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Tip #108

What blast pot are you going to use?

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Tip #107

Eliminate all 'whip' hoses in use today!

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Tip #106

Differential pressure and how it affects your daily life

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Tip #105

Scheduling maintenance for your blast pot

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Tip #104

Double safeguard your couplings and your life

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Tip #103

How increasing your blast hose size and increase your productivity

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Tip #102

Got a mountain of work to do? Wondering which is the right abrasive?

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Tip #101

How to select the correct spray paint pump for your job

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Tip #100

Think big with your air supply hose!

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Tip #99

The genius of the Micro Mist Filter

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Tip #98

Fit a large bore flexible whip hose

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Tip #97

Spray Ultra High Build coatings easier

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Tip #96

What is the number of turns required for optimum efficiency on a Thompson Valve?

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Tip #95

Why the Andreae Spray Booth Filter is the most efficient and effective filter available today!

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Tip #94

Why is it important to install Andreae spray booth filters correctly?

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Tip #93

Why use Andreae Spray Booth Filters?

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Tip #92

Correct airless hose sizing is CRITICAL for productive and effective spraying

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Tip #91

How do I select the right grade of abrasive?

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Tip #90

Three things to do when recycling expendable abrasive

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Tip #89

How much coverage should I expect from a litre of paint?

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Tip #88

Are you aware of the benefits of wearing blasting overalls?

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Tip #87

Increase your productivity by up to 20% by managing your daily metrics

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Tip #86

The 5 key metrics every blaster should report every day

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Tip #85

Drive success by collecting accurate data

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Tip #84

How do I get the most out of my Graco King/Xtreme Pump?

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Tip #83

How do you know when your blast hose needs replacing?

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Tip #82

17 Ways - Bonus Tip - Strip the floor using 80% less abrasive

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Tip #81

17 Ways - Train your operators

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Tip #80

17 Ways - Vacuum load your blast pot

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Tip #79

17 Ways - Vacuum the floor before painting

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Tip #78

17 Ways - Use an efficient tank blasting technique

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Tip #77

17 Ways - Blast twice as fast with a tornado

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Tip #76

17 Ways - Move your equipment closer to the blasting area

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Tip #75

17 Ways - How to maintain your newly blasted floor

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Tip #74

17 Ways - How does using the correct hose size make or break your tank project?

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Tip #73

17 Ways - Are your workers in danger because of a poorly ventilated tank site?

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Tip #72

17 Ways - Benefits of a well lit blast site

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Tip #71

17 Ways - Use a communication system

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Tip #70

17 Ways - Is moist air costing you time and money?

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Tip #69

17 Ways - Use a vacuum system to remove the abrasive

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Tip #68

17 Ways - Why blast with high efficiency abrasive?

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Tip #67

17 Ways - Why is choosing the correct compressor size so important?

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Tip #66

17 Ways - Why use a compressed air dryer?

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Tip #65

17 Ways - Why use a MegaBlaster when blasting tank floors?

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Tip #64

Make coating defect marking easy and accurate

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Tip #63

How does a breathing air cartridge protect blasters?

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Tip #62

Are you being affected by carbon monoxide?

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Tip #61

What is a fast and easy way to conform to painting area standards?

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Tip #60

How can a good communications system improve safety and efficiency?

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Tip #59

How can I significantly reduce surface profile?

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Tip #58

How can I check my Water Jetting site every day?

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Tip #57

How can we help you increase your productivity and efficiency?

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Tip #56

Is low light slowing you progress?

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Tip #55

Are the atmospheric conditions okay to paint today?

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Tip #54

How do I spray properly when it's freezing cold?

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Tip #53

How do I replace the RPB Nova3 lenses?

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Tip #52

What does too much surface profile cost?

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Tip #51

How do I calculate what voltage to set on my spark (holiday) tester for epoxy paint coatings?

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Tip #50

How do I test for dust contamination on my blasted surface?

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Tip #49

When is it safe to blast with slica sand?

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Tip #48

How does a blast and vacuum system work?

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Tip #47

What is the difference between 'Class of Blast' and 'Surface Profile'?

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Tip #46

 What size whip hose should you use with a 7/16" nozzle?

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Tip #45

 What is the importance of using a inner lens in my blast helmet?

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Tip #44

 Are sparks from abrasive blasting explosive?

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Tip #43

 How long should my blast pot last?

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Tip #42

 Is your blast nozzle worn and reducing productivity?

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Tip #41

 Increase profits with a moisture removal system.

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Tip #40

 How does a worn blast nozzle reduce the speed of abrasive?

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Tip #39

 Don't lose pressure due to undersized couplings

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Tip #38

 10 Ways to reduce static build up in blast and vacuum hoses.

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Tip #37

 How to tell if your blast profile meets the specification

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Tip #36

 What can you do with 40,000psi?

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Tip #35

 Effective blast room design

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Tip #34

 Measure Total Dissolved Salts

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Tip #33

 Is noise a problem in your operation?

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Tip #32

 Work longer in a cool helmet.

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Tip #31

 Increase productivity with a TORNADO!

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Tip #30

 Wind up your pressure

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Tip #29

 Replace your Breathing Air Cartridge regularly

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Tip #28

 Is your Blast Cleaning cost effective?

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Tip #27

The One Thing ALL Spray Operators Need

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Tip #26

Use Quality Australian Garnet

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Tip #25

Is your Surface Free of Salt?

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Tip #24

Avoid Salt Contamination

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Tip #23

Choosing the right steel abrasive

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Tip #22

Daily Startup and Shutdown Procedure

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Tip #21

Get a quick response with an Electric Deadman System

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Tip #20

Don't Lose Valuable Abrasive

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Tip #19

Working under the Right Pressure

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Tip #18

Is your System Clogging?

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Tip #17

Regular maintenance is so important

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Tip #16

Is your Airless Hose restricted?

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Tip #15

Don't lose time with Slow-Flowing Paints

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Tip #14

Correct Hose Sizing is CRITICAL for Productive and Efficient Blasting

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Tip #13

HYPER Nozzles: your chance to increase productivity

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Tip #12

Using Triclover Couplings

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Tip #11

Using your Daily Component Checklist

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Tip #10

Using your Wet Film Thickness Gauge

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Tip #09

Blast Hose: Cost vs Value

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Tip #08

A Quick Shutdown can save your life

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Tip #07

Using Double-Action Quick Connect Fittings

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Tip #06

Is your Air clean?

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Tip #05

Why the correct grade of abrasive will work harder for you?

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Tip #04

Proper Installation of Blast Couplings to Blast Hoses

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Tip #03

Is your Spray Tip Worn?

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Tip #02

Where should Whipchecks be placed?

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Tip #01

MOISTURE TRAPS....are they decreasing your productivity?

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