Shot blasting has various advantage with one of the most effective, possibly the cheapest technique and become of vital process for metal surface finishing preparation prior to operations such as galvanizing, electroplating, welding, enameling, glass coating, painting and rubberizing, etc.
Shot blasting is useful for many ferrous and non-ferrous industries, including the foundry, aerospace, ship building, forging and metal industries because it provides a consistent and uniformly fine, rough or matt surface depending on the surface requirement and following process such as: cutting, drilling, welding processes, etc.
The major benefits of shot blasting as a surface preparation technicle:
There are many other reasons of benefit of labor-cost saving with automatic operation, the shot blasting can work with the following process of painting, coating etc.
Types of Shot-abrasive Used
While shot blasting primarily refers to blasting the surface with small steel pellets (balls) or shots grit, many other types and material of shot blast materials are also used.