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What is Sand blasting?

Sand blasting is basically used to clean the surface of any material, mainly for the metallic surface. It is one of the most efficient and quick method which uses compressed air to blast fine sand through a nozzle to shape and smooth surface of any foreign material. It is well suited for the removal of rust which causes property damage.

It is used not only to remove rust but to prepare surface for high performance coatings or to treat final products to give them luster and surface texture desired by the retail consumer. Materials used in sand blasting are sand, copper slog, steel grit, pieces of walnut, powder abrasive, pieces of avocado and many others.

These different types of materials have different shape, hardness and density. Each of this material has some unique application within the industry. Use of silica sand as abrasive material in sand blasting is banned in many countries because silica sand easily breaks up cause’s large amount of dust. Extended inhalations of dust by workers who are involved in the process of sand blasting suffer from serious disease named silicosis of lungs.

Secondly sand contains high moisture content that can lead to the premature demise of blasting equipment. Instead of sand we use steel grit for removing rust sand layers of paint from thick metal surface and crushed glass for light surface which could be damaged, if we use other heavier materials.

There are many equipment used in sand blasting are batch type system, through feed system, hanger type system and manipulator type system.

Applications of Sand Blasting

Types of Sand Blaster:

  1. Suction/siphon system: It draws the blast material into compressed air stream and then to the nozzle itself.
  2. Pressure blast system: The material goes through the valve and into compressed air stream which is placed in blast nozzle. The nozzle accelerates the material and it impacts the surface of the component. Pressure system are ten times faster and much more efficient but expensive.

What is Sand Blasting Machine?

The Sand Blasting Machines are the equipments used to clean mechanical service using silicon sand which work under high pressure. This machine is generally used to clean paint, rust and some other kind of contaminants effectively from the metallic surface. It is mainly applicable in the industries of ships, infrastructure & other vehicles.

This process mainly helps to prevent damage and provide perfection before the material is coated with a protective layer and for that this process becomes essential in all metallic structures before it undertake coating. There are various methods of abrasive cleaning but Sand blasting is the strongest method among them for cleaning metal surface.

There are some other uses of this process like it is also used to create a signage on wood and glass to give them an authentic look. Many Hotels & Resorts use this type of signage to make their products look traditional & homely. This high pressure machine is also used to engrave sign on the cemetery monuments.

But the most important use of this machine is to clean the ships as well as the metals that are used in brick, stone, construction & concrete work industry.

Types of Sand Blasting Machine and Methods Employed:

There are a lot more kind of Sandbasting Machine but the most commonly used among those is Portable Type Sand Blasting Machine. As the name suggests this type of shot blasting machines are portable so these can be moved from one place to another. These are usually found mounted on the semi trailers to carry on different locations. And if you use lighter version of this machine then these are more easy to use and you can freely move them.

Cabinet Type Sand Blasting Machine is another type of sand blasting machine which has a cabinet and is a closed form of the machine. In that closed part blasting of contaminants as well as recycled takes place. There are various another functions which are included like cleaning, recycling as well as the collection of dust materials too. The blast machines are especially used in large industries.

The next type of Sand Blasting machine is the Sand Blast Room. This is more similar like the Blast Cabinet in functionalities but this is the bigger form of that as here the operations are performed in a room and their recycling system is also more powerful than that of Blast Cabinet System.

Steps Involved in Sand blasting Machine:

  1. The first step in this process is to determine the kind of material and equipment that are necessary to complete the task. Ensure that there is no residue on surface on which you will be working as it may result in marred finish. Analyze the degree of work, type of blasting material and what tools will need to be used. Ensure that all safety apparel is available.
  2. Prepare your surrounding area to avoid an unnecessary mess.
  3. Blast off?? Define process this process requires practice before being able to perform the task properly.

