SHRINK WRAP FOR ABRASIVE BLASTING
Shrink wrap has many applications in a range of industries due its versatility in being able to wrap around any shape. One area where shrink wrap is an absolutely essential are projects involving abrasive blasting.
Shrink wrap can provide a total containment for your project during such activities. Abrasive blasting involves propelling high-pressure torrent of abrasive materials against a surface. The purpose is usually to roughen, flatten or change the shape of the surface.
During the process, a large amount of fine dust is released into the immediate vicinity. If not contained, the blast particles would be deemed as an environmental hazard.
It is essential for contractors to protect the surrounding environment from toxic dust levels and other hazardous substances.
The best option here is to hire a professional shrink wrap company. Shrink wrapping will contain the dust and keep the area safe from pollution.
Health Hazards If You Don’t Use Shrink Wrap
Contractors working around the area must wear protective gear because the dust particles from abrasive blasting can pose serious health risks. Using shrink wrap will prevent these poisonous substances circulating the area.
Some of these toxic substances may include:
Silica sand (crystalline) – can result in breathing problems, silicosis, and lung cancer.
Garnet sand and coal slag – may precipitate lung damage.
Copper slag, glass and nickel slag – can cause lung damage.
Steel grit – can cause lung damage.
Benefits Of Shrink Wrap In Abrasive Blasting
Shrink Wrap containment provides a fully sealed encapsulation around a scaffolding structure undergoing abrasive blasting. It traps any debris coming out of the blasting area. Thus, ensuring workers and passerby are not exposed to harm.
Choose An Experienced Shrink Wrap Provider
You can work with EnCaPS by either buying our shrink wrap films or using our experienced teams. We secure your structure from emanating dust particles.
We guarantee total containment on site, our sealing process leaves no spaces or gaps between scaffolding ledgers and floors/ceilings. Besides protecting the exterior environment, we also provide containment to maintain temperature, allowing the ideal humidity to assist in cladding and repainting.
Please contact us if you need shrink wrap for any upcoming blasting project you have in mind. We are specialists in the industry, and we can guarantee a professional, reliable and safe execution of the project.