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N-200 GF Siphon Abrasive Blast Cabinet Spotlight

Media Blast’s N-200 GF Siphon abrasive blasting cabinet is a side-loading blasting cabinet that uses siphon abrasive delivery and requires 25-90 cfm of compressed air at 80 psi. This machine is available in many special cabinet sizes but standard in two, the 3636 and 4848, because those sizes are commonly used with turntable assemblies. This sandblasting equipment can operate with almost any abrasive type, but it’s specially designed to use fine and ultra-fine abrasives. Continue reading N-200 GF Siphon Abrasive Blast Cabinet Spotlight

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Having a Blast in Vegas – 2018 APA Expo Recap

IKONICS Imaging went all out during the biggest trade show of the year, the 2018 International Awards & Personalization Expo in Las Vegas, NV. IKONICS Imaging didn’t miss a beat and was an integral part of the APA Expo and community. From teaching education/business classes and presenting at the Awards Associates of America, to exhibiting on the show floor along with participating in after-show events, there’s no shortage of things to do and people to meet. It was a fun, whirlwind of events! Let’s recap and bring you along for the ride. Continue reading Having a Blast in Vegas – 2018 APA Expo Recap

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5 Common Blast Cabinet Dust Collector Problems

Almost all blasting cabinet dust collector problems are related to one of the conditions we examine in this post. Most people buy these machines based on budget and not the machine’s application. This is a mistake. First, an abrasive blasting cabinet’s use can, and probably will, change over time due to an increase in production or simply finding more uses for the machine. Second, if you buy a machine based on cost, you are likely not matching your needs to the blast cabinet’s capabilities. This often results in a variety of issues, including dust collector problems, and ultimately it often negatively affects productivity. Continue reading 5 Common Blast Cabinet Dust Collector Problems

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Automotive Blast Cabinets by Media Blast & Abrasive

Media Blast & Abrasive’s line of automotive blast cabinets includes the best machines for cleaning, stripping and shot peening. We’ve grouped them together for easy evaluation, and offer many different cabinet sizes to accommodate home shops, commercial repair and industrial production facilities. Continue reading Automotive Blast Cabinets by Media Blast & Abrasive

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Hobby Blast Abrasive Blasting Cabinet

Media Blast’s Hobby Blast abrasive blaster is a top-loading blasting cabinet that uses siphon abrasive delivery and requires 12 cfm of compressed air. To accommodate close-fitting surroundings, this unit allows for bench top or wall mounting. This machine is designed for small cleaning applications such as hand-held tools, medical tool remanufacturing and auto parts. Continue reading Hobby Blast Abrasive Blasting Cabinet

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Micro Industrial Blast Cabinets by Media Blast & Abrasive

Media Blast & Abrasive’s line of micro industrial blast cabinets is comprised of siphon and direct pressure models specifically for proper control and flow of smaller amounts of abrasive (measured in pounds per minute). These machines come with large negative pressure dust collectors for clean operation in small spaces and are capable of recycling the abrasive. Continue reading Micro Industrial Blast Cabinets by Media Blast & Abrasive

Tungsten Disulfide Application with Sandblasting

Tungsten Disulfide is a very hard and really wear resistant chemical compound that occurs naturally and is synthesized in labs. For many years it was best known as the material wrapped around the filament in incandescent light bulbs that causes them to glow. Since the rise of LED lighting, new applications for tungsten disulfide have evolved including using it as non-friction coating that can be used in place of grease. A few industries that could possibly benefit exponentially from tungsten disulfide coating are aerospace and automotive. Continue reading Tungsten Disulfide Application with Sandblasting

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2018 Media Blast Model & Feature Updates

Since the 1970s, Media Blast and Abrasive, Inc. has manufactured 100% American-made abrasive blast cabinets. Over the years, we’ve put together one of the largest, most complete lines of wet and dry blast cabinets offered for the fully equipped home shop through Industrial Production. To this day, we remain dedicated to supplying customers with superior quality, workmanship and dependability with every piece of sandblasting equipment we build. To that end, we’re continually innovating new models and improving our existing machines. 2017 has been no exception, and we’re proud to debut several new products and features just in time for the New Year. Continue reading 2018 Media Blast Model & Feature Updates