Protective Coatings Application: Grit Removal and Hoppers

Objective: To recognize how site abrasive blast cleaning creates dust, spent abrasive, and debris during surface preparation. To recognize collection, removal, and disposal of such items.

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