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All About Vapor Abrasive Blasting

Research, engineering and testing have reportedly combined to make vapor abrasive blast methods faster than dry blasting, easier to use and more reliable in the field.

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...

Bridge Painter Faces Multiple Charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a Western Pennsylvania painting contractor on environmental, embezzlement, false statement and fraud charges related to a state bridge project.

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Blogs (5)

How About a New 95:50 Rule?

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

I think we should have a new way of looking at quality. We don’t have to settle for “...

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...

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Articles (23)

Development of Materials and Process Metrics for High-Performance Abrasive Blast Surface Preparation

by Robert Kogler and Laura Erickson, Rampart LLC

The authors describe ongoing work being conducted with the Center for Corrosion Scien...

On Specifying Abrasive Sieve Size

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Webinars (3)

Thermal Spray Solutions for the Marine Industry

Thermal spray coatings (TSCs) are used extensively for the corrosion protection of steel and iron in a wide range of environments. This webinar will discuss the effectiveness of fl...

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...

Product Profile Webinar: Advancements in Vapor Abrasive Blasting Technology

Methods of combining water with abrasive blasting to reduce dust in coating removal, cleaning and other general surface preparation applications have existed for decades; yet the p...


Resource Guides (3)

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 (1)

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 (4)

Advanced Recycling Systems, LLC.

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

Atlantic Design, Inc.

Atlantic Design specializes in dust-collecting equipment sales and rentals for the abrasive blasting industry.

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.

Industrial Vacuum manufactures, sells, and rents Hurricane™ Vacuum Loaders, the most powerful and reliable vacuums available.

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Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

• Shipyards
• Plate Fabrication
• Structural Steel
• Maintenance

DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

N.T. Ruddock Co.

Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.

Sika® Industrial Floor Coatings

Click to learn about floor and wall systems relied upon for performance, durability, easy maintenance and aesthetics across the every industry and environment.

Keep your records straight!

For use in the field, with step-by-step job-specific entry spaces for the entire coating or lining project; also available in condensed version. Get it today!

Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524

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

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.

Graco Inc.
Saves up to 80% of energy costs

• Smooth, low pulsation
• No air motor = no more icing
• First of its kind approved for
  hazardous locations
e-Xtreme™ Electric Airless Sprayer Learn more

Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station

We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. or Call 412-931-6655.

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