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Shot Blast Cleaning | Optimising Industrial Finishes

Shot blast cleaning is just one of the many services we offer as highly experienced providers of industrial finishing. Here at Pym and Wildsmith, we have developed a wide understanding of surface coatings and what makes them successful, and therefore we are proud to offer services designed to optimise the performance of coatings to make them worthy investments in your project. From e-coating to powder coating we’ve got the tools, skills, and knowledge to provide your surfaces with the protection and long-lasting finish that it deserves – and at extremely competitive prices.


Shot Blast Cleaning Explained

Shot blast cleaning is a preliminary surface treatment, specifically designed to prepare surfaces for some form of industrial finishing. Often known as grit blasting or abrasive cleaning, the process is often used at Pym and Wildsmith for surface preparation and it can be highly beneficial for clients wishing to optimise the performance of their chosen finish. The shot blasting process can remove scale, rust and other previous powder or paint coatings leaving a smooth surface ready to undertake its next treatment.


How does shot blasting work?

Here at Pym and Wildsmith as a leading shot blasting company we have an extensive range of equipment in order to successfully facilitate the shot blasting process. The technique involves hitting the surface of your project with a rapid stream of shot blast grit at a fast and impactful rate. Once the process is finished, the result is a clean surface that is ready for recoating. Our shot blast booths can accommodate projects measuring up to 7m x 5m, using high strength GH050 steel shot material. The process can achieve surface profiles ranging between 40-60 microns with the option to provide light blast cleaning through to visually clean steel dependant on what the customer requires.


The benefits of shot blasting

By taking advantage of our shot blasting UK service at Pym and Wildsmith, you are ensuring your project will reap maximum benefits when it comes to undertaking its finishing process. Preparing the surface means you’ll be less likely to encounter problems with paint or powder coverage, and the finish will be a consistent thickness throughout as it will be applied to a clean and smooth surface.

Contact Pym and Wildsmith

If you are interested in finding out more about our shot blasting services, head to our website or call 01889 565 653 to speak to a member of our team.

If you have found this blog helpful, you may wish to read our previous blog on E-Coating UK.

ISO Standards

We are proud to have attained certification for Quality, Environmental and Health & Safety Management for our Shotblasting, Powdercoating, Paint spraying, Metal spraying, and Electrophoretic Deposition (EPD) for Commercial, Industrial, Automotive and Rail metalwork.

Proud to have worked with:

  • APB
  • Broadcrown

Great reasons to use Pym&Wildsmith

Wide range of services for a complete metal finishing package

Facility for large scale items up to 6.45 metres

Quick turnaround times available.