Home / Resources & Training / Knowledge Library Knowledge Library Filters Categories Abrasive Blasting Coating Rental Systems Inspection Safety General Knowledge General Training Legal Standards Code of Practice Guide Equipment Update Abrasive Abrasive Recovery Solutions Abrasive recovery lowers the cost of consumables during a surface preparation project. Abrasive Abrasive Recycling Solutions Abrasive recycling systems give the ability to reuse spent abrasive and the amount it can be reused. Abrasive 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! 14 September 2016 Moisture Removal Systems Using an AirPrep Dryer can increase your speed of blasting by 10-15% 14 September 2016 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. Abrasive 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.