Sandblasting

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sandblasting

[′san‚blast·iŋ]
(engineering)
Surface treatment in which steel grit, sand, or other abrasive material is blown against an object to produce a roughened surface or to remove dirt, rust, and scale.
(geology)
Abrasion affected by the action of hard, windblown mineral grains.

Sandblasting

Abrading a surface, such as concrete, by a stream of sand ejected from a nozzle by compressed air; used for cleaning up construction joints, or carried deeper to expose the aggregate.
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Once the polishing was completed, I used some wood dowels to plug the barrel at both the muzzle and the chamber to protect the bore when bead blasting.
Bead blasting is also a technique used to remove layering lines, but use of this process is limited to small manually processed parts.
With vibratory finishing, unlike bead blasting, no operator is involved once the machine has been loaded and switched on so the operator can undertake other tasks.
Due to significant environmental threats incurred by the classical technology (caused by the neutralization of acid solutions, chemical prickling generating fluid wastes of used acid HCl or H2SO4) and the increasing demands for cold drawn bars (most cold drawing plants in Romania were closed exactly due to this obsolete technology) we have developed an ecological technology for bar drawing, where the removal of iron scales is achieved using bead blasting.
While some cases are machined, Banner cleans others with bead blasting, a technique that directs a high-velocity stream of plastic beads at the part to smooth rough edges.
The second method of cleaning the molds was sand or bead blasting.
With a background in metalwork, Thomas manages the powder coating and bead blasting workshop and the development of the company's four staff, while Dorothy looks after the accounts and the business administration.
Polishers are trained to provide the level of finish required by the pharmaceutical and biotech industries and options include bead blasting, mirror and electropolishing.
With Birchwood Casey's design assistance, Command configured its finishing line to operate with an overhead hoist and a new bead blasting system.
The standard finish of SLA parts includes support removal, sanding surfaces and glass bead blasting.
1 kg) fabric for more hazardous conditions, such as flashing and deburring operations and bead blasting.
The standard finish of the parts includes support removal, sanding and glass bead blasting for a smooth surface.