Protective Coatings Application - Unit 3.5.4: Grit Removal and Hoppers

Objective: To understand how site abrasive blast cleaning creates dust, spent abrasive and debris during the preparation process. Also to gain an understanding of collection, removal and disposal of such items.

  • Blast cleaning operations are not covered in this unit.
  • The protective coating applicator may assist blast cleaning operations
  • Spent abrasives have to be safely removed.
  • Specialist equipment is available for safely removing spent abrasives.