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sandblast,

stream of sand or other abrasive particles driven by a jet of compressed aircompressed air,
air whose volume has been decreased by the application of pressure. Air is compressed by various devices, including the simple hand pump and the reciprocating, rotary, centrifugal, and axial-flow compressors.
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 or water or by centrifugal force against a surface to clean or abrade it. When centrifugal force is used, the abrasives are whirled in a rapidly rotating device before being directed against the surface. Powdered quartz, emery, chilled iron globules, and other hard granular substances are used as the abrasive material. The sandblast is used for cleaning castings in foundries; for preparing metal surfaces for painting, enameling, and galvanizing; and for cleaning the stonework of buildings. Frosted designs are worked on glass by placing a stencil or suitable pattern over the surface so that the blast affects only the uncovered parts.

sandblast

To use sand, propelled by an air blast, on metal, masonry, concrete, etc., to remove dirt, rust, or paint, or to decorate the surface with a rough texture.

sandblast

a jet of sand or grit blown from a nozzle under air, water, or steam pressure
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Silicosis: cluster in sandblasters -- Texas, and occupational surveillance for silicosis.
FLORENCE - Scott Gordon went 3-for-4 to lead the Three Rivers Sandblasters to a 5-2 win over the Mid-Valley Rockets in an American League baseball game Monday.
FLORENCE - The Eugene Challengers split a doubleheader Saturday on the road at Three Rivers, beating the Sandblasters 10-3 in the first game but losing 7-6 in the second game of American Legion baseball.
The investigation illustrates conditions characteristically present at sandblasting work-sites associated with cases of silicosis: failure to substitute less toxic abrasive blasting materials; presence of massive clouds of dust, resulting in dangerous exposures to silica for unprotected sandblasters and co-workers; and lack of an effective respiratory protection program for workers.
ROSEBURG - Connor Qualley allowed six hits and struck out 11 to lead the Three Rivers Sandblasters to an 8-5 victory over the Roseburg Doc Stewart's in an American Legion super regional game on Friday night at Legion Memorial Field.
FLORENCE - Tyler Dordans hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning to send the Three Rivers Sandblasters to a 6-5 victory over the Stayton Canyon Crushers in a nonleague American Legion baseball game on Monday at Siuslaw High School.
FLORENCE - Catcher Zach Inskeep went 3-for-4 and threw out a pair of runners but the Three Rivers Sandblasters fell 8-6 to Stayton Canyon Crushers in a Zone 3 American Legion baseball game on Sunday at Siuslaw High School.
FLORENCE - Connor Qualley tossed a four-hitter, striking out 12, to lead the Three Rivers Sandblasters to a 4-2 victory over the Corvallis Marketmen in a Zone 3 American Legion baseball game on Friday at Siuslaw High School.
ALBANY - Taylor Travess pitched all 10 innings and struck out 11 batters to lead the Three Rivers Sandblasters to a 4-3 victory over the Mid-Valley Rockets in a Zone 3 American League baseball game on Tuesday.
will match Toyota Baseball (19-12, 1-4) against the Three Rivers Sandblasters (3-12-1, 1-3-1).
The two other local teams, the Willamette Valley Titans and Three Rivers Sandblasters, lost late-inning heartbreakers.
FLORENCE - Pete Lahte hit a walk-off single in the eighth inning to lead the Three Rivers Sandblasters to a 4-3 victory over the Salem Withnell Dodgers in the second game of a Zone 3 American Legion baseball doubleheader Tuesday at Siuslaw High.