Uses and Advantages of Sand blasting Machine:

  1. It can be used to remove old paint, smooth a rough surface or give shape to an object. Old and faded surfaces are also cleaned by sand blasting.
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  3. Use of sandblasting It helps to preserve the use and longevity of your metal pipes and furniture’s made by metals and fittings.
  4. It helps to rejuvenate the material and making it look new again.
  5. It allows you to access corners and areas that are difficult to reach.
  6. It helps to prepare surface for subsequent stoning and polishing.
  7. It saves time and is more efficient than sandpaper.
  8. This process does not make use of complex machineries.
  9. The powerful action of sand blasting removes deposits even from tough surfaces like concrete.

Precaution During Sand blasting :

  1. Use of protective gloves.
  2. Wear safety goggles to protect your eyes.
  3. Ensure that you wear a mask to avoid inhaling tiny particles of dust.

Important Things to Consider before Purchasing a Sand Blasting Machine

Normally, for a novice, sandblasting equipment is nothing but a machine to wipe out dust and debris from a surface. But it needs some basic study before going in to purchasing a sand blasting system. For guidance and reference purpose, we detail below a few points that the purchaser must adhere to:

Choice of Finish Required: Different sand blasting systems are intended for different needs and finish. Some use harsh abrasives while other machines have soft effect resin sand and there are also machines that use media mixed with water or liquid sandblaster to give a completely different result. So it is advisable to first identify what method customer needs. While grit blasting uses silicon carbide, walnut shells for surfaces where metal blasting could damage them, shot blasting is intended for heavy metal blasting in grit, grease and chip removal. Light work to smoothen down walls and surfaces is achieved by grit method.

Painting Requirement: If going for painting, texturing a rugged base on the surface will be ideally acceptable through abrasive shot blasting that is silicon dust free and less polluting.

Quality spares centre is manufacturers of metal Sand blasting machines & associated equipments that are used in various industries. The range is fabricated from various materials, ranging from aluminium to walnuts and from steel to specially formulated plasticized PVC compounds.

Sample Technique: We have various types of blasting equipments in the market that create different consistency and feel to the surface. By going through a trail of various samples created by the blasting machine on dissimilar media, our choice becomes quite apparent what we type of machine we should purchase.

Production Prerequisite: Selection of the right blasting system is judged by the essence of necessity and production efficiency of a company. Customer has to recognize his exact process needs so the best machine can be discovered. Finding the right one from automatic type, semi-automatic type, pressure feed or suction type all have their own processing capacity.

Small or Large Blasting Area: If the work piece size is small then a moderate sized blaster will suffice, but definitely for bigger areas or larger equipments, a wheel blasting machine is generally deployed.

Compressed Air Requirement: Since the blasting system has categories in power consumption and output and variation in air compressor output, one must only select machine of a higher power air compressor and that its compressor output should be 20% higher than necessitated to protect the compressor from stress.

After Sales and Service: After all conditions are met and the deal finalized, customer must clear every query related to service and maintenance of the machine if some trouble happens. It could include location of the repair center, onsite check and correction of the system, easy approach to repair center from workplace, satisfactory repairs, warranty and free checks.

Price: Definitely the last but the strongest point is the price of the blaster. Although there could be cheap blasters in the market, but regular use could compromise their quality. So it is always wise to buy a good product from a professional supplier so that its performance can cut cost after from its longer running period.

Why We are best Sand Blasting Machine Manufacturers & Suppliers in Faridabad, India?

Quality Spares Centre is one of the best We are one of the Leading Sand Blasting Machine Manufacturers & Suppliers in Faridabad, India and Trader of all kind of Sand Blasting Machine and related equipments across all over India. and they are also an eminent organization that has become the primary choice of companies based in India and abroad due to a variety of factors. Some of the reasons that have enabled us to scale the pinnacle of this line of work are as follows:-

  1. Competitive prices
  2. Timely delivery
  3. Product Portfolio
  4. Ethical business practices
  5. Robust infrastructure
  6. Diligent workforce
  7. Quality control procedure