A sandblasting cabinet is an essential tool for any worker to remove paint, rust or oxidation damage from metal. Sandblasting cabinets can alter the surface texture of metals, rocks or glass, so you can remove scratches from your work surface or polish it to a high shine, depending on the grit of your blasting media.
Manufacturers make sandblasting cabinets to meet the needs any size of job, ranging from polishing decorative rocks to finishing plate glass or shower doors. You must consider three aspects of sandblasting before you acquire a sandblasting cabinet or accessory to meet your company's needs:
1. Sandblasting carries risks to the operator, due to the high speed of the blast media.
2. Sandblast cabinet parts allow you to accessorize your homemade cabinet to your specifications.
3. You can lower sandblast cabinet prices by shopping for used equipment, if you plan to use the cabinet intermittently.
Review the safety features of industrial sandblast cabinets before you buyAs you compare sandblasting cabinets for sale, you must make worker safety a priority. A reputable sandblast cabinet manufacturer will include the latest safety features to decrease the risk of operator injury.
Buy sandblast cabinet parts for your homemade cabinetIf you used sandblast cabinet plans to build a customized cabinet for your business, you still need blasting media, an air source and a dust collector before you can operate the cabinet.
Choose used sandblasting cabinets to stay in budgetIf you own a small start-up business with a limited equipment funds, or your need for a sandblasting cabinet doesn't justify a large investment, you can shop for reconditioned sandblasting cabinets with confidence.
- Shop for a benchtop sandblast cabinet if you need to work with small or delicate items, like trophies or decorative etched glass pieces. These smaller sandblasting cabinets often have built-in gloves and a clear lid, so you have the dexterity and visual access you need for fine polishing and finishing jobs.