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01. Dec 2023
Blog Posts,  Company News

Inside the Abrasive Cloud – The Journey of a Workpiece Through Robotic Blasting Process

In our previous articles we have often addressed the different aspects of the abrasive blasting process but this time we’ll take a full phase-by-phase journey from the point of view of the workpiece. At the same time as you fasten your seatbelt for a ride into the blasting chamber read first what...
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23. Nov 2023
Company News,  Events

World´s largest blast cleaning robot - Sandblasting huge structures

The design team at Blastman Robotics Ltd was tasked with automating the abrasive blasting process for work pieces over 15 m high and 20 m wide. The result was the world's largest blast cleaning robot with 10 meter long telescope.   Due to the limited space available, the manufacturing and...
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10. Oct 2023
Company News,  Events

Blastman at Teknologia 23

Olemme mukana Teknologia 23 messuilla esittelemässä automatisoitujen raepuhallusratkaisuiden uusinta teknologiaa. Blastman B20S G4.0 robotin live esittely Beckhoff osastolla 7C130. Nähdään siellä!   We will be at Technology 23 to showcase the latest technology in automated blast...
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28. Aug 2023
Blog Posts,  Company News

Ponsse continues to rely on Blastman for abrasive blasting needs

In 2007 Ponsse, one of the world's largest forest machine manufacturers and the leader of its home market in Finland set out to update its blast cleaning process.    - Our two primary motivators were the occupational health reasons regarding manual blasting and the possibility of speeding up...
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20. Jun 2023
Blog Posts,  Company News,  Events

BLAST CLEANING OF LARGE CASTINGS

Valmet Technologies Oy, Jyväskylä Foundry

BACKGROUND Valmet Technologies Oy, Jyväskylä Foundry is a part of the famous Finnish concern VALMET – a leader in the supplying of technologies for the paper and board industry. Foundry specializes in manufacturing heavy castings as cylinders for paper machines. Valmet had many years of...
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23. May 2023
Blog Posts,  Company News,  Events

MAN + Blastman = Improved Efficiency in Engine Surface Treatment

When MAN Energy Solutions needed to renew its surface treatment process Blastman Robotics stepped in to help. As a German multinational company and part of the Volkswagen group, based in Augsburg, Germany, MAN Energy Solutions manufactures large-bore gas and diesel engines and turbomachinery for...
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26. Apr 2023
Blog Posts,  Company News

ROBOTIC VS MANUAL BLASTING CHAMBERS

Blast cleaning large metal structures such as crane components or railway vehicles is a very demanding and tiring process that manual blasters typically do. For these applications, special robots and correspondingly durable blasting chambers have been developed which achieve significantly higher...
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20. Apr 2023
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WELCOME TO VISIT OUR BOOTH AT GIFA 2023 - The No.1 World´s Leading Trade Fair for the Foundry Industry!

Abrasive blast cleaning is the optimal method for finishing the casting surface. The best results are reached with heavyweight abrasive particles, large blast nozzles, and high pressures. These create high kinetic energy for particles hitting the casting surface. For a manual blast cleaner, it is...
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22. Mar 2023
Blog Posts,  Company News

THE FUTURE OF ABRASIVE BLASTING

From the get-go, Blastman Robotics has represented the cutting edge of robotic abrasive blasting. Blastman designed and manufactured the first robot for the job and was also the first to develop hydraulically operated robots into servo robots. Additionally, it was the first company to develop an...
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10. Feb 2023
Blog Posts,  Company News

WE´RE EXHIBITING

Scandinavian Coating 2023 The largest surface treatment event for industrial and construction painters in the Nordic countries is taking place again after a long time.   The place is Forum Copenhagen and on the website of the event organizer, you can find additional information and tips,...
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