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Surface Preparation by abrasive blasting

Surface preparation is a critical step in the coating and treatment processes for materials such as steel and other substrates. Our expert abrasive blasting services ensure the highest quality of surface preparation, catering to a wide range of applications from painting and coating to adhesive treatments. By employing the latest techniques and adhering to BS EN ISO 8501-1 standards, we guarantee optimal adhesion and finish for your projects.

Why Choose Abrasive Blasting for Surface Preparation?

Abrasive blasting is the premier choice for effective surface preparation, offering unparalleled cleanliness and the ideal anchor pattern for subsequent coatings. Our selection of abrasive materials, including bar shot, coal slag, copper slag, garnet, sand, steel grit, and glass beads, is tailored to achieve the specific finish required for your project. Utilizing compressed air, we propel these abrasives against surfaces at high velocities, meticulously removing contaminants and ensuring a pristine surface for coating or painting.

Our Abrasive Blasting Services Include:

  • Comprehensive Surface Preparation: Tailored abrasive blasting techniques for steel and various substrates, ensuring optimal coating adherence.
  • Wide Range of Abrasive Materials: A curated selection of abrasives to meet the specific requirements of your project, from gentle glass beads to aggressive steel grit.
  • Standards-Compliant Cleanliness Grades: Our services comply with BS EN ISO 8501-1 standards, offering cleanliness grades from Sa 1 (Light blast cleaning) to Sa 3 (Blast cleaning to visually clean steel), ensuring the highest quality of surface preparation.

The standard grades of cleanliness for abrasive blast cleaning in accordance with BS EN ISO 8501-1[1] are:

Sa 1 – Light blast cleaning

Sa 2 – Thorough blast cleaning

Sa 2½ – Very thorough blast cleaning

Sa 3 – Blast cleaning to visually clean steel

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Abrasive blasting (Site work)

Abrasive blasting (Site work)