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How Wet Abrasive Blasting Almost Become Obsolete

At the start of the sandblasting industry, almost all the blasting was wet abrasive blasting. Wet delivery is great for containing the blasting abrasive for recycle and controlling the dust created during blast operation. 

Bottom Line Benefits of Siphon Blasting Nozzle Maintenance

Regular nozzle maintenance on your siphon blast cabinet is a quick and easy way to save money by reducing production time and maintaining optimal productivity. How can something so simple make such a difference to your bottom line? Siphon machines are nozzle critical, meaning that the condition of the nozzle greatly impacts the productivity of the machine. This is because the abrasive’s velocity and direction are hugely dependent on a specific design formula for the…

The Best Return on Investment Wet Sandblasting Cabinets

Today we divide wet sandblasting cabinets into two categories: very light duty and Industrial. Consider Industrial wet machines are designed for daily operation, are 100% welded to eliminate leaks, and while the duration of operation isn’t a key factor, the speed of processing is. Light Duty Machines are typically constructed with cheaper materials, use a form of agitation that results in a small percentage of abrasive held in suspension, operate limited gun size cfm usage, and…

What is Direct Pressure Abrasive Delivery?

Direct Pressure abrasive delivery is a process that uses a pressure pot to pneumatically push abrasive to the blasting nozzle inside a blast cabinet. 

Hurricane Wet Blast Cabinet Spotlight

The Hurricane Wet Blast Cabinet by Media Blast is a simple to use older technology now gaining applications in today’s marketplace. Many applications today require wet blasting, which uses ultra-fine abrasives and eliminates the frictional heat that can damage delicate composites.

Every Blast Cabinet Needs A Separator Reclaimer

Updated February 2022: An abrasive separator reclaimer is a pneumatic centrifuge capable of separating usable abrasive from dust and unwanted worn abrasive while creating the negative cabinet air pressure required for all blasting cabinets. This not only helps reduce the cost of abrasives, it vastly improves visibility inside the cabinet as smaller dust and spent abrasive – carbon, paint and rust – are removed while the unit is being used.

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.

What Happens After COVID-19?

There is no doubt that humanity faces unprecedented challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the midst of a stalled global economy, many businesses are finding they must reinvent themselves, and we know that can be daunting. Media Blast & Abrasive was founded in 1977, but really the inception for the company started much earlier than that. We have seen our share of crippling economic uncertainty and lived to tell the tale. With that in…

Media Blast CrystalBlast Elite Sandcarving Cabinet

The CrystalBlast Elite by Media Blast is an ergonomically designed sandcarving machine capable of exceeding the needs of almost any sandcarving facility. This model comes standard with a 3/32” ID tungsten carbide nozzle that is typical for the most detailed sandcarving today. Standard features include seated or standing machine operation, adjustable foot treadle, eye level machine controls, micro sized “ERGO” abrasive hose, fully padded armrest, patented separator reclaimer that is matched to the 110 square feet…

New Website Launch: MBA Automotive Blasting Cabinets

We’re proud to announce that our website showcasing Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc. Automotive Blasting Cabinets is now live! The site features 10 machine models designed specifically for the automotive and recreational vehicle industry. Each sandblasting cabinet targets special needs like camouflaging and color matching repairs or low-flow abrasive controls for precision blasting. The machines are available in a variety of models and various cabinet sizes to accommodate commercial and residential use with all the…