Vixen's Aquablast Makes First Appearance on Wheeler Dealers

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Vixen were recently approached by one of Wheeler Dealers producers for the use of one of our Aquablast 915 wet blasting cabinets, to be featured on the latest episode on the Discovery channel Honda S2000. Star of the show, Edd China himself personally requested to try out Vixen’s Aquablast machine.

Edd is renowned for his passion for vehicles and is famously known for rebuilding cars. Edd’s success can partly be put down to his creativity using mechanics in unique ways and leading innovation within the industry.

In the featured episode, Mike and Edd take on their first ever Honda, however, coming across a cheap S2000 can be quite tough. Mike takes a gamble with a car that has previously been worked on at a cost of £4,000, but there are still some major engine problems.

The challenge within the episode is to use the expertise of everyone from Edd’s workshop to find the faults, fix them and restore it back to its original spec.

Edd was featured on the episode using the Aquablast cabinet to blast clean some heavily corroded parts, as seen below with one of our highly experienced industrial sales engineers, Steve Warrener. Steve gave Edd a demo on how to effectively use the machine, including how to utilise the media in order to achieve a specific finish on the component surface.

After final production of the episode was completed, producers were so impressed with the outcome from the Aquablast 915 that they hope to work with Vixen again in the near future.

 

  

 

 

To see a clip of the episode visit http://wheelerdealers.discoveryuk.com/episode/season-12/honda-s2000/

 

The episode was aired on Monday12th October at 9pm on the Discovery Channel.

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