Why Sandblasting is Important in Achieving a Brilliant Finish

April 15, 2018

When it comes to looking good, it’s the finishing touches that matter most. Whether it’s a car, a boat or even a piece of aircraft, it won’t look good unless it has an impeccably finished paintjob. In order to achieve that, in some cases a no better alternative is sandblasting. Let’s take a look at what sandblasting is and why it is so important. So without further ado, let’s get right into it!

What is Sandblasting?
Abrasive blasting is the process of propelling an abrasive material known as the blast media at high speeds targeting a surface to change said surface. Sandblasting is abrasive blasting that uses garnet, glass, plastic, walnut shells even ice can be used as the blast media. Sandblasting has a lot of different uses.

What Are Its Uses?
Sandblasting has many uses across a variety of industries. But perhaps the most prominent use of sandblasting is in the painting industry. Sandblasting can be used to remove rust/corrosion, paint, old filler, mould, heat treatments and a wide range of other things.

Why is it Important?
Sandblasting is important because it can clean most surfaces. When these unwanted coatings or corrosion are removed, the painting surface becomes very smooth, which is part of the process in getting the surface ready to be spray painted with the chosen paint system. As a result a perfect paint finish can be achieved.

As you can see, sandblasting is absolutely essential in achieving a hi quality finish. Whether you’re talking about boats, aircraft, cars or any other vehicle, sandblasting is the best way to go if you want a finish to last many years. So, if you’re looking for a skilled and experienced team on the Gold Coast or in Brisbane to take care of your sandblasting, spray painting, boat painting or custom painting, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our friendly team will be more than happy to help you out with whatever you may need. Call today to get in touch!