Have you walked past that old shotblast machine knowing it just might take a shot at you? It is old and dusty and maybe leaks shot. Its unexpected downtime costs you money, and the ordeal of trying to get repair parts for something 30 years old or more can be daunting. The good news is that you don’t have to live with this. There are numerous options available to improve your shotblasting operation. This article will outline many of those and share some ideas on how to make shotblasting a successful part of your overall operation.
October 5, 2018
In today’s challenging business climate, with company cultures changing and growing quickly, the important focus on safety and reliability has changed how we need to think about the equipment we operate in our plants.
Western Forge Corporation of Colorado Springs, Colo., is a producer of quality hand tools. They recently upgraded their blast-cleaning operations by investing in new equipment from Blast Cleaning Technologies.
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