Category Archives: blast cabinets

Upgrading And Automating A Blast Finishing System

Flight Systems Electronics Group in Lewisberry, PA, an automotive parts remanufacturer, were using manual glass bead blast cabinets to clean their parts prior to rebuilding.  They approached Precision Finishing, their supplier of finishing processes, with the idea of automating the … Continue reading

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Case Study: Blast Room Installation

Precision Finishing was called in to help a customer in Newport News, VA, with a Clemco preassembled blast room installation. The customer was ready to buy a different system, however they we not comfortable with the expertise being provided on … Continue reading

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Case Study: Replacing A Suction Blasting System With A Pressure Cabinet System

The Flinchbaugh Company in Manchester, PA provides quality machined parts and job shop services to the United States military and many leading private sector manufacturers. The company desired to improve the productivity of the existing blast machine that was breaking … Continue reading

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Blasting Oily Parts?

Many operators make the mistake of blasting parts contaminated with oil, grease or water in a cabinet not designed handle those soils.  The majority of blasting is done in a dry cabinet, airless or wheel blast machine and contaminating media … Continue reading

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Alternatives To Using Black Beauty

A job shop that also has blasting capabilities had been using Black Beauty in one of their blast rooms. Black Beauty is a waste by-product from burning coal, commonly referred to as “coal slag”. The Black Beauty was breaking up … Continue reading

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