Foundry

Abrasive Cleaning

Heaviest load from airless blasting due to higher cleaning speed. Abrasive shattering greater with sand than with grit or shot. Amounts removed are greater with sand casting; less with removal of forging scale or welding scale.

Swing-Frame Grinders

Shakeout

High temperature, moisture, and unburned hydrocarbons can be involved.

Sand Handling

Steam with bentonite, seacoal, and hydrocarbons is involved.

Tumbling Mills

Concentration is very heavy at start of cycle.

Non-Ferrous Melting

Concentration is very heavy at start of cycle.