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Franken-tastic Tricks and Treats from Dustless Blasting

Posted by Jennifer on Oct 31, 2017 3:08:28 PM

HAL--FB.jpgHalloween isn't just for kids.  Today we are celebrating our own style of Halloween with some Franken-tastic tricks and treats from Dustless Blasting. Don't be frightened, we are here to help you and Beware! These videos are hauntingly valuable! 

 

Trick #1 - How to adjust media flow

 

 

 Treat #2 - How to adjust blast pressure

 

 

Trick #3 - How to rotate the pinch hose

 

 

Treat #4 - How to blast different materials

 

 

Trick #5 - How and when to empty the blast tank

If you will not be using your Dustless Blaster for an extended period of time, it is a good idea to empty it of water and media.
There are two ways to do this. One way is to simply blast it out. You can remove the nozzle from the blast hose to speed this process up, but make sure to hold on tight! Without the nozzle there to restrict airflow, the recoil can be rather strong.
If there is still a lot of media and / or water in the machine and you don't want to waste diesel blasting it out, you may also remove the flange at the bottom of the blast pot's cone to let it all drain out.
1. Fully depressurize machine
2. Remove 2 bolts from bottom of machine
3. Remove 2 “ears” from bottom of machine
4. Remove air inlet jet (looks like a pilgrim hat)
5. Remove gasket
6. Push casting and air hose out of the way
7. Flush out inside of equipment with water

Once media and water are out of machine, reverse procedure:
1. Put gasket on air inlet jet
2. Insert air inlet jet and gasket
3. Hold casting up to bottom of machine
4. Use ears and bolts to re-secure casting

Everyone is scared of something but it doesn't have to be your Dustless Blasting machine. Our website is full of valuable resources. 

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Obliterate the toughest coatings faster than any other method. The water in our system eliminates dust, rust, and warping!  

Features:

  • Blast Wet or Dry
  • Extremely Versatile
  • Suppresses Airborn Dust
  • Less Media Consumption
  • Cleans and Profiles Metal
  • Leaves a Paint Ready Surface
  • Adjustable Pressure and Media Flow
  • Accommodates a Wide Range of Abrasives

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