Vapour Blasting Services

 

Vapour blasting is a process where a slurry (mixture of abrasive media and water) is pumped at very high flow rates to a nozzle. At the nozzle a high volume flow of air is introduced and this propels the slurry mixture onto the component to be cleaned. A multitude of finishes can be produced by using different blast media, slurry flow rates, air flow/pressure, nozzle diameters and distance from the gun.

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Vapour blasting has many advantages over conventional sandblasting, some are listed below:

• The slurry acts to wash the parts, rather than abrade the surface
• No media is impregnated into the surface with vapour blasting, critical for cylinder heads and pistons
• The process creates no dust or static build-up
• Our machine filters broken media out so the finish remains consistent as the media wears/breaks down

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Vapour Blasting Equipment

All our equipment is owned by NWVB and all work is carried out in-house.

We never outsource any work so you are guaranteed your parts only stay in our workshops. In order to provide the most professional results we have only the best equipment in a clean and modern environment. Any visit is welcome as we are proud of our facilities and standard of work we produce.

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OUR EQUIPMENT

• Vixen 1215 with all upgrades

• 4kW slurry pump using our own in-house designed and manufactured pump head unit

• Selection of air and media nozzles for different finishes

• 3kW heated media tank

• Closed loop wash and water/debris paper element filter system

• Variable slurry and air delivery to optimise surface finishes

• Selection of different media on the shelf (glass bead, zirconia bead, aluminium oxide, others on 24hr order)

• Maximum part weight: 250kg

• Maximum part dimensions: 1200mm x 1100mm x 900mm (corner

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If you would like to know more about North West Vapour Blasting services please phone us or contact us.

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