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Abrasive
Abrasive Recovery Solutions

Abrasive recovery lowers the cost of consumables during a surface preparation project. 

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Abrasive Recycling Solutions
Abrasive recycling systems give the ability to reuse spent abrasive and the amount it can be reused.
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Abrasive Storage Solutions
Correct storage of abrasives can prolong the life and reduce waste of abrasive. When abrasives are purchased by the tonne, every kilogram or more lost through poor storage and handling will affect the cost of a project.
Abrasive
Abrasive Blasting Media: Selection Guide

Using the correct type and grade of abrasive sometimes difficult with all the different options. here we help you make the right choice.

Abrasive
Shot & Grit Media
Looking at the metal abrasive media on the market and what effects the quality of the blast.
Abrasive
GMA Garnet

Why Contractors all over the world choose GMA Garnet as their abrasive of choice.

Coating
Spray Machines
A comparison of the different spray machines and what project types each machine is best suit for.
Coating
Spray Machines: Gun and Tips

Knowing the correct filter and fan widths for the material and area coating is being applied to.

Blasting
Decontamination Trailers & Chambers
Preventing transfer of hazards material outside of the worksite contaiment zone.
Abrasive
Silica Sand Media

The use of abrasive blasting medai that contains more the 1% crystalline silica is dangerous to blasting operators.

Blasting
Vacuum Blasting Systems

Vacuum blasting machines and systems, also referred to as dust-free blasting, minimizes disruption to the surroundings through dust and abrasive containment.

Blasting
Ultra High Pressure (UHP)
Learn how blasting with ultra high pressure (UHP) water blasting equipment can increase your profits
Blasting
Dustless Blasting Equipment
Dustless abrasive blasting can also be referred to as vapor blasting or mist blasting.
Blasting
Abrasive Blasting Equipment
Choosing the correct blast equipment for any project is the key to your productivity and profitability.
Blasting
MegaBlaster Bulk Pots

Schmidt MegaBlasters are for highest productivity. Multi-outlet blast pots that can support 4 - 20 blasters!

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Moisture Removal Systems
Using an AirPrep Dryer can increase your speed of blasting by 10-15%
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Abrasive Blasting Nozzles
The blast nozzle is the business end of your blasting system. 
Blasting
Abrasive Metering Valves
Blasting systems require the a metering valve to maintain a steady supply of abrasive to the blast nozzle.
Abrasive
Glass Media

There our two main types of glass abrasive media used on the market today, crushed glass abrasive and glass beads.

Abrasive
Terminology Dictionary
Common terminology used in the abrasive blasting and coating industry.
Abrasive
Abrasive particle size
Systems
Mobile Solutions
Reuse, repurpose by recycling used blasting abrasive media to lower project consumption costs.
Abrasive
Facility Integration
Abrasive recycling is a key benefit of optimized the performance of an abrasive blasting chamber or room. By implementing strategies for quick collection and cleaning abrasive media can be used multiple times before disposal.
Abrasive
Facility Integration
Choosing your abrasive recovery system is one of the key selections you make when designing your new blast room.
Abrasive
Site Solutions

Cleaning up the job site after blasting can be the most time consuming part of the blasting process.

Blasting
Blast Pots
The blasting pot for any project is the key component that needs to be supported by the correct equipment and accessories. If you have the correct blast unit with the right moisture removal system, nozzle and hoses, any project can compete at the highest level of productivity.
Blasting
Blastroom Blasting Equipment
How do you determine what blast equipment is required for your companies facility?
Coating
Coating Facilities: Compliance
Know your facilitie construction resposibilities.
Abrasive
Hardness
What is hardness in reference to blasting abrasive media.
General Knowledge
Selection Chart: Graco Flat Tip

Selecting the proper spray tip is one of the most important parts of airless spraying. The tip determines the application rate and spray fan width. The tip part number gives valuable information about its capability.

Coating
Selection Chart: Graco XHD Tip
Coating
Selection Chart: Graco RAC-5 Switch Tip
Guide
Selection Chart: Graco RAC-X Switch Tip
RAC-X Airless spray tips
Coating
Plural Component Sprayers
Remove the need to hand mix coatings before application with plural component units.
Abrasive
GMA Garnet vs Indian Garnet

Commonly called ‘garnet media’ or ‘garnet sand’, Garnet Abrasive is fast becoming the preferred blasting media of many blasting contractors in North America.

Abrasive
Garnet Abrasive History
Since 1988 BlastOne has spent millions of dollars working with thousands of blasting contractors to help them prove, at our expense, that Australian Garnet is a safe, productive and economical alternative to sand and slag abrasives.
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Garnet cost in production
This is the perception of course, because garnet abrasive is up to 6 times the price of Slag abrasive media. In fact, the abrasive cost has very little relationship with the finished cost of the project.
Abrasive
Silica Law for Construction
On September 23, 2017 the OSHA Silica Law for Construction will now be enforced, so we have 100 days to ensure we’re all in compliance.
Equipment
Choosing the Correct Blast Hose
The blast hose is an integratal part of any abrasive blasting system.
Blasting
DeFelsko Instruments
BlastOne is a licensed vendor of DeFelsko Instruments, gauges, and probes.