Water / Wet, Sand & Abrasive Blasting and Power Washing for Louisville KY

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Water / Wet, Sand & Abrasive Blasting and Power Washing

There are several variants of the process, such as bead blasting, sandblasting, sodablasting, and shot blasting – Please see the following for a complete description: 

Abrasive blasting or Sand Blasting is the operation of forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material against a surface under high pressureto smooth a rough surface, roughen a smooth surface, shape a surface, or remove surface contaminants. A pressurized fluid, typically air, or a centrifugal wheel is used to propel the media. The first abrasive blasting process was patented byBenjamin Chew Tilghman on 18 October 1870.[1]

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The Basics of Pressure Washing for Louisville Kentucky KY Residences

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The Basics of Pressure Washing from easy do-it-yourself jobs to heavy duty commercial and industrial projects:

A Simple Pressure Washer

Home-use pressure washer powered by a small gasoline engine

A pressure washer is a high pressure mechanical sprayer that can be used to remove loose paint, mold, grime, dust, mud, and dirt from surfaces and objects such as buildings, vehicles, concrete surfaces, etc. The volume of a pressure washer is expressed in either gallons or litres per minute, often designed into the pump and not variable. A pump’s pressure, expressed in pounds per square inch, pascals, or bar (deprecated but in common usage), is also designed into the pump but can be varied by adjusting the unloader valve. Machines that produce pressures from 750 to 30,000 psi (5 to 200 MPa) or more are available.

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