Applications

The Vapormatt wet blasting process has been used for a variety of industries, components and applications.

In all cases, the process has to have controllability and add value to the components being treated or improve the production processes. Here are some of the most common applications Vapormatt deal with.

Alloy wheel preparation and repair

Wet blasting is great for treating alloy wheels in the SMART process.
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Bandsaw preparation

Increase the life and improve the appearance of blades with wet blasting.
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Chemical blacking

Enhance the cosmetic finish of components whilst offering corrosion resistance.
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Component cleaning

Wet blasting is great for general cleaning and overhaul of components.
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Deburring

Help remove gentle burrs without rounding or damaging components.
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Die cleaning

Remove contaminants to preserve critical bearing faces, prolonging tool life.
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Edge preparation

Improve tool life and reduce wear rates with wet blasting.
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Nuclear decontamination

Reduce volumes of radwaste in a safe and automated way.
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Paint stripping

Speed up wheel and brake overhaul with combined paint removal and degreasing.
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Phosphating

The unique phosmatt process combines preapration and phosphating in one step.
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Preparation for bonding

Create a consistent finish that does not damage the substrate components, making it easier to bond.
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Scale removal from airframe parts

Avoid the dangers of titanium dust with wet blasting.
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Shot peening

Use wet blasting to apply compressive stresses that reduce component fatigue.
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Surface activation for PVD/CVD coatings

Ensure that components being coated have the best possible surface.
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Surface improvement after casting

Wet blasting is great for cleaning surfaces from casting process.
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Wet blasting of turbine components

Turbine engines require lots of blasting during their manufacture and repairs.
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