000 psi air-powered waterblast control gun for surface cleaning and coating removal.


Sealant for Salt-Spray Environments

A new polyurethane joint sealant is designed for multipurpose horizontal service in a one-part formulation.


Waterjet Boosts Safety with Distance

NLB Corp. has introduced a semi-automated waterjet system that lets the operator safely work multiple accessories from a climate-controlled cab.


Sealer Made for Above-Grade Walls

Sto Corp. has announced a one-component material designed to seal sheathing joints, seams, cracks, and transitions in above-grade wall construction.


Coating Tips: Cleaning Your Concrete

How to roughen and clean concrete for proper coating application is the focus of the latest installment in the PaintSquare Video Learning Center series.


Masking Tape Made for Pipe Coating

Industrial tape maker Shurtape has introduced what it calls the first high-performance masking tape designed for the oil and natural-gas pipe coating industry.


Deflecting the Assault by Salt

An often-invisible enemy of coating performance—soluble salt and chemical contamination—is the focus of the newest PaintSquare Video Learning Center how-to.


WaterJet Lances Ramp Up Safety

New waterjet lances from NLB Corp. boast more safety features for operator protection, the manufacturer reports.


Marco Debuts 2 Blastmaster Dryers

Marco Group International has expanded its line of air dryers with the rollout of the Blastmaster 750 and 1600 CFM Air Dryers, designed to remove up to 99 percent of the water present in com...


Knowing When It’s Clean Enough to Coat

Using project specs and standards to achieve surface cleanliness before coating application is the focus of the newest installment in the PaintSquare Video Learning Center series.


5 Minutes to a Better Surface Profile

Achieving the optimal surface profile for a project—a crucial component of coatings success—is the focus of the newest installment in the PaintSquare Video Learning Center series.


Wet Blaster Offers 2-Gun Motion

A new automated Vaqua slurry-blast system has been custom engineered to feature a two-axis gun motion.


Abrasives Maker Gets 10th OSHA Case

Fourteen months after resolving numerous federal health and safety violations at its plant in Harvey, LA, U.S. Minerals is facing a fresh round of citations at the facility.


ADI Launches All-in-One System

It blasts, it vacuums, it recycles—a new machine claims to do it all.


Compound Touts Patches without Cracks

A new cementitious patch and overlay for highways and infrastructure boasts flexibility without failure, offering high-tensile strain capacity and bond strength.


5 Ways to Slash Prep Costs

Some abrasive-blasting mistakes are more costly than others. Take these.


2-Sided Wipes Help Prep for Painting

New industrial-strength cleaning wipes from Rust-Oleum Corp. are designed to speed surface preparation for coatings projects.


Marco Rolls Out 2014 Trailer

The Marco Group International has introduced a new abrasive blast pot trailer with enhanced safety and maintenance features for 2014.


TQC Tool Analyzes Ship Hull Roughness

Ship performance may be easier to gauge with a new product from Thermimport Quality Control (TQC) that measures ship hull roughness and automatically calculates and saves the data.


Graco Inc. Enters Abrasive Blasting

Staking a brand-new claim in the coatings industry, spray-equipment maker Graco Inc. has announced the acquisition of EcoQuip Inc., a manufacturer of abrasive-blasting equipment.


Dust Collectors Claim 95% Efficiency

Two new dust-muzzling products are now available from San Diego, CA-based Dust Collection Products.


Gritco Unveils Blasting Jacket, Cape

Blasting and cleaning equipment maker Gritco BV has introduced a long-sleeve jacket and bright-orange safety cape to improve protection for abrasive blasters.


Smart Box Tracks Abrasive Work

A new abrasive-blasting monitoring system tracks live blasting time from remote locations, Marco Group International reports.


Paint/Graffiti Remover Touts Safety

Cortec Corp. has unveiled two heavy-duty, anti-corrosion paint strippers and graffiti removers that the company calls “the safest on the market.”


Guyson Acquires Automated Blasting

Blast equipment maker Guyson Corp. of U.S.A. is staking a new claim in the wet-blast field with the acquisition of Automated Blasting Systems Inc. of Windsor, CT, the companies have announce...


New Pump Handles Heavy Material

Graco Inc. has introduced a new mortar pump designed to handle heavy and abrasive materials.


Webinar Spotlights Power Tool Cleaning

Choosing the right power tools and using them effectively for spot cleaning, corrosion removal and more will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Rust-Oleum Launches Self-Fusing Tape

A new self-fusing silicone repair tape is designed to provide a watertight seal and conform to any surface, according to manufacturer Rust-Oleum Industrial Brands.


LED Gun Light Made for Blasting Work

Larson Electronics, a supplier of explosion-proof lighting equipment, has unveiled an LED blasting-gun light built for abusive operating conditions.


ICM Designing Robot to Clean Navy Subs

A robot is being developed to tackle the challenging task of cleaning or removing coatings from the inside of bilge tanks on United States Navy submarines.


Hydrostatic Unit for Rugged Conditions

Jetstream of Houston LLP has launched a new hydrostatic test unit for pipeline and wellhead testing in the oil and gas market.


SSPC Updates Mineral Abrasive Spec

An expanded list of abrasives and clarification of testing responsibilities are among the new updates to an abrasive specification from SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.


How-to Helps Measure Surface Profile

A hands-on guide to accurately measuring surface profile depth is the latest in an original series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by PaintSquare.


NLB Announces New WaterJet Series

With several conversion options and accessories, a new convertible waterjet unit from NLB Corp. offers flexibility.


Planer Tackles Marine Applications

General Equipment Company has upgraded its SP8/A Pneumatic Surface Planer, designed for a wide variety of cleaning, coatings removal and surface preparation applications on marine/industrial...


Waterjetting on Tap in Free Webinar

New updates for standards and technical guidance on using waterjetting for surface preparation will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Jetstream Unveils Compact Waterblaster

High-pressure waterblasting equipment maker Jetstream has introduced the IX100 Series compact system for industrial cleaning contractors.


New Dust Vacuum for Industrial Use

New for 2013, CDCLarue has introduced another series of industrial dust vacuums for fine powders or continuous duty use.


Cleaning System Offers Compact Solution

Industrial cleaning contractors have a new compact option for waterblasting from Jetstream.


 
 
   

Atlantic Design, Inc.
OUR QUALITY & YOUR TIME.

Many service issues can be easily solved over the phone. When you do need parts, ADI has most in stock for all your blasting needs. 866.Call.ADI


Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits

Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters. Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
Call 1-800-231-2085


Minerals Research & Recovery

HIGH PERFORMANCE ABRASIVES


“Made in the USA!”

Why recycle waste from other countries? Go FASTER, CLEANER, at 1/3 THE COST with MR&R “All-American” Sharpshot®HP!!

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Harsco
Find BLACK BEAUTY® Abrasives

Use our online tool to search by address, city or zip code to find where you can buy BLACK BEAUTY® abrasives. Or call us toll free: 1-888-733-3646


CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at
www.chlor-rid.com,

800-422-3217


Advanced Recycling Systems
ADVANCED RECYCLING SYSTEMS (ARS)

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!
(330)536-8210


Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

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


Binks/DeVilbiss
Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit binks.com for more information.


Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
Portable Power from Absolute Equipment

•Compressors
•Lighting Systems
•Generators
•Light Compaction
Sales • Rental • Service
Call 1-866-931-6655
Over a century of
providing excellence.


DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector 200 for concrete

Rugged, simple and affordable coating thickness gage for concrete measures protective coatings including polyurea.

 
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