Abrasive blasting checklist: what you need to do to prep and clean up a job site
This checklist guarantees the perfect preparation for all wet and vapour blasting operations
A good blasting operation starts with good preparation.
Inspection of the blasting equipment, the surroundings, the objects, and the PPE (personal protection equipment) is crucial to guarantee efficient execution of the work, perfect blasting results, and operator safety.
Preparation is crucial for any dry or wet blasting job. To guarantee the efficiency, safety and high quality finishing results of a blasting operation, inspection of the following aspects is necessary:
· Blasting equipment
o Air compressor
o Air supply hose
o Blasting unit
o Blast hose and connectors
o Remote control handle
o Blast nozzle
o Blast abrasives
o Rust inhibitors
o Type of deposits to remove
· Safety aspects
o PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)
o Work hazards
For the general safety regulations and maintenance under normal working conditions, follow the recommendations as described in the ‘Operation, Repair, and Parts’ manual(s) of the Vapour Blasting machines you purchased.
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