What is Blast Cleaning

Released on: June 2, 2008, 3:54 am

Press Release Author: Maddy

Industry: Industrial

Press Release Summary: Blast cleaning is an advanced cleaning technique generally
used for the purpose of cleaning bricks, steel, concrete surfaces and osmosis
Any type of bricks red or white brick usually made of clay and sand can be cleaned
by using blast cleaning technique. Besides blast cleaning is an effective method for
cleaning of osmosis problems.

Press Release Body: Blast cleaning is the process of cleaning simple oil or particle
removal to demurring and removing cured paints, rust or oxide using a mechanical
force. It uses compressed air to force abrasive media onto a surface to be cleaned.
The pressure of compressed air varies depending on the percentage of contamination.
The abrasive used and the blasting method can be fine tuned depending on the
sensitivity of the contamination.

Blast cleaning requires abrasive blasting equipment which is easily lorry mounted
for cleaning and protecting industrial components like brickwork, timber, steel,
concrete, glass, fiberglass, stone and more. Blast cleaning includes various
cleaning services like etching methods used for tanking preparation to osmosis for
both industrial and individual customers.
Treating Osmosis
Osmosis is a rampant problem in shipping and marine industry. Osmosis is the passage
of water from a region of high water concentration through a semi-permeable membrane
to a region of low water concentration. Thus, the boats/yachts which remain in water
for longer times and when are dry-docked for maintenance undergo 'osmosis' problem.
The water flows from low solute level to high solute level through the gel-coat of
the boat forming bubble-like swells in the areas under water. The method of
sandblasting is used to treat osmosis. It removes the rust from areas of the
affected hull. Blast cleaning services provides osmosis treatment for steel,
fiberglass and timber hulls, cleaning up even the localized areas.
Brick Cleaning
Blast cleaning methods are also used to clean bricks of grime and dirt. Some
brick-built building due to exposure to weather through years, loose the colour and
texture. Brick cleaning helps to restore such establishments. It can also be used to
remove paint from interior walls reviving the old glory. This method of blast
cleaning can be utilized in both commercial and domestic sectors. From bridges and
industrial buildings to independent housing, brick cleaning can restore or renovate
it all.

Blast cleaning can be used to clean any type of bricks red or white brick usually
made of clay and sand and is either kiln fired or chemically treated. Brick cleaning
process involves the site survey for the assessment of the surface to be cleaned and
to establish the right approach. The routine process of cleaning is performed using
the appropriate cleaning agent; rinsing and neutralization.

BlastIt is a mobile blast cleaning company specializing in a range of surface
cleaning and etching methods. Based at Essex, we operate from London and Southeast.

For more information visit here - http://www.blastitltd.co.uk/

Web Site: http://www.blastitltd.co.uk/

Contact Details: Name: Maddy

Designation: SEO Manager

Website: http://www.blastitltd.co.uk/

Email: blastitltd@yahoo.co.uk

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