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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Abrasive blasting is the general term applied to finishing processes that entail the high-pressure propulsion of a stream of abrasive material onto the surface of a workpiece.
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* Abrasive blasting with sand or when blasting against materials containing crystalline silica,
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