Portable wet grit blasting services Adelaide

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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Abrasive Blasting for Ships and Boats in Adelaide

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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Protective Coatings for Australian Pipelines

Preventing Pipeline Corrosion With Wet Abrasive Blasting

The structural integrity and operating efficiency of pipework and pipelines that transport critical materials such as water, oil, gas, chemicals and petroleum products is central both to public safety and to the economy. Read more

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