Case Studies

 

Cleaning Carbon, Rust, and Paint From Bearing Components

This company is cleaning carbon build-up, rust, and paint from mild steel bearing components to be remanufactured. Steel shot was causing damage and profiling.

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Replacing Vibratory Finishing With Dry Shot Blasting

Vibratory finishing is time-consuming and chemically-intensive that can cause issues of discoloration and flash rust. Learn how to replace with shot blasting.

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How Abrasive Blast Media Durability Relates to Dust

Many EHS Managers, Production Managers, and Plant Engineers have concerns over shot blasting dust. Transmet explains how dust relates to Blast Media Durability.

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How Media Impacts Blast Machine Component Life

Blast media too aggressive in relation to the part being blasted can cause long-term wear issues on equipment and impact production. Learn what to consider.

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Die Casting Porosity Issues, Delamination From Steel Shot

This custom die caster was having issues with steel shot on a zinc part requiring a highly cosmetic surface finish; opening porosity and causing delamination.

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Shot Blasting Results After Replacing Zinc Cut Wire

Four companies challenged Transmet to reduce blasting costs, eliminate dust, and improve efficiency in their shot blasting operations by switching blast media.

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Altering Blast Media Size to Improve Blasting Cycle Time

This company required a uniform finish with a specific surface profile in a shot blasting operation. Learn how blast media size eliminated their bottleneck.

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Replacing Aluminum Oxide to Reduce Shot Blasting Dust

Companies were consuming massive amounts of aluminum oxide, generating a lot of dust, and slowing down the shot blasting process for operators.

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Applications Requiring Less Aggressive Blast Media

Steel shot, glass bead, and sand are widely used in shot blasting. In some applications, there is a need for a less aggressive (and longer lasting) blast media.

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Reduce Blasting Reject Rate on Remanufactured Parts

Aggressive blast media can be too destructive for many remanufacturing activities. Reduce reject rate with media that doesn’t damage important part detail.

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Maintain Consistent Surface Finish on Delicate Castings

Delicate castings can require a more precise shot blasting process to maintain the surface finish. A conditioned working mix of Cast Shot guarantees results.

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