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What is sandblasting and what is the purpose of a sandblaster

Sandblasting is the result to clean metal that is suitable for painting or powder coating.  Abrasive grit blasting, or sand blast cleaning, is a surface treatment process widely used in a variety of different industries with many diverse purposes. Abrasive blasting is the procedure by which an abrasive media is accelerated through a blasting nozzle by means of compressed air.

If the metal surface is not sandblasted, this can lead to the paint looking uneven when it cures or even cause it to flake or bubble once the project is completed. A similar process to sand blasting is used to strip many different object like brick homes, trucks, trailers, motorbikes, pushbikes, outdoor furniture made from cast iron steel alloy.

How much does sandblasting cost? This is the most common question at Ublast Pty Ltd, almost every customer asks for prices on blasting their items which is understandable. The average sandblasting job ranges start at $10 and can vary greatly depending on the type of object. Specialty services can cost up to $300 per hour. These types of services include extra preparation, special abrasion materials, and job design. Narre Warren Sandblasting also known as Ublast Pty Ltd charge an hourly rate of $120.00

A sandblaster is a fantastic tool for preparing parts for operations such as powder coating. It can remove rust, paint and other surface imperfections. It can also be used for aesthetic purposes, like sandblasting glass in particular designs. Other products used for sandblasting could be etching of glass and trophies, stripping paint from timber and more.

Car panels seem to be the most common objects that need sandblasting. Prices to sandblast car panels inside and outside are;

Doors $90.00

Front Quarters $95.00

Rear Quarters $95.00

Bonnets $120.00

Boot Lids $75.00

Car Shell $1200.00

Car Underneath on rotisserie $300.00

Engine Bay $240.00

Any other parts of your car will be quoted for when we view the car or photo’s.

Contact the team at Ublast anytime for pricing. Our aim is for each customer to be entirely happy with our sandblasting and spray painting work they refer their business and personal contacts

 

 

Cheap Air Compressors will cost you time and money

Cheap Air Compressors will cost you time and money in the long run. Forget about saving money initially when buying an air compressor, spending more money on a quality compressor will save you the head ache and stress when your cheap compressor breaks down and you can’t get spare parts for it. Buying quality compressors like McMillan, Royce, Boss, Broadbent, Ingersoll Rand, Chicago Pneumatic, Atlas Copco, Compair, Kaeser will not only have a much longer life span but save you money on constantly buying spare parts to repair them.

 

 

Soda Blasting timber window frames in Hallam

Soda Blasting timber window frames in Hallam. Ublast Pty Ltd recommends using the pressurised 40lb soda blast pot to remove paint from timber or wooden window frames. Spending your time removing paint by hand with sand paper can be exhausting and take a very long time. The 40lb sodablaster can help cut your time down and remove any paint much easier than other methods. The sodablast machine in this video is perfect for such a job.

Remove powder coating from steel with sandblasting

Remove powder coating from steel with sandblasting

We have created a short video to show what your steel product will look like before and after sandblasting. Powder coating is one of the best ways to protect your item from the harsh elements and avoid the steel from rust corrosion. There are several ways to remove powder coat. You can remove powder coating with a chemical stripper, abrasive media blasting or burn it off in an oven. When you sandblast powder coating the surface does not need any further preparation.

 

 

 

 

How to fix an air compressor with a faulty motor

How to fix an air compressor with a faulty motor.

Problems troubleshooting your air compressor? When you have an air tool that does not work properly or even works at all, there are many ways to solve the problem. When it comes to my air compressor not working, then a whole bunch of my air tools cannot work either. We have listed below some trouble shooting problem solving to help fix your air compressor.

Compressor will not operate.1. No electrical power.Turn on power.
Push the reset button.
2. Low oil level.Check oil level.
3. Pressure switch not making contact.See pressure switch adjustment.
4. Pressure in the tank is below the cut-in pressure.See pressure switch adjustment.
Replace pressure switch to one that has a lower cut-in PSI

Sandblasting Glass bricks with aluminium oxide for Monash University

Sandblasting Glass bricks with aluminium oxide. Terry from the Glass Brick Company came to us and asked for Ublast to sandblast the glass bricks he needs for a huge project in the Monash University. These bricks will be on display so the blasting of the bricks have to be consistent with each one having an identical look and feel about them. With a total of 2150 bricks, this is a big job that needs to be completed with the utmost care. Check out our video with the glass bricks.

 

McMillan air compressor for sale in melbourne

Established in 1954, McMillan Air Compressors Pty Ltd are still a family owned business. Having stood the test of time, all the McMillan air compressors are still well known and respected in the air compressor industry. McMillan are supplying high quality air compressors to a wide range of users, from the home handyman to high end industrial systems. With products ranging from portable, stationary, petrol & diesel powered compressors, as well specialized machines, we have every application covered. We can also custom build an air compressor to suit your requirements.

We are a re seller of McMillan equipment and here at Ublast Pty Ltd we have a full range of spare parts, backup and service. We recommend to invest in a McMillan for peace of mind and avoid the pain of break downs and stopping your production in business. Having what’s known as a cheaper brand of air compressor can be very costly, especially if the compressor needs reconditioning or worse yet needs replacing. Our service technician will provide the right advice on servicing guides and the recommended service times for each air compressor.

 

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