Sandblasting Cabinet

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Sandblasting Cabinet
MidsouthMakers Sandblasting Cabinet

Sandblaster

Information
Owner Midsouth Makers
Tool Category Tool -> Power Tool
Model V1
Purchased On 2013-09-15
Cost $60
Status Available
Availability Anyone may use
Labels

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Media

Link to the manual locationYouTube guides, tutorials, etc

QRCode

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Location

The Sandblasting cabinet is built into it's dedicated work station in the shop.

Features

  • Usable Blasting Area: Approx 18in x 24in x 10in of comfortable working space.
  • Operational PSI: 60-130psi
  • A light

Consumables

  • Sandblasting Nozzles (available at HF and Northern tool)
  • Glass window 18x24in (Available at lowes in replacement glass section)
  • Abrasive media
  • Shopvac filter


Blasting Media Vendors

Recommended Safety Equipment

  • Mask/Respirator
  • Integrated work gloves
  • Eye protection


Prior to each use

Verify

  • BLASTING MEDIA MUST BE KEPT DRY AT ALL COSTS!
  • Do not point blasting nozzle at the window. It will etch the glass.
  • Check nozzle for tightness and for wear before each use.
  • Shop vac is connected to the vacuum port and turned on. Shop vac is used to clear dust from field of view and apply negative pressure to seal the cover.

After each use

Clean

  • Sweep the blasting media back into the collection chamber
  • Close the valve from the air compressor leading to the air hose
  • Bleed the air hose regulator
  • Empty the shopvac

Replace

Please leave a donation for any sandblasting use. Blasting media costs on average $40 for 50lb. You can donate by giving cash to a board member or with paypal. Make a donation now.

Specs

Compressor Air hose Gun Quick Connects Glove size
High CFM Compressor Standard 3/8 hose with swivel end Ebay Special Harbor Freight Specials FAT

Blasting Media

Please refer to Blasting Media Comparison Chart to determine your needed blasting media.

Aluminum Oxide Glass Bead Walnut Shell
Etching Slight polishing Stripping/cleaning
Rough Finish Satin Finish
70 Grit 80 Grit varies
44lb on hand

Maintenance Performed

  • 09/24/2013 First usage