Silo Blasting & Coating

Silo Blasting & Coating

Beacon Industrial Cleaning Inc. is highly skilled in determining the media blasting solution that will work for you specific application and provide these services for any project, large or small.

Media Blasting, which is suitable for a wide range of surfaces such as silos, tanks and bins interior and exterior, is typically performed for a least one of the three reasons:

  • Cleaning surfaces
  • Preparing surfaces for coating
  • Controlling erosion of surfaces

Media Blasting was historicaly referred to as sand blasting. Sand used as a blasting media has been determinate a potential health hazard. Beacon Industrial Cleaning Inc. will not use sand, as media for any of our surface cleaning projects.

Depending of the surface the environments and final objective, there are variety of materials that can be used in media blasting, which is divided into two categories:

Abrasive Blasting

  • Include any and all media except dry ice
  • Comprises a broad array of media such as:
    • Sodium bicarbonate (or Soda Blasting)
    • Walnut shells
    • Glass beads

Dry Ice Blasting

  • Employ low abrasive media using CO2 ( Dry ice) Pellets in high velocity
  • Offers elimination of messy clean up as major advantage because dry ice evaporates at the impact
  • Can save media- cleaning related time cost
  • Suitable for a wide variety of application such as:
    • Mold cleaning
    • Food Processing
    • Ethanol plant
  • Silo Before Media Blasting
    Silo After Media Blasting