Manual sandblasting machines are machines that are used in surface preparation processes and spray sand, gravel or similar materials onto the surface with the help of compressed air. These machines are used in many industrial applications such as painting, coating or protecting metal surfaces.
Manual sandblasters have a simple construction and are generally lightweight, portable and easy to use. However, the use of these machines may carry some risks. In particular, inhaling sand grains can cause health problems such as tinnitus, hearing loss and eye damage. Therefore, appropriate protective equipment should be used when using manual sandblasting machines.
There are several types of manual sandblasters. These can be a gun blasting sand using compressed air, a tank blasting sand using compressed air, or a hand-guided sand blaster. Each type offers different advantages and disadvantages.
Manual sandblasters are still widely used for surface preparation operations. However, in some cases, these machines have been replaced by automatic or semi-automatic sandblasting machines. These machines require less manpower and offer a safer working environment. However, manual sandblasting machines are still preferred in some industrial applications.
Proper use and maintenance of manual sandblasters allows them to operate efficiently and last longer. Regular cleaning, maintenance and replacement of parts when necessary increases the performance of the machines and reduces the occupational safety risks.
As a result, manual shot blasters are still an option for surface preparation operations. These machines can work effectively and efficiently when used correctly. However, due to health and safety risks, it is necessary to use appropriate protective equipment and take occupational safety precautions while using these machines.