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Sand blasting, also known as abrasive blasting, defines the process of smoothing, shaping and cleaning a hard surface by using compressed air to force solid particles across that surface at high speeds; the effect is similar to that of using sandpaper. A consistent finish is obtainable at corners or crannies.

Characteristics of Abrasive Blasting or Sand Blasting Services:


  1. Remove oil, grease, dirt and other surface contaminants from the surface.
  2. Restore item to its original condition by removing the rust.

Deburr/ Removal

  1. Remove burrs or edge profiling machined components.
  2. Deflash metallic and non-metallic parts like aluminium, zinc and plastic parts.
  3. Remove mill scale prior to painting, bonding or other coating operations.


  1. Create intricate and bold designs on glass, marble, stone, acrylic, wood, ceramic and other materials.
  2. Create a matte cosmetic surface finish on products.
  3. Alter the appearance of molded or stamped products by surface texturing of tooling and molds.

Surface Preparation

  1. Remove oil, grease, dirt and other surface contaminants prior to painting, bonding or other coating operations.
  2. Remove old finishes like chroming, anodizing, in preparation for finishing applications.
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Everyday Queries about Sandblasting

Yes, sandblasting can be customized to suit specific industrial applications by adjusting parameters such as abrasive material type, blasting pressure, distance from the surface, and nozzle configuration. Customization allows for tailored surface preparation solutions based on the material and finish requirements.

Common abrasive materials used in sandblasting include silica sand, garnet, aluminum oxide, steel grit, and glass beads. The choice of abrasive material depends on the surface material, desired finish, and the specific requirements of the job.

Businesses can order sandblasting services from specialized contractors or companies that offer industrial surface preparation services. It is essential to communicate the scope of work, surface materials, desired finish, and any specific requirements to ensure the efficient and satisfactory completion of the sandblasting job.

The cost of sandblasting services is influenced by factors such as the surface area to be treated, the type and quantity of abrasive material used, the complexity of the job, equipment requirements, and the level of surface preparation needed. Additional factors like on-site location and accessibility may also impact the overall cost.


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