Aegis has been sandblasting aluminum, stainless steel, hot-dip galvanized steel and other types of steel for over 40 years. Sandblasting aluminum and steel is one of the most effective ways to clean and prepare metal materials for powder coating. Having a clean metal surface that is free of mill scale, rust, oxides and previous coated layers is essential for powder coating. Flawless powder coating results, start with sandblasting.
There are three main benefits of sandblasting:
- Sandblasted Steel and Aluminum material are cleaned
- Sandblasting leaves an anchor profile that increases the bond strength of a powder coat
- Corrosion resistance is increased due to the increased bond strength
Factors to consider when Sandblasting
When preparing to have a job sandblasted, some factors need to be considered to ensure the job is done as efficiently as possible,to save time and cost.