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Addressing Blast Cabinet Noise Levels

Blast cabinet noise is one of the most common topics that prospective buyers ask bring up when considering one of our larger, industrial abrasive blast cabinets. The time to address a potential noise issue is undoubtedly before you buy a machine and not after. The issue of noise is fairly straightforward when you know where the excessive sound is coming from. Continue reading Addressing Blast Cabinet Noise Levels

micro abrasive industrial cabinets

Micro Abrasive Flow Industrial Blast Cabinets

Media Blast & abrasive created the micro abrasive flow industrial line of blasting cabinets specifically for proper control and flow of smaller amounts of abrasive. These blasters come standard with all the right abrasive delivery controls to manage ultra fine abrasive material. They are built for applications that require more than one hour of daily machine operation, which we consider industrial, and include both siphon and direct pressure abrasive delivery. Because micro abrasive is very small, these machines come with large negative pressure cleanable cartridge dust collectors for clean operation in small spaces and are capable of recycling the abrasive unlike pencil blasters. Continue reading Micro Abrasive Flow Industrial Blast Cabinets

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Vacuum Blower Tips to Keep In Mind Before You Buy

Buying a vacuum blower operated dust collector doesn’t have to be another “you get what you pay for” life lesson. Instead of assuming more horsepower and cfm are always better, an educated buyer understands the engineering behind the four common classes of blowers. If you need a quick refresher on how blowers work, read this post before you go on. Continue reading Vacuum Blower Tips to Keep In Mind Before You Buy

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Four Blower Classes Explained

Blowers are critical, often undervalued and misunderstood components of abrasive blast cabinets. Vacuum Blowers are commonly used on small blasting cabinets for very limited use or very low cfm gun size. Vacuum blowers are only one type of blower class available but result in high static suction but very low cfm air movement. Continue reading Four Blower Classes Explained

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Sandcarving Seminar Success in the Golden State

Guest Blog: IKONICS Imaging

Without further ado, IKONICS Imaging brings you a fun recap of the 2018 Sandcarving Seminar in Brea, California. This bi-annual event has been going on for 10 years! Each seminar has evolved and IKONICS will continue to ebb and flow with the needs and demands for sandcarving education. This seminar always surprises IKONICS in the diversity of both the attendees and their businesses. While local attendees were majority, students from all over the US attended including the Caribbean, Texas and Wyoming. Whether you’re looking to expand your business, drill into and refine specific techniques or simply network with other sandcarvers, this two-day seminar is a continuous success, something we look forward to each and every year. Continue reading Sandcarving Seminar Success in the Golden State

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Industrial Blast Cabinets by Media Blast & Abrasive

Media Blast & Abrasive’s line of Industrial blast cabinets is designed for production applications that require more than one hour of daily machine operation. We know time is money, and these are the fastest cleaning models, with the most available options and upgrades, using the correct gun size to meet production numbers. Continue reading Industrial Blast Cabinets by Media Blast & Abrasive

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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