Charger Direct Pressure Blasting Cabinet Spotlight

The Charger Direct Pressure Abrasive Blast Cabinet is designed for Production operation, which we consider one (1) hour or more of daily machine operation using a production gun size consuming about 45 cfm of compressed air. The capacity to store dust with ease of service is what makes this machine the right choice for Production operation. Additionally, a larger dual filter option is available for higher daily operation or larger abrasive gun size. Continue reading Charger Direct Pressure Blasting Cabinet Spotlight

8 Rules for Recycling Abrasive in Blast Cabinets

Recycling abrasive to be used again and again is unique to abrasive blast cabinets. Recycling isn’t possible if you’re performing portable blasting without a containment cabinet. So, how many times can abrasive be recycled? This is a very hard question to answer as an absolute because the number of recycles depends on many variables factors which can extend or shorten any abrasive recycle rate we’ve published at the end of this article. The more you know about your application, the more accurately you can determine how long to use any abrasive. Continue reading 8 Rules for Recycling Abrasive in Blast Cabinets

3030 Savage Direct Pressure Cabinet Spotlight

The 3030 Savage Direct Pressure blasting cabinet was created to run on smaller air compressors using the standard electrical power found in home garages and commercial facilities. It’s designed with the correct abrasive flow controls for smaller air volumes avoiding problems created when you try to simply install a smaller pressure nozzle size to match your smaller air compressor supply volume. Continue reading 3030 Savage Direct Pressure Cabinet Spotlight

Cobra Siphon Abrasive Cabinet Spotlight

The Cobra siphon abrasive cabinet was created for general repair shops, facility in-house maintenance and automotive repair. A small, compact machine, the Cobra is ideal for applications that require less than one hour of daily operation. If your project demands more continuous operation, what we call production quality, consider the N-200 Siphon cabinets available in thirteen cabinet sizes with a smaller gun size offered if you have limited air. Continue reading Cobra Siphon Abrasive Cabinet Spotlight

Our Dust Collector Cleans Up Against Shop Vacuums

Customers ask us far too often why they should buy a vacuum dust collector from us rather than a shop vacuum from their local hardware store. Even though they aren’t drastically different in price, Media Blast’s vacuum dust collectors make a huge difference in machine function and how clean your workspace is when operating a smaller machine for smaller hand held parts. Continue reading Our Dust Collector Cleans Up Against Shop Vacuums

Media Blast Cabinet Costs Explained

When you boil it down, blast cabinet costs are determined by cleaning speed, frictional heat created, the dust collector size and maintenance costs. If you’re comparing two machine models, and one is much less expensive than the other, here are three things you should consider. Doing your due diligence before you buy could save you time and money in the long run. Continue reading Media Blast Cabinet Costs Explained

Power Peen 3636

Power Peen Abrasive Cabinet Spotlight

The Power Peen abrasive blast cabinet is a Direct Pressure blast machine designed for Production applications, which we classify as planned machine operation of one or more hours each day. It is designed to use heavy blasting media to achieve the high frictional heat required in through-hole part blasting and blind-hole cleaning. The Power Peen machine model requires 25 to 80 cfm of compressed air and includes a 1.0 cubic foot ASME coded Pressure Pot complete with pressure pot access port for service. Continue reading Power Peen Abrasive Cabinet Spotlight

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Sandcarving Seminar: April 22-23, 2017

This professional-level, hands-on sandcarving seminar hosted by IKONICS Imaging will educate students in the art and business of creating high-profit, etched products for a wide array of industries including awards & engraving, corporate gifts, promotional & personalization items, memorials, weddings, barware and so much more! Continue reading Sandcarving Seminar: April 22-23, 2017