Vapour Blasting Media

Wet blasting cabinets are designed for use with water-based abrasive slurries, which can include a variety of vapour blasting media. ActOn Finishing provides an extensive selection of abrasive media that adhere to both commercial and aerospace specifications for cleaning and shot peening purposes.

The choice of abrasive media depends on the specific application, initial condition of the material prior to shot blasting and the desired surface finish. Considerations such as the type, shape, size, density, and hardness of the abrasive blasting media are essential for achieving the desired surface quality and finish. Here are some common types of vapour blasting media used in wet blasting:

Vapour Blasting Media Range

  • Aluminium Oxide: aggressive and tough media suitable for applications such as general blasting, surface finishing, grinding, polishing, matte finishing, edge rounding and cleaning & preparing the part surface prior to plaiting or painting.
  • Glass Beads: great for obtaining a clean, smooth, bright or satin finish. This media is a cost- effective solution as it can be recycled.
  • Ceramic Beads: applications include cleaning, smoothing, satin finishing, removal of coatings, rust and oxides and deburring steel, aluminium and non-ferrous alloys.
  • Metallic Blasting Media: including High and Low Carbon Cast Steel Shot, Chilled Iron Grit, High Carbon Steel Grit, Cut Wire Shot, Stainless Steel Shot.
  • Walnut Shell: a vapour blasting media excellent for removing coatings, cleaning, deburring and de-flashing.
Check our range of vapour blasting media, a product designed for cleaning and surface finishing
Check our range of vapour blasting media, a product designed for cleaning and surface finishing

We Also Supply

  • Plastic Blast Media: recommended for paint & coatings stripping from components manufactured out of soft metals, plastic and composites; widely used in aerospace and automotive industry for blasting applications.
  • Silicon Carbides: a very fast cut and aggressive shot blasting media, recommended for aggressive deburring, scale removal, smoothing part’s edges, general blasting and stone & glass etching.
  • Brown Alumina: a fast cutting and tough media, widely used in the aerospace and automotive industry.
  • White Alumina: a vapour blasting media ideal for processes where no contamination is allowed. Generally used for finishing materials such as titanium, stainless steel, crystal glassware.
  • Pink Alumina: applications include removal of scale, paint, rust, hard deposits, cleaning, matte finishing, decorative finishing and glass frosting.

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