Historically, the material used for artificial sandblasting was
sandthat had been sieved to a uniform size. The silicadust produced in the sandblasting process caused silicosisafter sustained inhalationof dust. Several countries and territories now regulate sandblasting such that it may only be performed in a controlled environment using ventilation, protective clothing and breathing air supply (as shown in the top image).
Other materials for sandblasting have been developed to be used instead of sand; for example,
carborundumgrit, steel shots, copper slag, powdered slag, glass beads ( bead blasting), metal pellets, dry ice, garnet [ [http://paultan.org/archives/2008/08/13/classic-car-sand-blasting-in-malaysia/ Classic car sand blasting in Malaysia] ] , powdered abrasivesof various grades, and even ground coconutshells, corncobs, walnut shells, and baking soda( sodablasting) have been used for specific applications and can produce distinct surface finishes. Some commercial grade blasters are specially designed to handle multiple blast abrasives. These blasters are commonly referred as multi-media blasters.
Sandblasting can also be used to produce three dimensional signage. This type of signage is considered to be a higher end product as compared to the flat signs. These signs often incorporate gold leaf overlay and sometimes crushed glass backgrounds which is called
Sandblasting can be used to refurbish buildings or create works of art (carved or
frosted glass). Modern masks and resists facilitate this process, producing accurate results.
Sandblasting technique is used for cleaning boat hulls, bricks, and concrete work. Sandblasting which is also known as blast cleaning is used for cleaning industrial as well as commercial structures.
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