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#How To
Check Your Blast Nozzles Regularly
Check your blast nozzles weekly for wear using a nozzle analyzer gauge.
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Selecting the right grade of abrasive
When preparing your blasting project it is vital to use an abrasive grade (size) that will give you the best performance.
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Surface Profile vs Class of Blast
Surface Profile and Class of Blast are both important aspects of surface preparation, however, they need to be determined separately.
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Is humidity causing you to 'lose the blast'?
If relative humidity is high, a dehumidifier could help you hold the blast longer, if you keep the air dehumidified.
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Are moisture traps causing you pressure loss?
Check if you have a restrictive moisture separator on your blast pot.
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Get a faster response with an electric deadman system
An electric deadman system can assist in a faster response time when running long lengths of blast hose
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Use genuine inner lenses in your blast helmet
Protect your workers by giving them the correct safety equipment.
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How to choose the right size dust collector for your job
A dust collector helps protect workers from dust inhalation whilst complying with work site codes and regulations.
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How to spray high solid coatings easier
How can you spray high epoxy coatings successfully in cooler weather?
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Choosing the correct size compressor is important
When selecting the right size compressor a number of factors need to be considered
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Check for salt in your abrasive
Avoid coating failure caused by contamination by checking the abrasive for salt.
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Is noise a problem in your operation
The blasting process can create noise. That's not news. But there are ways to reduce the noise levels on your work site.
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Which fittings are recommended for a breathing air hose?
Which breathing air hose connection complies with safety standards?
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A good communication system can improve safety and efficiency
Audio communication systems can be integrated into blasting/painting helmets which means workers can enjoy the comfort and safety of their equipment and have the communication benefits.