Does your abrasive blast cabinet have a problem with excessive dust? Aside from lack of machine maintenance and regular service, there are many reasons cabinets can have excessive dust inside with poor visibility. These are some of the reasons that warrant a call to an abrasive blasting expert, like one of our team members. Continue reading How To Resolve Excessive Dust in Blast Cabinets
In 2003 we introduced our CrystalBlast® line of sandcarving and film washout machinery. Our cabinets raised the bar on all sandblasters and included standard features such as our patented abrasive separator reclaimer, industrial pinch valve flow control, cartridge dust collector, reverse pulse cleaning, ergonomically correct design, window sweeps, cleanout pot ports and much more. Continue reading Sandcarving Abrasive Blast Cabinet Spotlight
As a manufacturer of over 170 different models of Blasting Cabinets, Dust Collectors and Pollution Control Work Benches, we often have first time buyers call us to replace their poorly-constructed abrasive blast cabinet. We are not saying all cabinets sold by large tool suppliers are bad, but inexperienced buyers often misunderstand why the costs are significantly lower. Continue reading Why Frictional Heat Matters in Blast Cabinets
As we come to the end of 2018, we’re reflecting on the past twelve months. It has been another great year for Media Blast & Abrasives: our brand continues to grow, our machines continue to evolve, and our customers continue to amaze us. Continue reading 2018: A Media Blast & Abrasives Year-End Review
When our company was formed more than 40 years ago, the industry terminology for enclosed abrasive blasting machines was “Sandblast cabinets.” We set out to change this lingo by calling the equipment by its correct name: a media blast cabinet! Continue reading Why we don’t call our products Sandblast Cabinets
Without further ado, IKONICS Imaging is excited to share a recap of the 2nd 2018 Sandcarving Seminar in Brea, California. As you all know, this bi-annual event has been going on for over 10 years! Each seminar continues to evolve and IKONICS adapts to the needs & demands for sandcarving education in the industry. This seminar always surprises IKONICS in the diversity of attendees and their businesses. Whether you’re looking to expand your business, drill into and refine specific techniques or simply network with other sandcarvers, this two-day seminar suits those needs and continues to be a success every year! Continue reading Round 2! Sandcarving Seminar Success in California
Congratulations – you’ve decided to purchase an abrasive blasting cabinet! Now you’re trying to decide which one to buy and how much money you’ll spend. It’s likely you’re asking yourself if you can make do with an inexpensive blast cabinet. Continue reading Can An Inexpensive Blast Cabinet be a Good Tool?
Are you in need of an automotive blast cabinet? Media Blast & Abrasive has an entire line of abrasive blasting cabinets specifically designed to meet needs of the automotive and recreational vehicle industries. One of those machines is the all-new Shop Standard 2.0, which uses a dry, siphon abrasive delivery system. This cabinet is among the first models we designed back in 1977. It was completely overhauled last year and debuted all-new in 2018 with an advanced negative pressure cartridge filtration dust collector. Continue reading Shop Standard 2.0 Automotive Blast Cabinet
Almost all of our abrasive blast cabinets are able to use glass beads. Most operators and manufacturers know when to use glass beads and why. We’re sharing some tips that we’ve picked up over the last 50+ years in this industry. Remember Media Blast manufactures more than 180 machine models. Continue reading Why use glass beads in a blast cabinet?
The N-200 Stage II soda blast cabinet is manufactured specifically for operation with soda abrasive. Unlike most blasting cabinets, soda cabinets aren’t concerned about recycling abrasive because soda can only be used once. Continue reading N-200 Stage II Soda Blasting Cabinet Spotlight