Monthly Archives January 2019

Sand Blasting

Sand blasting is a term which is used to describe the act of blowing incredibly fine pieces of material at a very high force to etch or clean a surface. The most commonly used material used to be sand, however, it has been discovered that a lung disease called silicosis is aggravated by the inhalation of dust. To prevent this, other materials are now preferred instead. Usually any small, uniform particles are used, popular choices are steel grit, walnut shells, copper slag or even coconut shell. However, sand blasting can be potentially dangerous due to the inhalation of dust, which
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