Shot Blasting System strips, cleans, and profiles in one step.

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Portable Blastrac 1-8DEZ has 8 in. blast pattern and can prepare up to 250 sq ft/hr. Applications include small industrial floor areas, tight areas around equipment and obstructions, balconies, test patches, and preparation of pool decks, decorative concrete applications, and concrete prior to installation of wood flooring. It is suitable for use by flooring contractors, painting and coating contractors, rental companies, and coating consultants.

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New, Blastrac 1-8DEZ Saves Time; Strips, Cleans & Profiles In One Step

Fresno, TX - (August 22, 2002) - The Blastrac® 1-8DEZ is a highly portable, lightweight shot blasting system that runs dependably on 120 volt power while it strips, cleans and profiles in one easy step. With an 8-inch blast pattern and a manual travel speed, the 1-8DEZ can prepare up to 250 sq. ft. per hour. Common applications include small industrial floor areas, tight areas around equipment and obstructions, balconies, test patches and more. The 1-8DEZ is also applicable for preparation of residential garage floors, pool decks, decorative concrete applications and concrete preparation prior to installation of wood flooring. The 1-8DEZ is ideal for flooring contractors, painting and coating contractors, rental companies and coating consultants. For more information on this product, contact Blastrac at 800-256-3440.

Blastrac, a division of USF Surface Preparation Group, provides walk-behind (electric) and ride-on (propane, gasoline) shot blast equipment and dust collection systems for surface preparation of concrete or steel. Blastrac also offers equipment for cleaning vertical steel surfaces such as storage tanks and bridges. Equipment for floor scraping and removal of tile, carpet and other flooring materials, as well as equipment for other specialized applications is also available.

USF Surface Preparation Group, a division of USFilter, is the global leader in providing surface preparation equipment, supplies and services. Strategically located manufacturing and distribution facilities allow USF Surface Preparation Group to provide unparalleled customer service and support worldwide. For more information on USF Surface Preparation Group and Blastrac, visit the web site at or send an e-mail to

United States Filter Corporation, a Vivendi Environnement company, is North America's largest water company providing comprehensive water and wastewater systems and services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. Vivendi Environnement (Paris Bourse: VIE and NYSE:VE), comprised of Vivendi Water (worldwide water products and services), Onyx (solid waste and industrial services), Dalkia (energy management), Connex (transportation and logistics) and FCC (Spanish company engaged in environmental and construction related industries), is the largest environmental services company in the world with more than 295,000 employees, including FCC, in about 100 countries and annual revenues of more than $25.6 billion. Visit the company's web sites at or

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