Uses of a Concrete Shot Blaster

Some of our clients come to us knowing what type of help they need. Other times our clients approach us with a problem, but they aren’t sure of the appropriate solution. The good news is that the KC Coring and Cutting crew has a lot of experience, and they are ready to advise you on the best solution -- whether they can be of service or not.   For example, do you have a concrete floor that has seen better days? KC Coring and Cutting has a solution that you may have never considered. We can create a smooth, finished concrete surface with a shot baster.

  Shot blasters are used for a variety of reasons. Some of the common ones include:

  To remove a less than 1/16 inch layer of coating, adhesive, or chemicals off a concrete floor.
To remove rust from concrete surfaces.
To remove grease, oil, or caked-on dirt from a concrete surface.
To remove paint from a concrete surface.
To prepare a concrete floor for further treatment, such as laying down a coat of epoxy or urethane.
To create a rougher surface area to reduce the likelihood of slip and falls.

  Concrete shot blasters remove all traces of paint, dirt, adhesive, or any other type of coating in just one to two passes with the machine. They are also used to create a rougher concrete surface profile if you plan to add epoxy to the surface.

  Shot blasters look similar to commercial rug cleaners. The machine is slowly and methodically moved along a surface while steel shots are propelled against it with high velocity. The broken-up layer of concrete and dust is suctioned into a dust collector. The shots are pulled back into the machine and reused.

  KC Coring and Cutting’s electric shot blaster can be used on both indoor and outdoor concrete slabs.   If your project is inside, we may use the Inside Electric Shot Blast, which can cover 4,000 to 6,000 square feet per day. The blast head ranges between 10 and 15 inches.

  The outdoor T-3000 Shot Blast has a higher work capacity. It can blast between 12,000 to 15,000 square feet a day.

  Call KC Coring and Cutting to discuss the project with us. We will determine what type of grit to use for the project, ranging from a fine 280 grit to a more abrasive 390 grit shot blast. Our scheduler will also give you a clear and concise bid on the project.

  If you have an issue with concrete and aren’t sure of the appropriate solution, contact KC Coring and Cutting. Our crews have loads of experience with anything involving concrete surfaces. We may recommend shot blasting as the answer to your problem or an industrial floor scraper.

  KC Coring and Cutting has been serving the communities in Kansas City for over four decades. KC Coring and Cutting crews also complete concrete hand sawing, concrete polishing, concrete slab sawing, and Brokk demolition.

To learn more about concrete shot blasting, contact KC Coring and Cutting at 816-523-2015 or fill out the contact form on the website.

KC Coring & Cutting Construction, Inc.
7240 Central St.
Kansas City, MO 64114