The 10 Strongest Materials Known to Man

May 08, 2015 in Transmet Blog

Have you ever heard of Buckypaper, a material 500 times stronger than steel and ten times lighter? What about Lonsdaleite, a material formed when meteorites hit Earth?   Below are the 10 strongest materials known to man:   #10 Spiders’ Silk Darwin bark spiders’ silk…

Trade Show Announcement: 2015 Metalcasting Congress and CastExpo

Apr 14, 2015 in News & Events

Transmet will be exhibiting at the 119th Metalcasting Congress and CastExpo located at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. STOP BY AND VISIT US AT BOOTH 816! For more information about the show, including speakers, presentations and schedules or to register, visit the American…

Cast Zinc Shot in Automotive Paint Removal Application

Apr 08, 2015 in News & Events

Video: Automotive Paint Removal The above 30-second clip was filmed in Transmet’s Shot Blasting Media Support Lab. The part being blasted is an automotive paint fixture (or jig) covered in layers of paint. Using Transmet’s ZA4 Cast Zinc Shot in a blast cabinet, the fixture was stripped…

Leave Glass Bead in the Dust

Mar 23, 2015 in Application Bulletins

Replacing Glass Bead Does this picture of dust build-up from shot blasting with glass bead look familiar? Leave glass bead in the dust by switching blast media. Transmet Cast Aluminum Shot and Cast Zinc Shot is proven to be cleaner and less costly than other methods…