716 DUSTLESS BLASTING - ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE AND ECO-FRIENDLY SERVING BUFFALO AND WESTERN NEW YORK
716 Dustless Blasting & Paint, LLC
3987 Billo Road
Alden, NY 14004
(716) 954-0005

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ

What is the Dustless Blaster?

The Dustless Blaster works by mixing water and abrasive inside the blast tank. By introducing water we’re drastically increasing mass and energy the machine is putting out, while eliminating dust. Imagine throwing a handful of dry sand, versus throwing a handful of wet sand; which one is going to have a more significant impact on the target? Not only will the wet sand hit the target harder, but it won’t disintegrate and become a cloud of dust like the dry sand will. This is the very simple principle behind Dustless Blasting. The Dustless Blasting system has the following advantages over the old, outdated dry blasting method:

Faster - The Dustless Blaster can strip a car in under 2 hours.

Minimal Dust - The abrasive gets trapped in water and grounded, eliminating the plume of dust.

Lower Abrasive Consuption - The Dustless Blaster uses less media to do more work.

Abrasive Flexibility - The Dustless Blaster can use almost any abrasive that sinks in water.

No Warping - The water prevents friction and won’t warp thin metal like sandblasting will.

Safe for Workers - Recycled bottle glass contains no free silica, the leading cause of silicosis.

Less Containment Needed - In most cases, expensive, time consuming containment doesn't need to be set up.

Doesn’t Affect Nearby Workers - Never sacrifice productivity, other workers can work nearby unaffected.

Leaves a Paint Ready Surface -­ The rust inhibitor decontaminates the metal leaving a clean, chloride free paint ready surface.

Where will you perform the dustless blasting?

716 Dustless Blasting is mobile and comes to you! We serve Western New York, including Erie County and Niagara County, as well as Buffalo, Amherst, Cheektowaga, Clarence, Lancaster, Alden, Elma, Depew, Grand Island, Hamburg, Orchard Park, West Seneca, Williamsville, Niagara Falls, Tonawanda, Lockport and all other surrounding towns and communities.

What kind of abrasive does it use?

We use 100% Recycled Crushed Glass Media. Crushed Glass “ESCA Glass” blasting media is an engineered “sandblasting” media manufactured from 100% Recycled Bottle Glass. Crushed glass is a good general purpose abrasive and is approved for use in numerous federal and state government agencies, and military branches.

100% recycled glass eliminates the health risk of airborne carcinogens. It is non-hazardous, non-toxic and completely inert, so is safe to use around water. Glass dust is classified by OSHA/NIOSH as only “nuisance” dust because it contains less than 1% free silica. Glass also does not contain virtually any of the OSHA identified Heavy/Toxic Metals associated with slags and some other mineral abrasives like natural olivine. Lastly, since glass is translucent, visibility and productivity are significantly improved when compared to a blast environment using traditional hard abrasives.

 

Industries

Dustless Blasting Buffalo NY

716 Dustless Blasting in Buffalo, New York offers a dustless blasting service that is environmentally safe and eco-friendly. We remove paint, sealants, epoxy, rust and many other surface coatings from metal, stone, brick, concrete, fiberglass, wood and much more.

Dustless blasting is the perfect solution to the issues and challenges that more traditional industrial cleaning methods have failed to address. Our dustless blasting system is gentle enough to clean most any surface and can remove virtually any type of coating from any material very quickly and without creating heat or a dust plume.

We provide many solutions for surface restoration and coating removal projects. We are professionals and take pride in our work.

Dustless Blasting can be used in a wide range of industries including but not limited to Automotive, Fleet Vehicles, Graffiti Removal, Restoration, Marine, Refinery and more.

We offer an eco-friendly solution on media blasting. Our process uses no toxic chemicals and causes no pollution or dust plume, so it can be used anywhere. Additionally, it takes a fraction of time than that of other companies providing the same type of service.

We are a proud operator of the most innovative surface preparation tool on the market today. At 716 Dustless Blasting, we can strip any coating off of any surface in any location. We use recycled glass media so it won't harm the environment. Clean up is a breeze because our machine uses water and media mixed in the blast tank.

Dustless Blasting is perfect for building surfaces, automotive, pools, antiques, wood decks, boats, heavy machinery, tractors, trailers, industrial tanks, bricks, stone, concrete, and any other surfaces.

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