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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

Adventures in Tank Lining

by Peter Bock, Advanced Polymerics, Inc.

The author recounts details of a vinyl ester tank relining project during a swelterin...

Basic Training: Maintaining an Old Icon with a New Technology

by Greg Peters, SABRE Autonomous Solutions, and Dr. Gavin Paul, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

The authors outline the development and implementation of Rosie and Sandy, two autono...

Maximizing Shipbuilding Production by Modernizing Facilities & Processes

by Katie Urbas, Planning Supervisor — Blast, Paint, General, and Temporary Services, General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard began to transform the way that it produced ships in...

Setting up air abrasive blast equipment

Safety considerations for abrasive blasting

Power tool cleaning

Surface Preparation: A Continuing Evolution

by Charles Lange, JPCL

The Buzz

Top of the News

On static electricity and abrasive blasting

What causes static electricity during abrasive blasting? What risk does it pose, and ...

On the time between blasting and priming

How long can a blasted surface be left before priming under different temperatures/ r...

On the cleanliness of stainless steel

Removing coal tar epoxies

Keeping Workers Safe During Abrasive Blasting

by Thomas E. Enger, MS, CSP, CHMM, Clemco Industries Corp.

The purpose of this article is to attempt to provide the reader with a basic understa...

Remedying excessive profile

This Month's Question: What is the remedial action if a blaster produces too high a ...

Abrasive blasting: Achieving efficiency and profitability

by Patti Roman, Clemco Industries

Safety monitoring and remote control systems for blasting in shipyards

Problem Solving Forum: On measuring surface profile in the field

Problem Solving Forum: On Abrasive Blasting Thin Steel Substrates

What do you do when the spec calls for SSPC-SP 10, Near-White, but the metal gauge wo...

Surface Preparation: Practices, Equipment, and Standards through 25 Years

by Daryl Fleming and Jodi Temyer, JPCL

As surface preparation practices, regulations, and equipment changed, so did SSPC's s...

Problem Solving Forum: Controlling Surface Profile

What are the causes of surface profile exceeding specified ranges, and how can surfac...


SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments

Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.

Blastman Robotics Ltd.
Robotic Blast Cleaning

Replace manual blasting with new Blastman robot models. Contact us to boost your production and save costs!

Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

• Shipyards
• Plate Fabrication
• Structural Steel
• Maintenance

DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

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.

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.

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.

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

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

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

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.

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