Press Release Summary:
GLPX Extreme rim b1aster uses 0.170 to 0.330 mm steel shot to blast away powder coatings, dirt, grease, oil, stones, and other road elements from steel or aluminum truck rims up to 26.5 in. dia. Cycle time is 1.5 to 5 min depending on thickness of coatings to be removed. Elevator system cleans out old particulate to keep shot clean with each cycle. Unit has three 5 hp impeller motors, automatic door lock, door safety switch, and manual timer.
Original Press Release:
New GLPX Extreme Rim Blaster Cleans Truck Rims Quickly, Powerfully
HUDSON, OHIO, January 15, 2002 - Designed specifically for the truck rim refurbishing market, the GLPX Extreme rim b1aster from Great Lakes Powder & Finishing Equipment cleans steel or aluminum truck rims quickly and professionally.
This heavy-duty system uses .170 to .330 mm steel shot to directly blast away dirt, grease, oil, stones, and other road elements for new looking rims ready for further restoration. An elevator system cleans out old particulate to keep the shot clean with each cycle, increasing efficiency and quality. The GLPX will totally remove 100% of powder coatings on 95% of rims. It is capable of cleaning rims up to 26.5" in diameter. With cycle times of 1.5 to 5 minutes depending on the thickness of powder coatings that need to be removed, technicians can clean approximately 130 rims per an eight-hour shift.
Foundry-grade, high-strength steel / Manganese construction combines with abrasive-resistant material for long life and durability. Backed by a limited two-year warranty, the GLPX Extreme is equipped with standard operating features such as three 5 hp impeller motors, automatic door lock, door safety switch, manual timer, fork lift moving support, and full load of steel shot.