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Outrider Motorcycles - New Zealand

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Outrider Motorcycles
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Automotive Repair and Restoration
New Zealand
Aquablast 1215
Case study overview

Outrider Motorcycles in New Zealand provides a range of automotive services such as repairs, custom work and restorations.

The company were looking for a quicker process to clean parts and researched the possibility of vapor blasting. That was when they discovered Vixen’s Aquablast 1215! Prior to purchasing the machine, Outrider motorcycles would spend hours on cleaning parts with costly chemicals and polishing processes.

Now, The Aquablast 1215 is used to restore and prepare motorcycle and automotive parts, especially classic and vintage items.

Kane Middleton, director of Outrider motorcycles said: “Our Aquablast restores metallic items back to their original states in a safe and timely manner with minimal fuss. We’ve noticed the time spent on the restoration of parts has dramatically reduced as well as the increase of quality of the finished products”.

The Aquablast 1215 is the second largest from Vixen’s standard wet blasting cabinets. This machine is ideal for blasting and handling most large parts with a working chamber of one metre2.  The wet blasting process uses water mixed with abrasive to produce a soft finish to parts, with the water acting as a lubricant.

Kane also went on to say: “The accuracy of information and the communication from overseas was fantastic. The machine was fully operational on arrival with detailed manuals to follow. It’s a very simple machine to use”.

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