Sponge Blasting

Master-Lee Decon Services now provides Sponge Blasting technology. A dry, low-dust reusable process requiring minimal containment, reducing your project's downtime, as well as offering a wide range of surface profiling.

Sponge Blasting has been successfully used in supporting major Steam Generator Replacement Projects throughout the commercial nuclear power industry. Master-Lee Industrial Services provides industrial Sponge Blasting as identified below:

  • Turbine rotor and blade cleaning to a 50 to 60 RMS finish
  • Heat Recovery Steam Generators
  • Petro-Chemical
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Remediation Tough Coatings, Heavy Rust Removal to Fine Surface Finishing, Polishing and Detailing
STATE-OF-THE-ART EQUIPMENT includes Automatic Feed, Pressure Adjustment, Dry Process, Low Dust, Reuses 60% to 90% of the Sponge Media
Abrasive Sponge Media Particle Size Desired Profile Application
16 Grit Aluminum Oxide Course or Medium 4+ mil profile Tough Coatings, Heavy Rust Removal
30 Grit Aluminum Oxide Course or Medium 3+ mil profile Tough Coatings, Heavy Rust Removal
80 Grit Aluminum Oxide Course, Medium, or Fine 2+ mil profile Coatings/Paint, Light to Moderate Rust Removal
180 Grit Aluminum Oxide Course, Medium, or Fine 1+ mil profile Light Rust Removal
220/320 Grit Aluminum Oxide Course, Medium, or Fine Fine profile Fine Surface Finishing, Polishing, Detailing
400/500/600 Grit Aluminum Oxide Course, Medium, or Fine Micro profile Fine Surface Finishing, Polishing, Detailing
Non-Abrasive Course, Medium, or Fine None Grease/Oil/Smoke/Soot Sponge Particle Removal*
    * Note: All abrasive sponge media will remove grease, oil, smoke and soot in addition to creating the surface profiles as stated.

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