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Do 10X Abrasives Contain Too Much Beryllium?

Do 10X Abrasives Contain Too Much Beryllium?

An open letter to the blasting community: I am honored to be the CEO and a co-founder of 10X Engineered Materials. Our entire extended team, from our factory workers to our board chairman and investors, is dedicated to a missionof breakthrough innovation and improving...

15 Different Types of Blasting Abrasives

15 Different Types of Blasting Abrasives

Abrasive blasting — sometimes referred to as sandblasting or media blasting — is an effective way to clean and prepare surfaces. As there are numerous blasting media types to choose from, you must determine the best material for your application.  Our guide provides...

Can You Sandblast a Deck?

Can You Sandblast a Deck?

Deck maintenance ensures longevity and beauty. Painting and staining are popular for enhancing a deck's appearance and durability, and preparing the deck for such treatment is crucial. Sandblasting is a powerful technique among the various preparation methods to strip...

Can You Sandblast Furniture?

Can You Sandblast Furniture?

When traditional methods like sanding or chemical stripping seem unsuitable for furniture restoration, you want a more convenient solution. You can sandblast furniture for effective results, even when dealing with varied materials such as wood and metal. What Is...

How to Start a Sandblasting Business

How to Start a Sandblasting Business

Sandblasting or abrasive blasting companies specialize in removing corrosion, rust, paints, and coatings from durable materials such as metal, composites, and wood. It's a profitable business, provided you follow the proper steps and acquire the most appropriate...

Your Sandblasting Nozzle Size Guide

Your Sandblasting Nozzle Size Guide

When it comes to sandblasting equipment, each component matters. From the nozzle tip to the inner diameter of the blast and air supply lines and the rating of your air compressor to the abrasive media, each piece of your blasting system plays a role in your...

Can You Sandblast a Car?

Can You Sandblast a Car?

Yes, a car can be sandblasted. Sandblasting is a popular method for removing paint, rust and other contaminants before restoring or refinishing a car. Although most abrasive blasting doesn't use sand anymore, many people still use the term "sandblasting" to refer to...