Epoxy coatings are an excellent way to elevate the look of a concrete garage floor. The epoxy is available in a variety of colors, and a decorative flake can be added for an aesthetic boost. It also protects the concrete from chips, cracks, and stains while making the slab easier to clean and maintain. In […]
When you need a versatile, powerful shot blaster to tackle small to medium jobs, the IMPACTS S210E-40R 8-inch shot blaster is an excellent option. In fact, it’s such an excellent blend of functionality and ease of use, we refer to it as “The Perfect Prep Machine. Check out the video below to see it in […]
Learn the one key way to minimize the amount of dropped shot from a shot blaster.
We often talk about how a shot blaster is used to profile concrete, getting a rough texture that creates a non-slip surface or increasing the surface area to ensure a coating bonds properly. However, there is more to using a shot blaster than creating texture. Check out the video below to see how we use […]
When it comes to surface preparation, particularly concrete, the common equipment is the floor grinder, floor scraper, scarifier, and of course, the shot blaster. All four of these are important to have because just one of these can not do everything you may need – for example, the shot blaster is going to get a […]
When it comes to preparing or working with a slab of concrete, choosing the right equipment is essential to getting the job done right. Concrete grinders, shot blasters, floor scrapers, and scarifiers are all options, but each one gets much different results, so, what’s a shot blaster, and when should you choose it over other […]
If you are using a shot blaster to remove a coating, create a deeper surface profile or create a non-slip texture, there are three key factors that affect your performance: Travel speed: how fast or slowly you’re moving forward with the blaster; How much shot is released: If you have the valve wide open to […]
Depending on what kind of end result you want for your concrete slab – a smooth surface with a satin sheen or a rough texture to better grip a mastic coating – the equipment you use plays an essential role. One question we’re asked frequently, is “Can a grinder achieve the same profile as a […]
Learn about the versatile S600 Shot Blaster from IMPACTS Americas!
The 3003AR Dust Collector improves the performance of surface preparation equipment while ensuring a safer, healthier jobsite.