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Discover all the latest updates from us at Blast Technology Ltd and all the latest from the world of shot blasting, captive shot blasting, surface preperation and snad blasting.

Anti-Slip Warehouse Flooring for Better Folk Lift Traction

Anti-Slip Warehouse Flooring for Better Folk Lift Traction

Published on: May 29, 2019

We were contacted by a client who had serious issues with fork lift trucks loosing traction on these smooth concrete floors. Obviously a dangerous situation to avoid. Blast Technology quickly and efficiently sorted the problem by captive shot blasting the concrete floor in order to provide a lasting anti-slip surface. The process of blasting shot … Continue reading “Anti-Slip Warehouse Flooring for Better Folk Lift Traction”

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Shot blasting of new Manchester Airport Car Park

Finally finished shot blasting the new car park at Manchester Airport

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We have finally finished shot blasting the new car park at Manchester Airport. The Blast Technology team have been working at the Manchester Airport site in stages following the build process since July 2018. This project consisted of shot blasting around 34,000m2 of newly laid concrete in preparation for the final waterproofing membrain. The floor reqired … Continue reading “Finally finished shot blasting the new car park at Manchester Airport”

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Diamond grinding to level high points in factory floor

Shot Blasting and Diamond Grinding to level Factory Floor

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Today we have completed one in a series of UK factory floors which required captive shot blasting to restore an old concrete factory floor. Shot blasting was the perfect approach on this type of flooring. Captive shot blasting reduced dust and noise making it perfect for indoor use. Additional diamond grinding was required to level … Continue reading “Shot Blasting and Diamond Grinding to level Factory Floor”

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shot blasting concrete floor for anti-slip texture

Shot Basting of a Multi Story Car Park Concrete Floor providing a textured anti-slip surface

Published on: January 25, 2019

This weeks work involved the Captive Shot Blasting of concrete access ramps of a large multi-story car park. The client found that the smooth finish of the pre-cast concrete slabs were causing vehicles to loose grip and wheel spin badly. We provided a simple cost effective solution… captive shot blast to produce a textured anti-slip … Continue reading “Shot Basting of a Multi Story Car Park Concrete Floor providing a textured anti-slip surface”

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Shot blasting a heavily painted floor

Shot blasting a heavily painted floor in preparation for a new coating

Published on: December 17, 2018

Checkout this short video of us Shot Blasting a heavily painted concrete floor in preparation for a new coating. The stubborn areas along the joints and edges were quickly dealt with by hand grinding using a combination of diamond and PCD grinding wheels. As you can see, our state-of-the-art equipment allows the quick removal of … Continue reading “Shot blasting a heavily painted floor in preparation for a new coating”

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Captive shot blasting in Birmingham

Removal of oil and paint from 7000m2 concrete floor in Birmingham

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We are proud to have completed this shot blasting project in Birmingham. We were asked to remove paint from this large industrial buildings concrete floor. As well as the existing paint, we also had to remove a large amount of oil which had accumulated over years of industrial use. The concrete floor was extremely rough … Continue reading “Removal of oil and paint from 7000m2 concrete floor in Birmingham”

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wide shot of warehouse floor dust free shot blasting

Another Captive Shot Blasting customer happy with a newly cleaned Warehouse Concrete Floor

Published on: October 5, 2018

Here is a short video of us cleaning a concrete warehouse floor using CAPTIVE SHOT BLASTING. Captive Shot Blasting Services for large UK Warehouse Floors The concrete floor was previously painted and had simply worn out over many years of day-to-day industrial use. The warehouse owners wanted to apply a new floor coating and generally … Continue reading “Another Captive Shot Blasting customer happy with a newly cleaned Warehouse Concrete Floor”

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Video showing captive shot blasting in use

Captive Shot Blasting Videos

Published on: September 17, 2018

Here we have compiled a small selection of videos of our shot blasting services in action. We are UK captive shot blasting and sand blasting experts with over 30 years experience. Unfortunately, as you can see from the video quality, we are not video experts! Hopefully you can get an understanding of the quality service … Continue reading “Captive Shot Blasting Videos”

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dust free shot blasting of rental unit

A few photos from recent dust free captive shot blasting projects

Published on: September 14, 2018

Checkout these photos from recent Captive Shot Blasting projects from across the UK. Recent projects include shot blasting the floors or a newly build multi-story car park, preparing factory unit floors for new paint surfaces, removal of road markings and the application of anti-slip warehouse concrete floor paint….to name a few. Get a Captive Shot … Continue reading “A few photos from recent dust free captive shot blasting projects”

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What Is Surface Preparation?

Published on: August 24, 2018

Traditionally, January has always been a very quiet month within the surface preparation industry, but this month has been a break from the norm with not only many existing clients contacting us but we’ve also had a lot of interest from potential new clients particularly within the warehousing sector having concrete flooring captive blasted in readiness for painting … Continue reading “What Is Surface Preparation?”

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