Car Restoration

How Museums Can Benefit from Abrasive Blasting

We’re lucky to have a lot of history here in the UK, and it’s important to maintain historical locales and artifacts for future generations to enjoy. As blast cleaners, we’re in a particularly fortunate position in that we can help museums and historical attractions do just that. Naturally, we love helping private owners maintain their …

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Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Blast Cleaning & Media

If you’re here, you’re probably curious about what goes into blast cleaning. Where did the concept of blast cleaning come from? When is blast cleaning generally required? What materials are used in the blast cleaning process? It’s all really quite interesting – well, we think so anyway! So let’s strip it all back to basics …

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What is Vapour Blasting / Aqua Blasting?

Vapour blasting is an essential metal cleaning and finishing process, but how does it work? What’s involved? What can a customer expect? Let’s take a look. Vapour blasting (also called aqua blasting, slurry blasting, bead blasting, or wet abrasive blasting) is a great option for those who need engine components cleaned to an impeccable standard, …

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Car SOS – AC Aceca

Car SOS – AC Aceca Billed as the “most beautiful British sports car that no-one’s ever heard of” by National Geographic’s Car S.O.S., this AC Aceca arrived at our premises to have the complete exterior soda blasted.  As the shell is made of aluminium, our soda blasting technique works perfectly for this type of vehicle, as there is …

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Nissan 240z

This Nissan 240z was in a very sorry state when it arrived at our premises.  Its owner has taken on the time consuming challenge of restoring it in its entirety.  We’re hoping for some updates soon, but here’s how it arrived and then left our Unit:     Once blast cleaned and primed: