Abrasive blasting is the use of abrasive material to clean or texturize a material such as metal or masonry. Sand is the most widely used blasting abrasive. Other abrasive materials include coal slag, smelter slags, mineral abrasives, metallic abrasives, and synthetic abrasives. Industries that use abrasive blasting includes the shipbuilding, automotive and other various industries that involve surface preparation & painting. Abrasive blasting systems typically include three essential components: an abrasive container; a propelling device; and a blasting nozzle or nozzles.
Abrasive degreasers use greabeless or water-based binders for polishing. It uses of oil-based binders, which requires additional cleaning with alkaline soaks. It uses liquid spray compositions, which reduces and eliminates wheel wear due to compound deficiency, compound waste due to over-application and post-cleaning requirements.