RE: 150 lbs blast post 1/8" nozzle running out quick

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Re: RE: 150 lbs blast post 1/8" nozzle running out quick

Post by Bigrhamr » Wed Sep 09, 2015 8:55 pm

If you are blasting with play sand hopefully you already know about free silica and silicosis. If not study up on it and make sure you protect yourself, breathing free silica will kill you.

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Re: RE: 150 lbs blast post 1/8" nozzle running out quick

Post by harmonpa » Fri May 12, 2017 6:29 am

Another idea you can consider is adding a hopper above your blast pot if your blast pot manufacturer offers a bolt on umbrella. These umbrellas sit above the blast pot inlet prevents media from weighing down your plunger if it is poured out rapidly from a hopper. The hopper would have to have a way to open a door when you run out of blast media and then would pour on top of your blast pot, when you release your blast pot handle it would lower the blast pot plunger allowing the pot to fill and the umbrella would prevent excessive media from sitting on top of the plunger (which if the plunger doesn't close would prevent the pot from pressurizing to resume blasting).

15 - 20 minutes for a 150 lb pot actually is pretty good but if you want to reduce blast media waste here is an article giving a few other ideas https://www.pittsburghsprayequip.com/20 ... dblasting/

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Re: RE: 150 lbs blast post 1/8" nozzle running out quick

Post by duke46 » Fri May 12, 2017 5:31 pm

harmonpa wrote:Another idea you can consider is adding a hopper above your blast pot if your blast pot manufacturer offers a bolt on umbrella. These umbrellas sit above the blast pot inlet prevents media from weighing down your plunger if it is poured out rapidly from a hopper. The hopper would have to have a way to open a door when you run out of blast media and then would pour on top of your blast pot, when you release your blast pot handle it would lower the blast pot plunger allowing the pot to fill and the umbrella would prevent excessive media from sitting on top of the plunger (which if the plunger doesn't close would prevent the pot from pressurizing to resume blasting).

15 - 20 minutes for a 150 lb pot actually is pretty good but if you want to reduce blast media waste here is an article giving a few other ideas https://www.pittsburghsprayequip.com/20 ... dblasting/
Damn did you look at the date of the posting???? Guess not :o By now he may have learned how to use his blaster and most do not even have a clue how to use one except by learning or asking and that is what he was doing. If you are wanting to make a sales pitch for your company then you should have just tried to post what you have.

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