Cnverting a sucion type blast cabinet to a pressure vessel type?


Has anyone here converted a suction type bead balst cabinet to a pressure
vessel type? I am now struggling with he speed and efficieny of my medium
sized blast cabinet. The cabinet itself is just the right physical size for
my needs, I just need to increase the speed of it for blasting heavily
encusted things. Ebay shows a few similar sized presure fed machines, and a
few separate pressure vessels. Marrying up a vessel to my machine seems a
good idea, ut I am unsure just what I will need to do this. I have enough
air for either typ. Thanks
Reply to
Chris Wilson
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You do realize that a pressure fed blaster is a "batch" process while a suction is a "continuous" one? That is, with a pressure pot you have to stop and refill when it's empty and a suction cabinet continuously recirculates the medium.
Assuming you knew that, then if your question is "How do I make a pressure blaster a continuous process?", I think you're out of luck. No doubt it's possible (i.e., wouldn't violate any natural laws), but too complicated to be realistic.
I'd be very interested in being shown wrong, Bob
Reply to
Bob Engelhardt

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