Aqua Blasting

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A method that is also known as vapour blasting; this wet-blasting process is perfect for the gentle eradication of surface dirt and grime from metal components. Aqua Blasting permits the non-aggressive cleaning of a surface to produce a satin finish on a number of metal materials; which resultantly won’t pick up marks after treatment.

It involves the use of a non-ferrous media; which is subsequently mixed with water to result in an extra-smooth finish once the process has been carried out. That is possible thanks to the flow of a water-borne abrasive. Aqua Blasting cleans by the flow of water and not by impact; with the water acting as a lubricant between media and component.

With the water acting as a protective buffer; and the emulsion gently eradicating any grime – the underlying surface is crucially left intact. Vitally, there will be no alteration of critical dimensions. The creation of any dust is also avoided; as there no break-up of any media during the Aqua Blasting process.

Unlike shot blasting (and other blasting methods which actually move the surface material from the components), the process is non-intrusive; and it is perfect for delicate parts and soft metal. Aqua Blasting is commonly used when a fine finish is required for aluminium, alloys, steel and many other metals; including bronze, magnesium, titanium, brass and copper.

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    Aqua Blasting can also help to reduce porosity in castings and is very easy to keep clean.

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    Examples of industries where the process is commonly utilised include automotive, aerospace, reconditioning and maintenance.

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    The process is particularly ideal for the degreasing and surface finishing of a number of bike and car components.

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