Latest News May 2015

Latest News May 2015

DRY GRIT BLASTING

Grit Blasting or Sand Blasting as it sometimes known as, is a form of cleaning using high pressure air from a compressor and an angular grit (sizes vary from ultra fine to course), being forced down a Blast Hose and out of a nozzle directed at the article being cleaned.

This is when the experience of the operator comes into operation as the air pressures and the grit size needed are correct; otherwise damage can be caused to the article or the underlying substrate being cleaned.

BRICKWORK AND STONEWORK

General cleaning and paint removal. Precautions have to be adhered to due to the make up to the underlying substrate. In a dust sensitive area or the necessity to keep the dust levels down whilst cleaning brickwork, stone or concrete, we can connect a water injector into the grit / air flow in order to keep the dust levels down.

CONCRETE

General cleaning, Paint / Graffiti removal and exposure of the aggregate. Either for aesthetics or adhesion.

RENDER AND PEBBLEDASH

Removal of old paint work and general cleaning. Usually for re-rendering or re-painting.

STEELWORK

Removal of old paint and rust to a standard of Sa2.5. (Clean grey metal) ready for re-painting. Note – a primer has to be applied to the cleaned Metal