AEB | Abrasive Blasting for Corrosion Protection

Abrasive Blasting is Key to Effective Protection Against Corrosion

For any sort of corrosion protection system to operate effectively, surface preparation is always the key. Protective coatings need to be able to adhere to a metal or steel surface properly if they are to do their job of keeping rust and other types of corrosion at bay, and this means all forms of contaminants need to be removed before applying paint and/or protective coatings. Read more

AEB | Adelaide Abrasive Blasting | Conventional Blasting Methods

Wet Abrasive Blasting v Conventional Blasting Methods

Wet abrasive blasting is the method whereby abrasive blasting material is propelled onto a surface by water at high pressure. It’s used in many different applications to blast away unwanted coatings, corrosion and residue from a wide variety of surfaces, structures and materials in preparation for repainting and re-coating.

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AEB | Marine Abrasive Blasting | Adelaide Abrasive Blasting Services

The Difference Between Wet Abrasive Blasting and Sandblasting

Sandblasting has become a generic term that is applied to most types of abrasive blasting. There are a number of other terms that are also used, such as grit blasting, media blasting, soda blasting and slurry blasting and, while a large variety of different types of blast media can be used—such as glass beads, crushed glass, walnut shells, baking soda and ceramic grit—the process is often referred to simply as sandblasting (or sand blasting) irrespective of the media.

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Adelaide Abrasive Blasting for Ships and Boats

What’s the Difference Between Abrasive Blasting and UHP Cleaning?

Both of these processes tend to be known by a variety of names. For instance, the terms sandblasting, slurry blasting, grit blasting or simply abrasive blasting are very often used for the process that is more correctly known as wet abrasive blasting. Likewise, high pressure water cleaning is also referred to as waterblasting, hydrojetting, hydroblasting, high pressure cleaning or UHP hydroblasting (ultra high pressure hydroblasting).

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