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Tip #30
Wind up your Pressure!

While a decrease in pressure can make a significant difference to blasting effectively, an INCREASE in pressure can also make a BIG difference.

If you take the standard time-tested level of 100psi Blasting and increase it to 125psi, what will it do for your blasting speed? You may increase it by as much as 38%!

What does 38% actually mean? It means you can blast a lot more in 4 days than you used to do in 5 days. Or it's like having a second blaster working with you 2 days a week for FREE! And that of course means you can make a lot more profit!


Before increasing the pressure in your blasting system, ensure all equipment – compressor, blast pot, hoses and fittings are pressure rated to the working pressure required.

Operators may need additional training to move the nozzle faster and hold the hose in such a way to minimize back thrust effect.

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