Abrasive Blast Equipment

Wheelabrator Strengthens Presence in Aerospace Industry with New Peening System

March 29, 2007 Wheelabrator® technology continues to strengthen its presence in the Aerospace sector. A computer-controlled peening system, recently supplied to a producer of wing spars and other structural members for a well known aircraft manufacturer, helped them obtain their customer's approval for their process and accreditation to the Nadcap audit. Wheelabrator understands the importance...

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Finishing Equipment

Aerospace Industry Validates Wheelabrator for Automated Airblast Peening Equipment

The North American aerospace industry, particularly the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul sector, continues to endorse the effectiveness of Wheelabrator® technology for automated airblast peening equipment. This is validated with the recent successful start-up of two custom machines at a leading repair station for turbine engine components. With the growing population of this versatile and...

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Blast Machine features self-contained design.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Blast Machine features self-contained design.

Operating from 230 or 460 V, Smartline(TM) Basket Blaster is equipped with removable rotating load basket to tumble parts as they are being blasted from bottom of heat-treated steel basket. Basket is 20 in. dia x 27 in. long with max capacity of 224 lb. Machine also includes gravity reclaim system and integral bag type dust collector. Skewer system adaptation is available for low production...

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Dry Ice Blaster provides in-place cleaning.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Dry Ice Blaster provides in-place cleaning.

Eliminating need to disassemble machinery before it is cleaned, Model IB 15/80 uses 150-3,000 cfm compressed air to propel tiny dry ice pellets at supersonic speeds so they flash freeze to lift grime, paint, rust, mold, and other contaminants from metal surfaces. CO2 pellets are non-abrasive, non-toxic, and non-hazardous, and, since they vaporize into air, there is no wastewater or solvents to...

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Shot Blaster removes rust and scales from exterior surfaces.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Shot Blaster removes rust and scales from exterior surfaces.

Utilizing six 15 hp VC-1 direct driven center-fed blast wheels for cleaning, Model RT 9616-SP is used for exterior surfaces of plates up to 8 ft wide and 3 in. high and structurals up to 16 in. wide and 24 in. high. Dual direction, powered roller table conveyor system features variable travel speeds ranging from 1-20 fpm. Variable feed rate can be adjusted to provide surface finishes ranging from...

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Twin Spindle Blast System features automated operation.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Twin Spindle Blast System features automated operation.

Measuring 42 x 30 x 75 in., twin spindle RSSA-6 blast cabinet employs 2 side-by-side spindles for pressure cleaning or surface preparation of IDs and ODs of cylindrical components. Each spindle is topped with mini-turntable fixture that secures component during processing, and 2 pressure-blast nozzles traverse vertically to provide thorough coverage of full part height. Programmed blasting...

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Calypso WaterJet Systems Announces Integrated Water Recycling, Chilling and Abrasive Removal Systems
Recycling Machinery

Calypso WaterJet Systems Announces Integrated Water Recycling, Chilling and Abrasive Removal Systems

Calypso WaterJet Systems announces the development of an integrated, end to end cutting system in the waterjet industry. The Calypso solution includes systems designed to filter, chill and recycle the incoming water supply, waterjet cutting systems, and systems to remove spent abrasive. All the components are designed and manufactured to operate seamlessly and are warranted and serviced by...

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Hanger Machine cleans and prepares odd-shaped work pieces.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Hanger Machine cleans and prepares odd-shaped work pieces.

Self-contained Smartline(TM) Y Track Spinner Hanger Machine consists of blast cabinet built from welded steel frame with internal lining of Â-¼ in. manganese steel plating on blast side and opposing wall. Vertical bucket elevator, driven by 1.5 hp gear motor, transfers abrasive media from lower hopper. Two trolley hangers, which can each handle loads of 1,100 lb, allow for one trolley to...

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Surface Cleaner handles up to 17,298 sq ft/hr.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Surface Cleaner handles up to 17,298 sq ft/hr.

Model ANT3C Contractor Hydro Twister® Surface Cleaner features corrosion resistant stainless steel construction, heavy duty swivel, and 3 permanently lubricated sealed bearings. Two nozzles rotate at up to 2,000 rpm, while SIX-SHOOTER gum/spot nozzle, which can be mounted on either right or left side with zero tolerance offset, blasts stubborn spots or embedded gum. Integrated water broom...

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Table Blasters offer capacities from 1,500-6,000 lb.
Abrasive Blast Equipment

Table Blasters offer capacities from 1,500-6,000 lb.

Built from steel and alloy steel with welded construction, Table Blasters are available with 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, and 12 ft diameter tables and work heights from 19-60 in. Replaceable, wear-resistant liner materials are strategically positioned inside cabinet to absorb brunt of impact from abrasive. Suited for castings, forgings, foundry, and parts too large to tumble, machines blast off rust...

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