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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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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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What is Shot Blasting?

Published on: January 3, 2018

What is Shot Blasting?   Shot blasting is the process of propelling an abrasive shot via a shot blasting machine. This machine is either powered by compressed air or electrically driven using an extremely high-speed blast wheel. Shot blasting is used to remove surface contaminants in readiness for repainting, for instance on concrete or steel.  Although … Continue reading “What is Shot Blasting?”

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Anti-slip surface applied to Audi UK Car Park

Published on: December 31, 2017

This large open car park is used by Audi to store many of their new cars once delivered to the UK. The problem they were experiencing was that once wet the already smooth surface was proving to be very hazardous both to the cars as well as the drivers, this problem was quickly rectified by … Continue reading “Anti-slip surface applied to Audi UK Car Park”

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Surface laitance removed from concrete floor in Stock-on-Trent

Published on: December 17, 2017

This was a recently laid power floated concrete floor that after curing had to have the surface laitance removed to provide a suitable key for the client to apply a two coat paint system, once again this was quickly and efficiently carried out by ourselves with minimum disruption to other trades working within the building. … Continue reading “Surface laitance removed from concrete floor in Stock-on-Trent”

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