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Soda Blasting

Soda Blasting vs. Sand Blasting

Sand blasting and soda blasting are two of the primary ways to clean or prepare a surface for industrial coatings. The two are similar when it comes to their processes and equipment, but the difference comes down to their materials and applications. In some instances, either one can be used while sometimes one has a

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industrial coatings

What Are Industrial Coatings?

Industrial coatings come in many different forms. Regardless of the type, their primary function is protecting the surface beneath them. Using industrial coatings means making an item last. They protect against corrosion, fire, and water, as well as other damaging materials and processes. These coatings are most often used to protect steel and concrete from

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Wheelabrator Machine: What Does It Do and How Does It Work?

Put simply, a Wheelabrator is a machine that helps clean and surface-treat a variety of parts quickly and effectively.  These are made-to-order machines that industrial firms use to carry out surface cleaning and finishing at scale. Each is designed to help clean a specific set of parts.  The machine throws hot steel that is micro-sized

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powder coating

Why Powder Coating? 10 Pros and Cons

Powder coating is an advanced method of applying finishes to metal for either protective or decorative reasons. It provides durable finishes in a wide range of color options and is considered to be a better alternative than traditional liquid paint coats. Here are ten advantages and disadvantages of using powder coating: Pros 1. Strong coating

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Is Abrasive Blasting the Right Metal Finishing Solution for You?

There are so many methods out there for applying an industrial-grade metal coating to products and objects. For the most part, it depends heavily on the outcome you want. If you’re looking for aesthetically pleasing precious metal coating for jewelry, or rock hard coating for auto parts, you’ll probably opt for a different metal finishing

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