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CrystalBlast Pro Stage III Elite Mediablaster Spotlight

Meet the king of our new Pro Model lineup, the CrystalBlast Pro Stage III Elite mediablaster®. This model includes all the features necessary for advanced Sandcarving using ultra-fine abrasive and all the standard mesh sizes.  ProTip: if you want great Sandcarving detail then you need these finer abrasive sizes. What Sets the CB Pro Stage III Apart? The three CrystalBlast Pro Models (Stage I, II and III) use the same cabinet size and the same dust collector…

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…

2017 International Awards & Personalization Expo Recap

The International Awards & Personalization Expo in Las Vegas, NV has continuously, hands-down, been the best show for IKONICS Imaging each and every year. There’s nothing quite like the APA community and all the events surrounding the International Awards & Personalization Expo. The face-to-face time is priceless and is always a refreshing reminder of the importance of the human connection.

Sandcarving Seminar Success

That’s a wrap! IKONICS Imaging ends a successful seminar season in sunny California! With over 30 attendees, this beginner-to-intermediate sandcarving seminar was by far the largest sandcarving seminar held at Media Blast & Abrasive. Attendees gathered from all over the US and Canada, from Tennessee and Texas to Indiana and Washington. Not only was this group geographically diverse, there was a wide variety of industries. From the Monument industry to Trophies and Awards, this mixture…

Sandcarving Abrasive Blast Cabinet Spotlight

In 2003 we introduced our CrystalBlast® line of sandcarving and film washout machinery. Our cabinets raised the bar on all sandblasters and included standard features such as our patented abrasive separator reclaimer, industrial pinch valve flow control, cartridge dust collector, reverse pulse cleaning, ergonomically correct design, window sweeps, cleanout pot ports and muchmore.

Top 5 Takeaways From Our Brea Sandcarving Seminar

This past weekend Darin Jones and Andy Hromatka, Technical Sales Specialists with IKONICS Imaging, co-hosted a hands-on sandcarving seminar with the team at Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc. in Brea, California.

Choosing A Sandcarving Machine

Guest Blog post by IKONICS Imaging  Choosing which sandcarving machine is best for your shop can feel overwhelming. To keep pace with the creativity and vision of the sandcarving industry, Media Blast® and IKONICS Imaging have developed a full line of CrystalBlast Sandcarving Machines, including low-cost entry-level Sandcarvers, fast-production equipment and highly sophisticated machines with special features and options. Media Blast® and IKONICS Imaging offer a wide range of machines shaped and modified to meet…

HEPA Filtration in Abrasive Blasting

Wes Barton of IKONICS Imaging and Robert Robinson of Media Blast & Abrasive recently teamed up to put together a blog post explaining HEPA Filtration in the Sandcarving industry. High efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters are used in medical facilities, automobiles, aircraft, homes and more. In order to quality, filters have to passstandards of efficiency set by the United States Department of Energy. Since it’s inception in the 1940s, HEPA filters have evolved to satisfy the…

CrystalBlast Pro Stage I Mediablaster Spotlight

We’re thrilled to announce the newly designed CrystalBlast Pro Stage I – a cost effective, Entry Level Sandcarver for almost all applications!  What Sets the CrystalBlast Pro Stage I Apart? The three CB Pro Models (Stage I, II and III) use the same cabinet size and the same dust collector cabinet with a semi-automatic cleaning cycle. We’re making it hard for users to outgrow this Sandcarving cabinet! This machine can easily pass through doorways because of its single…

IKONICS: Superior Photoresist Films for Sandcarving

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 sandcarvers, automated washout units, photoresist films, crystal products, and training.