One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Clean or strip (a metal or other surface) by directing a high-speed stream of steel particles at it.
- ‘Most of these models have been shot-blasted to clean away the original paint, and chemically flushed to remove silt and corrosion from inside, and are suitable for use in the home.’
- ‘Machines are also re-lined to ensure correct body thickness, shot-blasted and re-sprayed for a long working life.’
- ‘We don't know what finishes or flooring materials you install, but at the least, we would recommend shot-blasting a slab to prepare the surface for the toppings.’
- ‘By registering every single component in the equipment control panel program, the conditions under which the component has been shot blasted can be traced back reliably.’
- ‘For the museum project, Mulder shot-blasted the floor with an 80-grit profile, filled the control joints with a semi-rigid epoxy, and applied a 100% solids epoxy primer.’
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