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machine spotlight on Shop Standard 2.0 blasting cabinet

Shop Standard 2.0 Automotive Blast Cabinet

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

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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

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

Cobra Siphon Abrasive Cabinet Spotlight

The Cobra siphon abrasive cabinet was created for general repair shops, facility in-house maintenance and automotive repair. A small, compact machine, the Cobra is ideal for applications that require less than one hour of daily operation. If your project demands more continuous operation, what we call production quality, consider the N-200 Siphon cabinets available in thirteen cabinet sizes with a smaller gun size offered if you have limited air. Continue reading Cobra Siphon Abrasive Cabinet Spotlight

Blizzard Abrasive Blast Cabinet

Blizzard Soda Abrasive Cabinet Spotlight

The Blizzard abrasive cabinet is specifically designed to operate with single-use soda abrasive, also known as bicarbonate, and single-use wheat start abrasives. Media Blast makes all its machines with 100% welded 12- and 14-gauge cold rolled steel to minimize spent abrasive in the workspace. The patented used soda pre-separator system design collects the used soda before it enters the dust collector, significantly reducing dust collector maintenance. Continue reading Blizzard Soda Abrasive Cabinet Spotlight

Siphon Abrasive Delivery vs. Direct Pressure

The first dry blasting machines relied on siphon abrasive delivery method which uses a gun to siphon, or pull, the abrasive to the blasting nozzle where it is then boosted in particle velocity and injected into the cabinet. Think of this like using a cue ball to hit the eight ball into the side pocket. While it gets the job done, some energy is lost when the two balls come in contact with each other. Similarly, while siphon delivery equipment is easy to make and simple to operate, it requires higher blasting pressures to achieve maximum abrasive impact velocity. Continue reading Siphon Abrasive Delivery vs. Direct Pressure