Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

Shotblasting

Shot Blasting

Shot Blasting consists of attacking the surface of a material with one of many types of shots.

The term “shot blasting” is given to a form of treating surfaces. This process is characterized by the use of a steel abrasive – favourably of high velocity. Why is this form of surface treatment used? Well, it helps by providing fantastic cleaning and preparing when it comes to secondary finishing operations and is perfect for the cleaning of commonly used materials like iron and steel. It is also perfect when it comes to non-cast parts and forgings. If you wish to prepare any given surface for a paint job or a new coating, shot blasting is ideal.

The process works effectively by focusing “abrasive” parts at any surface, which helps to remove any contaminates that may be dwelling. This works because of the high speed in which the abrasive parts are shot out and the impact that is made on the particular surface. When carrying this process out, it is important that particles are shot onto the surface, or material in a controlled and focused manner. The speed at which the abrasive particles hit the surface can range anywhere from 50 to 110 miles every second.

The traditional method of shot-blasting (circa 1930 and beyond) involved the use of compressed air, in order to make the shot. If the user wishes to clean certain surfaces, such as metal frames, this process is still implemented.

There are generally two types of production line when it comes to the process of shot blasting. Both lines, whether referring to manual or automated systems, function as a result of centrifugal-wheel blast machines — a high-power, high-efficiency blasting operation with recyclable abrasive. This became possible following the introduction of this type of blast machine relatively late on. This type of shot blasting is significantly more productive that any former methods, including the use of compressed air. Generally, wheel blasting is known for resulting is a cleaner and neater surface finish.

Of course, determining the exact type of shot blasting technology that is brought into play is dependent the size and the shape of the particular material, surface or part.

Removal & Fitting Service

Removal & Fitting Service

We now offer a removal and fitting service for all types of radiators and tanks

More Information...
Shotblasting & Powdercoating

Shotblasting & Powdercoating

Some garden furniture in after Blast cleaning & Powder-coating (all colours & finishes available)     

More Information...
Garden Gates

Garden Gates

  Example of some sets of gates in with us recently Don't forget we blast/prime & powder ...

More Information...
Alloy Wheels

Alloy Wheels

Example of some alloys after blasting & powder coating      

More Information...
Shotblasting Services

Shotblasting Services

An example of some items in for blast cleaning

More Information...
Powder Coating

Powder Coating

Garden furniture below after blasting/priming/powder coating this has been finished to customers specification in colour & ...

More Information...
Sewing Machine

Sewing Machine

We blast clean/prime & powder coat many parts Below is an old sewing machine in with ...

More Information...
Shot Blasting

Shot Blasting

  Blast Ceaning/Priming/Powder coating

More Information...
Moulding Machine

Moulding Machine

An example of some of the machinery that can be shot blasted by us - ...

More Information...