If you rely on a shot blaster for industrial cleaning and surface preparation, it’s important to make sure you have spare parts on hand in case something breaks or wears out. While we take pride in only carrying high-quality, durable shot blasters from IMPACTS Americas and Blastrac, we also understand that parts can break – often at the most inopportune time.
The last thing you want in the middle of a big job is to have to stop for a day or longer while you wait for a replacement part for your shot blaster to come in. That’s why we are sharing the three things you should always have on hand.
Shot Blaster Wheel Kit
The wheel is the “heart” of your shot blaster, turning at high speeds in order to propel the shot out of the hopper and onto the surface. Without a blast wheel, nothing will be working, so you want to keep a blast wheel kit on hand at all times on the off chance something should break down. Also, changing the blast wheel kit out in accordance with manufacturer guidelines is a part of routine maintenance you should do to keep your shot blaster working smoothly, but it’s also a good idea to keep one around in between maintenance, just in case.
Our blast wheel kit is made by IMPACTS and are available for all sizes and models of IMPACTS shot blaster.
Not sure how to change your blast wheel? Learn how to change a blast wheel on an IMPACTS S210E shot blaster.
Shot Blaster Replacement Cables
When you’re operating a walk-behind shot blaster, you are most likely pulling a trigger that releases the shot. The trigger is attached to a cable which runs inside the blaster, controlling the shot abrasive which is released from the hopper.
While the cables tend to be sturdy, frequent use and wear can cause them to snap, and if that happens mid-job, you’ll need to replace them before you can get started again. That’s why you want to keep shot blaster replacement cables near by – they can be changed out in just a few minutes so you can be back up and working in no time.
Want to learn how to change a shot blaster cable? Check out our guide and video!
Shot Blaster Liners
Shot blaster liners are installed inside a shot blaster to protect the blast housing. Without the liner, the inside of the blaster will quickly become damaged due to the heavy, abrasive activity it’s exposed to. While the liner generally doesn’t break down and require immediate replacement, they do need to be replaced from time to time as part of regular maintenance.
Check out our video and guide to learn how to change your shot blaster liner in just a few minutes!
Contact Us for Shot Blaster Replacement Parts
If you need to replace parts to your shot blaster or you want to pick up extra parts just in case, we’ve got the equipment you need. We’re proud to carry IMPACTS shot blaster parts and accessories and will work with you to find the right parts and accessories to improve your performance and keep you up and running. Reach out to us today by calling (815) 472-9754 or by filling out our contact form to get started!