Tag Archives: Sandblasting

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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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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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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

Viper HD Blast Cabinet

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