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Ways to Address PEL Limits in the Foundry

Ways to Address PEL Limits in the Foundry

Are you still using silica sand in your foundry? Let’s talk about the benefits of switching to silica free options. The use of crystalline silica is dangerous for our health. When workers inhale the dust and fumes created by crystalline silica, they are at risk for...

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Parts of a Blast Helmet

Parts of a Blast Helmet

Whether you are new to blasting or have been around for a little while, it’s helpful to the names of the parts of your blast helmet. This will help you when ordering new parts for your helmet and also to understand better what the various components do. To the left is...

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Mass Finishing Ammunition

Mass Finishing Ammunition

Midvale offers Hammond Roto-Finish machinery designed for mass finishing ammunition.  Hammond Roto-Finish equipment has been used with calibers of small arms ammunition up to 20 mm, as well as several sizes of ordinance.  Spiratron®, Multi-Pass® and Roto-Max® machines...

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Why Particle Size Matters When Blasting

Why Particle Size Matters When Blasting

There are many different sizing options available when choosing the right abrasive for your application.  So where do you start?  One option is to determine what mil profile is required for the coating or paint that will be applied after blasting.  Many coating mfg...

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THE FIRST SMART BLASTING ROBOT

THE FIRST SMART BLASTING ROBOT

The First Blasting Robot That Does Not Need To Be Programmed The Future of Blasting The Alpha 1 autonomous blasting robot by SABRE offers a new groundbreaking way to abrasive blast. It incorporates a six-degrees-of-freedom (6DOF) robotic arm equipped with a 3D sensor...

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Choosing The Correct Blast Hose Size

Choosing The Correct Blast Hose Size

Are you have issues with your blast hose wearing out too quickly? Below is a chart to help choose the proper size blast hose for your needs. For more information on blast hoses check out blast hose page here.  Also check out our page on couplings and nozzle...

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