How does blast cleaning work?

Shot blasting is a process used to clean surfaces back to the base material.

This is an essential part good practice preparation work, as it removes all contamination as rust and corrosion and leaves a good clean surface for applying the primary first coats of powder coat or wet paint’s.

The process usually involves a nozzle with a high-pressure airline to deliver various types of media, or shot, at the object. This is a particularly effective method for removing scale, rust, paint, and minor surface flaws from metal objects.

Depending on the shot blast equipment and the type of shot used, various surface finishes or textures can also be applied to a work piece for decorative purposes, or to prep the surface for paint. Please be aware that there are some parts no suitable for blast cleaning, as thin body panels can cause distortion and render some parts useless.


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