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

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MicroBlast Industrial Blast Cabinet Machine Spotlight

micro industrial blast cabinet is specifically made for proper control and flow of smaller amounts of abrasive (measured in pounds delivered per minute). These machines require a unique set of features to optimize such low-flow of abrasive. Continue reading MicroBlast Industrial Blast Cabinet Machine Spotlight

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Blast Cabinet Maintenance Explained

The less you pay for a sandblasting cabinet the more blast cabinet maintenance it will require and the more parts it will wear out.  This is because normally the more you pay for a machine the larger the dust collector and the better the machine parts are permitting higher daily usage with larger and faster gun and nozzle sizes. Continue reading Blast Cabinet Maintenance Explained

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Use a DIY Blast Cabinet

It’s hard to search “sandblasting” on YouTube without finding videos featuring a long list of DIY blast cabinet. These cabinets appear to work just as well as professional quality sandblasting cabinets produced by industrial equipment manufacturers. Don’t be fooled. Continue reading 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Use a DIY Blast Cabinet

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Viper HD Siphon Pressure Machine Spotlight

The Viper HD Siphon Pressure Abrasive Blast Cabinet is a high-quality sandblasting cabinet designed for use in home garages. The 2017 model takes a new approach to the dust collector using 9 times the filter area, a negative pressure 100% welded steel construction dust collector with hopper dust storage and MERV tested cartridge filtration. Continue reading Viper HD Siphon Pressure Machine Spotlight

IKONICS: Superior Photoresist Films for Sandcarving

IKONICS photoresist films

Nestled in the heart of the Northland, IKONICS has been an international leader of imaging technologies for more than 65 years. Made in America and distributed globally, IKONICS Imaging supplies customers an unmatched line of photoresist films, sandcarvers, automated washout units, crystal products, and training. Continue reading IKONICS: Superior Photoresist Films for Sandcarving

Dominator Siphon Machine Spotlight

Dominator Siphon Blasting Cabinet Spotlight

The Dominator Siphon Abrasive Blast Cabinet is designed for Production operation, meaning applications that require one (1) or more hours of daily machine operation using a production gun size consuming about 45 cfm of compressed air. Continue reading Dominator Siphon Blasting Cabinet Spotlight