Cast Zinc Shot Tag

Shot Blasting Machine Maintenance: 17000 Hours With Cast Zinc Shot

03.11.2016 in Transmet Blog

Destroying wheel components on your shot blasting machine? Unplanned maintenance from Steel Shot damage? This blast wheel has over 17000 hours of blasting with Transmet Cast Zinc Shot without damage (updated September 2017): Would you have guessed that after seeing the picture? Examine the blades,…

Video: Flash Removal with Cast Zinc Shot

23.06.2016 in News & Events

  Efficient Flash Removal Transmet was approached by a custom die caster that was having a tough time eliminating defects in the shot blasting process. Their media at the time was warping the casting; a common pain point for many die casters. Most conventional blasting…

Transmet’s ZA4 Cast Zinc Shot in Cleaning Application

14.01.2016 in News & Events

The above clip was filmed in Transmet’s Shot Media Test Lab.  The Flowmatic part is covered in rust and imperfections.  Using Transmet’s ZA4 Cast zinc shot in a tumble blast, the part was cleaned. If you have an application for our cast zinc shot and want…

The 10 Strongest Materials Known to Man

08.05.2015 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…

Cast Zinc Shot in Automotive Paint Removal Application

08.04.2015 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

23.03.2015 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…