Shot blasting Concrete Process

What is shot blasting concrete process

Shot blasting is a process that is normally done on concrete or metal surfaces. Steel beads are “shot” out of a machine at a very high velocity. The beads “blast” off debris and stains that are on the floor which can’t be removed through regular cleaning methods. Our method of shot blasting involves little cleanup; all of our machines have built in vacuums that collect the dust and the shot.

How shot blasting Concrete Process being used

Typical Steel Applications as follows

  • Concrete floor cleaning
  • Rubber build-up removal
  • Steel deck cleaning
  • Surface cleaning
  • Texturing
  • Thin-mil (1-10 mils) epoxy removal
  • Etching concrete
  • Sealer removal
  • Profile concrete

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Shot Blasting is also often used as part of

  • Bridge Concrete Preparation
  • Epoxy Floor Removal
  • Parking Deck Membrane Removal
  • Concrete Restoration
  • Concrete Resurfacing
  • Pool Deck Resurfacing

 

Application

Shot blasting is used to clean floors and prepare them for the next finish. If you have a floor that has paint or grease present from industrial operations, shot blasting is an economical way of cleaning your floors, giving them life, and in some cases, adhering to industry guidelines.

Shot blasting concrete is also suggested by most manufacturers when installing a new coating. By preparing the floor with shot blasting you will ensure that your epoxy coating bonds well to the concrete substrate and remains intact.

We carry a variety of machines in various sizes for your space. Large ride-on machines are ideal for warehouses or bridges, while smaller walk-behind machines can fit into an office space or restaurant.

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