Midvale Industries Blog

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Maintenance Tips for Abrasive Blasting

Maintenance Tips for Abrasive Blasting

Maintenance Tips for Abrasive Blasting Abrasive blasting operations rely on equipment to complete the job. Ensuring the blast equipment is running efficiently and not breaking down is an important part of any blast operation. These maintenance tips will help keep your...

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7 Things You Should Be Doing When Sandblasting

7 Things You Should Be Doing When Sandblasting

7 Things You Should Be Doing When Sandblasting Every project requires a it’s own blasting process, equipment and media selection, but here are a few general sandblasting tips to help guide you in the process.1.)  Never Blast With Silica Sand Besides new stricter laws...

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Tumbling Media Composition Matters

Tumbling Media Composition Matters

Tumbling Media Composition Matters A Media Composition Resource Guide The composition of tumbling media plays an important role in your finishing process and determines whether the media is for cutting or finishing. Cutting media will contain abrasives within the...

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Why Tumbling Media Shape Matters

Why Tumbling Media Shape Matters

Why Tumbling Media Shape Matters A Media Shape Resource Guide Tumbling media comes in many sizes, compositions, and shapes. Each of these factors are a crucial decision within your finishing application. We’re going to breakdown the various shapes of tumbler media in...

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Sand Casting Core Defects Series – Part 2

Sand Casting Core Defects Series – Part 2

In this two-part foundry series, we explore the most common core defects and provide the most probably casuses. If you run into these core defects, use this troubleshooting guide to check your system. Minimizing the amount of defects in the core making room will boost...

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120th Anniversary Celebration

120th Anniversary Celebration

PRESS RELEASE: Midvale Industries Celebrates 120th Anniversary Saint Louis, MO: Midvale Industries, a leading supplier of industrial process solutions, celebrates our 120th anniversary this year. Midvale began in 1901 as a local foundry and mining supplier, and today...

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Sand Casting Core Defects Series – Part 1

Sand Casting Core Defects Series – Part 1

Shell Sand Core Defects Series Part 1In this two-part foundry series, we explore the most common shell sand core defects and provide probable causes to help eliminate them. If you run into these core defects, use this troubleshooting guide to check your system....

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Are Robotics Right For Your Application?

Are Robotics Right For Your Application?

Are Robotics Right For Your Application? A look at robotics and automation in the manufacturing industryAutomation and robotic use in manufacturing processes is a trend that continues to grow in use and popularity. Automated manufacturing leads to maximum efficiency...

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