Home / Resources & Training / Primed Insights / The answer to internal pipe blasting The answer to internal pipe blasting Posted in Abrasive & Water Blasting, Safety Tip: #How To VIEW ON YOUTUBE = SUBSCRIBE & COMMENT Blasting the interior of pipe structures can be an extremely tricky process. If done incorrectly—or without the proper equipment—it can result in costly time delays and wasted resources. There are a variety of different tools designed for these types of jobs, depending on the size of the pipe. We have equipment that will allow you to blast from 3/4” diameter up to 32 feet tunnels (about 9 meters). Small pipe - up to a foot in diameter, will typically be blasted using a Cone Blast technology. This uses a Tungsten Deflector nozzle. Basically, the abrasive is sent down your blasting tool, and hits the deflector tip, which sends it towards the surface to blast. Larger pipes typically use tools or machines with spinning heads or nozzles. TRADE TIP When blasting a smaller pipe interior, we always recommend that you push the rotoblast tool into the pipe, instead of pulling it. Common sense would tell you to put the tool in, then pull it back. Do NOT do this! When pulling the blasting tool toward you, the abrasive continues to swirl down the pipe, and it will erode any profile you have created in the initial blasting. By pushing the tool down through the length of the pipe, you will leave the intended surface profile behind you. We want to know what questions, challenges, and problems you’re facing—either with blasting or painting—that we may be able to solve. If you find our insights helpful, please subscribe and share our channel. Tip: #How To SHARE OR SAVE THIS PAGE https://www.blastone.com/resources-training/primed-insights/internal-pipe-blasting Copied link to clipboard Download Related Links > Internal Pipe Tools Blasting solutions for your internal pipe project No matter the size of the internal pipe, we have a solution which will allow you to blast to the correct specification and complete your job successfully. Talk to us today!