What is a Protective Coating Report?

Protective coatings are used in a wide range of different industries to make sure that machinery, vehicles and buildings are protected. From oil rigs to blast furnaces, it is important that these coatings are applied. The coating will protect against corrosion as well as the effects of extreme temperature and harsh weather conditions. You might More…

The Ins & Outs of Heavy Machinery Maintenance

Large and complex machines require regular maintenance, and with gruelling round the clock schedules, it is essential to carry out certain tasks to ensure smooth operation. Parts wear out, filters need to be changed, and cleaning is part of the regime that keeps the workhorse in good shape. The mining industry, in particular, requires heavy More…

Protective Coatings — What are They Used For?

There are many different paints and coatings that can be applied to buildings, equipment, tools and other items. While many paints and coating varieties are chosen for their aesthetic qualities (their appearance and how they look), others are chosen for another important purpose — their protective qualities, i.e. the protection that they provide when applied. There More…

The Benefits of Protective Coatings for Industry

Coatings have long been used for their protective properties, especially with materials like concrete and steel, and the right application can drastically slow down, or even stop the decaying process. Corrosion control is perhaps the main reason for applying a protective coating, although it can enhance the aesthetics at the same time. The Transport Industry More…

The Versatility of Abrasive Blasting

Abrasive blasting has been around for a while now, in fact, abrasive blasting was first patented in 1870. It has come a long way since those days, with modern abrasive blasting being used in a range of industries for a number of reasons. Sometimes it is used to make rough surfaces smooth, and other times More…

Sandblasting & Industrial Painting Specialists

If you need any sandblasting or industrial painting carried out at your premises, Direct Blast are the company to trust. Direct Blast can provide you with many different services like: Abrasive blasting Applying protective coatings Industrial spray painting We have the latest equipment, modern facilities that include paint booths, one 20x6x5 metres and the other 10x6x5 metres. More…

The Benefits of Abrasive Blasting

Abrasive blasting is the action of propelling a stream of abrasive material under very high pressure, which effectively cleans a surface in preparation for a coating. Finely ground silica sand is a popular material used in the industry, and it is fired at high pressure via a compressor, which delivers the abrasive material at a More…