abrasive blasting


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abrasive blasting

[ə′brās·əv ′blast·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
The cleaning or finishing of surfaces by the use of an abrasive entrained in a blast of air.
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The booth encloses and isolates areas associated with industrial "dirty work" and may eliminate the need for respirators--making it ideal for production of castings or other parts subjected to grinding, sanding, abrasive blasting, welding, powder painting and similar operations.
Farr also says the booth is suitable for production of castings or other parts subjected to grinding, sanding, abrasive blasting, welding and powder painting, and it may eliminate the need for respirators.
The company, which has facilities in Tyburn Road, Birmingham and Sandy Lane, Coventry, will supply a pounds 350,000 abrasive blasting unit on behalf of customer RWE NUKEM to the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy.
As for sandblasting, the 1974 NIOSH report advised against silica-based abrasives: "Uncontrolled abrasive blasting with silica sand is such a severe silicosis hazard that special attention must be given to this problem.
The four major classes of lead abatement technology are abrasive blasting, water jetting, power tools and chemical strippers.
The entire air abrasive blasting train was 130 feet long.
which performs abrasive blasting, welding and fabrication; Syracuse Glass Company, manufacturers of architectural and tempered glass building products; and Roth Global Plastics, home of the nation's largest plastics blow molding manufacturing plant.
Such garments are used in a variety of workplace uses including grain and milling operations, automotive repair, painting and dry chemical applications, abrasive blasting, food processing and construction work.
More than 40% of samples taken from the cleaning/finishing, sand system and abrasive blasting job categories were above the current standard.
GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF ABRASIVE BLASTING 146
Quality Focus: Process Validation | ISO-13485 | Risk Management--Fully validated in-house equipment and special processes including: Heat-treating, Cleaning, Passivation (citric/ nitric), Abrasive Blasting, Laser/Micro-TiG Welding, Laser Marking.
Abrasive blasting or acid etching with muriatic (hydrochloric) acid or phosphoric acid are necessary where heavy deposits of laitance, membrane-curing compounds, or form-release agents are present on the surface.