Surface Preparation

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What We Blast

  • Carbon Steel 
  • Stainless Steel 
  • Aluminum
  • Stone (Engravings)
  • Wood

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Three Methods of Abrasion

Coal Slag 

Silica Sand 

MBX Bristle Blaster


Abrasives generally bought from Mohawk Materials. Any other abrasive will have to be bought specifically for its corresponding job. 

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In-House Testing Performed

  • Chloride Salt Test in accordance with SSPC Guide 15 & 24
  • Abrasive Salt Test in accordance with SSPC AB1 
  • Anchor Profile Test in accordance with ASTM D4417 & SSPC-PA 17
  • Nozzle Orifice Gauge (per manufacturer instructions)
  • Needle Pressure Gauge in NPG 100 (per manufacturer instructions)
  • Environment Testing in accordance with ASTM E337 (or use of a digital hygrometer)
  • ​Blotter Test in accordance with ASTM D4285
  • ​Surface Temperature (per manufacturer instruction)
  • ​Water Break Test in accordance with ASTM F21 or ASTM F22
  • Black Light Test in accordance with SSPC TU11  


We can blast within the SSPC NACE Joint International Standards and supplement it with SSPC VIS-1