It can be used to achieve the final surface appearance or as a preliminary step for subsequent finishing operations.

Common applications where media blasting is applicable:

• Smoothing and polishing for:
      - Concept models
      - Prototypes
      - End-use parts

• Surface preparation such as texturing and etching for:
      - Painting
      - Electroplating
      - Mold masters

1. Options

     1.1. Blast Media: Select a blast media with the desired level of abrasiveness.

          Blasting media is commonly rated mild to harsh based on a metal
          substrate. The same media will be more aggressive on plastics.

For more information, download the full best practices document here.

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