Shot Blasting is a process which uses Abrasive materials with high pressure to remove rust, scales and other contamination from the surface of the subjected material.
Shot Blasting is an important step in surface coating preparation as it cleans a substrate and creates a surface that will hold a protective coating. Shot blasting provides a surface profile for increased coating adhesion
In Crane Industry. Cranes are usually the most neglected areas in any industry and repainting of cranes requires lot of effort specially painting from the bottom of the crane is very tough as it is a non-approachable area.
Painting have certain life depending on the process used, after which it will start peeling off making the surface exposed to atmosphere and corrosion.
Corrosion, as everyone knows, is a slow poison and will slowly eat away the structure and can cause fatal accident. This is more applicable where cranes are in Outdoor Conditions
So in a Crane it is very important to follow the best practices for surface preparation and shot blasting is one of the most important of those to increase the painting life.