Waterblasting is a great alternative when profile isn’t an issue. Our waterbalsting unit is capable of up to 40,000 psi. In most cases, this will rip through any existing coating and leave bare metal. If the substrate has been sandblasted in the past, waterblasting will expose the original surface profile.
Waterblasting also provides a dust free surface prep. Most waterblasting is only water, therefore spent abrasive and dust isn’t a problem. Additionally, waterblasting does allow for a garnet or soda injection, meaning a small amount of abrasive can be used. The abrasive is just enough to build a profile, while water eliminates any concern for dust.