- What is Vapor Blasting?
- Used equipment
This vapor blasting machine blasts, washes and prepares alloy wheels in one quick and simple step ready for painting and lacquering.
The dust-free process uses water mixed with abrasive to surface treat the alloy by perfectly etching the wheel to create an ideal surface for paint or lacquer to adhere to - in as little as 3 minutes!
The use of water ensures no media is impregnated onto the alloy wheel. The water also provides a washing action and does not strip the wheel back to bare metal. The wet blasting process used in the Aqua Wheelblaster is ideal for any car bodyshop by eliminating the risk of any dust and combines all of the preparation process in one cabinet – ideal for the workplace.
This machine pictured is with our optional extra wheel lift (see below).
The hydro cyclone is designed to separate water from the blasting media to around 90%. It is ideal when emptying the machine or changing abrasives.
The mini barrel offers the option to be able to blast many small parts (i.e. nuts and bolts) evenly. When blasted, the parts can be easily removed by removing the barrel with the grab handles and tipping out the par
For easy manoeuvrability within the blast chamber a stainless steel turntable can be fitted, and for larger/heavier components a roll in-roll out trolley with rails external to the cabinet can be fitted for easier component loading.
For some applications where manoeuvrability within the blast chamber is required, bellow type armhole ports are recommended. These offer the operator easy access to high components or where mobile turntable.
Fitted inside the cabinet is a blast gun holder, enabling the operator to present the components to the blast nozzle.
Closed loop means that the machine will not require a drain nearby and will not consume large amounts of water. There is no need for a constant water supply. The basis for a closed loop system is a large filter unit that filters and recycles the water sufficiently for constant flow throughout blasting. It is also used for the rinse gun.