Understanding Abrasive Blast Media

4 Key Characteristics, 5 Popular Choices Media blasting is a term coined in the very recent past. Prior to the 1990s, the process of blasting with abrasive media was more commonly, and more correctly, called sand blasting. Back in the early days of blasting, the...

A Healthy Evolution in Media Blasting

Sand blasting is a term long used to describe the action of blasting sand with compressed air. It’s not that simple anymore. In fact, even the name “sand blasting” is falling out of favor in many circles due to the inaccuracy of that title. The following discussion...

Media Blasting: Restoring to Former Condition

Understanding media applications, maintenance and training. A recent anniversary – 21 years in the business – was announced by my business-related social network computer program. Of course, I realized that the milestone – completing my second full decade in the...

The Final Demise of Sand Blasting

Finding effective, afforable alternatives to sand blasting as OSHA’s Silica Laws evolve What would you do?” asked the voice on the phone. I get this question almost every day of my working life, from every corner of the U.S., from contractors, engineers,...