R.P. Rooij & I.P. vd Zwan wrote:
> Dave Terrick wrote:
> > Guys, Gals, and Gearheads,
> > I just had a great experience in a bead blasting cabinet with all of the
> > above. Glass media blasting is wonderful, even, non-toxic, etc. If you
> > have access to a shop, use it! Look under sandblasting and ask. I got mine
> > done by a friend at a wheel shop. Commercial guys will charge money bit if
> > you get some club members together you can do an awful lot of parts for
> > their (normal) 1 hour minimum charge.
> > The result is a grease free, factory appearing casting which you can THEN
> > finish as desired. The aluminum colored paint is very close in appearance
> > but still will not adhere to grease.
> > Dave T
> If you really want a very nice appearance try a process were they use a
> kind of vapour blasting with steel pellets. (might be called 'pressure
> polishing'). The components are placed in a closed cabinet and then
> polished using steel pellets in a fluid. These pellets polish the
> outside and also 'close' the small pinholes that might be there. The
> result is a shining component that does not stain very easily.
> The process can be used on aluminum components such as carburetors,
> manifolds, cilinderheads et. Price is about the same as plastic/glass
> media blasting and painting together.
Hi listers......... could Ronald tell us where to get this metal/liquid
blaster equiment from? Terry