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Blasting Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial blasting equipment manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source blasting equipment manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These blasting equipment companies can design, engineer and manufacture blasting equipment to your specifications and application needs. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these blasting equipment manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether it's for a manufacturer of abrasive blasting equipment, grit blasting machines, or blasting machines of every type.

  • Langhorne, PA 215-752-8800

    Specializing in the design and manufacture of blasting equipment for 60+ years, Empire Abrasive has truly established ourselves an a world leader of innovative products. Our main focus is on meeting our customer`s demand for quality equipment and systems that deliver increased productivity. We offer manual and automated blast systems, blast rooms, many different blast cabinets, dust collectors, and portable systems.

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  • Hartland, WI 800-854-0030

    Our sandblast equipment is designed to handle a wide variety of applications and we use manufacturing methods that guarantee these machines will stand the test of time. Our cost efficient systems will save you in energy expenses and we promise to assist you right away if you ever run into problems. We offer unsurpassed services and we integrated several value-added features into our products.

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  • South Elgin, IL 708-345-5300

    We are a proud distributor of some of the finest abrasive blast equipment available. With a wide variety of offerings, we carry the solution for nearly any air blasting application. Contact us with your needs and our dedicated staff will match you with the perfect cabinet. Trust an experienced provider of blast equipment to improve the efficiency and productivity of your operation!

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  • Englewood, CO 303-756-6066

    Here at Fortna Equipment we provide top quality sandblasting equipment and supplies. Our selection of media includes aluminum oxide grit, sand substitutes, glass beads, and more. We're your go-to source for any type of metal finishing or sandblasting equipment for your production or manufacturing needs. Please contact us for more information!

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Blasting Equipment

Blasting equipment, commonly referred to as sandblast equipment, is used to clean parts or finish part surfaces by blasting them with abrasive materials, like sand, at a very high pressure. This process helps to remove contaminants from the surface and smooth out any bumps or wrinkles on the surface of the part to improve the durability and strength of the metal. Sand blasting is probably the most commonly used type of blasting, but there are several other ways that abrasive blasting can be done. Some shops offer blasting as a service to industrial customers, while other manufacturers sell blasting equipment directly to companies in restoration or repair industries.

For sandblasting, a high pressure air blast system shoots sand through a nozzle that is pointed at the part being cleaned. The force of the sand hitting the metal causes abrasion that smoothes the surface out, restoring it to its original quality. Sandblasting is used on vehicle restoration projects to treat car parts that have been taken apart before they are coated with a fresh coat of paint. Sometimes this is the only way to restore the car to its original appearance. Other types of blasting equipment use hydro-blasting, wheel-blasting, dry-ice blasting and automated blasting. These are all good for abrasion, but some may be optimal for particular applications. Hydro-blasting, for example, uses highly pressurized water to blast surfaces like the exterior walls of buildings. Dry-ice blasting uses air and dry-ice under pressure that are ejected from a nozzle. This effectively removes surface contaminants due to of the force of the carbon dioxide.

Blasting equipment can be manufactured in both portable and stationary sizes. Portable systems are usually powered by a diesel air compressor. The compressor fills a blast pot with pressurized air. This pot is where the air interacts with the abrasive materials and then travels through a hose to the nozzle where it is shot out. A blast cabinet is a stationary blasting unit where parts are placed in a tightly sealed enclosure. A foot pedal turns the blaster on and off and the operator can see the object through a small window and move it by inserting his or her hands into rubber gloves that are built into the side of the machine. A blast room is like a larger version of a blast cabinet where the operator works inside while wearing heavy protective equipment.

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