Recycling Abrasives

Author:  Mike Wright | CEO | Wisdom Environmental, Inc.
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 31, Issue 2, Spring 2017
Doc ID:  2017019
Year of Publication:  2017
Any facility that uses abrasives, whether it is shot, cut wire, aluminum oxide or other types of media, faces the challenge of what do to with the by-products from the abrasive blasting processes. The by-products produced from these operations can include spent shot, dust collector fines, the dust collector filters—right down to the floor sweeps from the areas around equipment. Many facilities have a number of areas where multiple operations occur in the same facility and utilize different media for different phases of the manufacturing process.

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