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10 Vapour abrasive blasting advantages
Vapour abrasive blasting has a number of important advantages compared to dry blasting
Automatic Internal and External Pipe Coating
One key to Italian Industrial Agency's (IIA) success in offering automatic internal and external coatings was to strike a balance between cost effectiveness and productivity.
Graco equipment helps to waterproof LEGOLAND Dubai
Graco equipment was used to prepare the surface and then spray a number of different coatings on 22,000 square meters of concrete in a new theme park in Dubai
How to Select an Airless Sprayer for Industrial Coatings
Equipment selection is critical to the successful application of industrial coatings - understand what you need to consider when choosing an airless sprayer.
Why hotpotting isn’t as fast and inexpensive as you might think
Hotpotting or manual mixing is perceived as a fast and inexpensive method of mixing two components. But in the long term it’s neither.
Why ATEX approval of the complete fireproofing system is vital
Designed for the application of epoxy intumescent fire protection coatings, the Graco XM PFP is the first and only system that is ATEX and IECEx certified for use in explosive atmospheres; it is rated for both electrical and mechanical construction.
Three reasons to move from hotpotting to a plural-component machine
Discover the benefits of Graco’s XP and XM line of sprayers when you switch from hotpotting to a plural-component machine.
The environmentally-friendly alternative to hotpotting
An inherent disadvantage of hotpotting is that it requires large amounts of clean-up solvent. Is it time to clean up your act?
New Plural-Component Sprayers deliver High-Flow capabilities
Learn how the latest sprayer technology is driving labour savings, reduced maintenance, and improved overall quality
How to Spray Inorganic Zinc Primers
To properly spray inorganic zinc primers, it is as much about how you handle the material as it is about the pump. Here's why.
How to Minimise Air Motor Freezing
Using the same basic principle as household refrigerators, air motor icing or freezing occurs when air is compressed and then rapidly depressurised.
How to avoid hotpotting inconsistency issues
Frustrated at getting inconsistent spray performance after manually mixing two components? There’s an easy solution …
How to always spray epoxy PFP coatings on-ratio
Correct ratio assurance is critical to providing high quality when spraying intumescent fireproofing materials.
A closer look at Graco’s XP Plural-Component Sprayers
What’s the difference between the standard airless and the high-flow (hf) airless versions?
Hotpotting: Are you throwing money away?
Mixing two components manually via “hotpotting” could be wasting significant amount of money. What’s a more cost-effective alternative?
Graco helps Isofloor taking polyurethane insulation to another level
Belgian company Isofloor has been using Graco Reactors since 2007 to spray polyurethane insulation foam on all types of floors.
EcoQuip confirmed as suitable for explosive atmospheres
Graco’s EcoQuip vapour abrasive blast equipment was thoroughly tested for use in potentially hazardous areas involving explosive atmospheres caused by gases and vapours
Creating a pitted finish on granite with the EcoQuip
The existing kerb in Denman Street, London, UK, was causing damage to a range of high-class vehicles including Bentleys, Rolls-Royces and Jaguars that frequently pulled-up there to drop-off hotel customers. The kerb needed to be modified to prevent additional damage and a cycle path added.
Creative Fabrications cleans Julie Penrose Fountain with EcoQuip 2 Blasting Equipment
Creative Fabrications was recently hired to clean the exterior of the stainless steel Julie Penrose Fountain, located inside America the Beautiful State Park in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Niles Industrial Coatings reduces dust exposure for employees
The use of silica product in abrasive blasting has increasingly become more of a safety risk for construction workers. Exposure to too much respirable crystalline silica causes serious health problems such as lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease.
ADNOC approves Graco’s EcoQuip Vapour Abrasive Blasting unit
Graco’s EcoQuip Vapour Abrasive Blasting equipment is approved by ADNOC as a surface preparation solution for Zone 1 areas on DAS Island
Compressed air demands for vapour abrasive blasting
Compressed air recommendations for the best vapour abrasive blasting results
Revolutionary artwork made with Graco paint sprayers
"Beyond the Walls" kicked off with a giant land-art painting on the Champ de Mars in front of the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris. For this artwork, he used a combination of the Ultra HH and Ultra Max II 795.
How to blast fibreglass hulls without damaging the gel coat
Removing the antifouling paint from a fibreglass hulls is easy with vapour abrasive blasting
How to remove powder coatings: comparing the different methods
There are a number of different stripping methods to remove powder coatings.