Wheel parts life is a big concern for almost all the users of shot blasting & shot peening machines.

POOR BLAID LIFE

Options with the user:

  • Change the supplier
  • If no improvement go with the supplier with the least price.

ALL THESE OPTIONS DO NOT REDUCE THE COST OF DOWNTIME OR INCREASED CYCLE TIME. TO OVERCOME THIS PROBLEM ONE NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND THE BASICS WHICH ARE AS UNDER:

 

It is known fact that spherical balls will roll over on any surface with the least surface. However a irregular surface cannot roll and will cause severe frictional rubbing during travel.

The only solution for increased blade life is to reduce the amount of dust in re-circulating abrasives.