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How to clean sandblast cabinet?

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Sandblasting cabinets keep your workspace clean as you blast away rust, paint, dirt, and other contaminants from the surface of an object. But after blasting these materials away, what happens to them? The particles can build up inside your cabinet, making the inside a contaminated environment that can scratch and damage delicate materials and objects. The best way to ensure the quality of your materials is to routinely clean out the inside of your cabinet to remove unwanted contaminants and keep the cabinet clean between each use.


How to Clean Your Sandblasting Cabinet?

Remove all blasting media from the inside of the cabinet with a small brush. Dispose of the used media. Some media is reusable, but most media dulls after the first use and does not perform as well in future uses. If your media is reusable, rinse it with water and use a degreasing cleaner to remove any other unwanted dirt from the surface of the media. Allow the media to dry completely before using it again.


Use a scrub brush to clean out the walls of the cabinet with degreasing cleaner. Do not use a soap cleaner, as this can cause unwanted soap build-up inside the cabinet.

Rinse the cabinet with water and a soft cloth until the water runs clear. Allow the unit to dry completely before using it again with other blasting media. Clean the outside of the unit with the same degreasing cleaner to avoid dust and grease build-up on the outside of the cabinet.

If you maintain your sandblasting cabinets, they will last for many years and provide outstanding results every time. This is one easy way to prevent unnecessary mistakes while sandblasting while keeping the safety of the operation uppermost. A clean blasting cabinet is a safe and effective blasting cabinet that will produce perfect results every time.

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5 Reasons Your Blast Cabinet Creates Excessive Dust

You’re overusing your sandblast cabinet. First time abrasive blast cabinet buyers often purchase a machine with a limited Machine Duty Cycle to save money. These sandblast cabinets are designed for limited, occasional blasting. They do not have the support features to operate as workload increases. In fact, the machine gets messy, and the visibility drops too almost nothing. When visibility is bad, sandblast cabinet operators generally begin holding parts closer to the window to see more clearly. This results in the window or window protector being etched, and ultimately the sandblast cabinet operator can no longer see the part inside the cabinet. When it comes to lower cost sandblast cabinet, users may not realize they are trading cost for lower quality high-wear parts like nozzles, abrasive hoses, windows, lighting, dust collector filters, etc. These items may need increased maintenance and replacement to keep the cabinet functioning properly – and those costs start to add up as the sandblast cabinet daily usage increases.


Finally, Keep in mind that looking forward is part of any application. Try to purchase a sandblast cabinet that creates the most frictional heat possible and can scale as your business grows. When you’re shopping different manufacturers or models, be sure to pay attention to separator reclaimers, cabinet air changes, dust collector filter size, frictional heat, sandblast cabinet duty cycle, and other important features. Nobody wants to spend more on sandblast cabinet than required but if you don’t spend enough for your application it’s money wasted!

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