Fluidized Bed Blast Media
A fluidized bed consists of a fine hard media (i.e. white aluminum oxide or sand) that is partially suspended by a fluidizing gas. The gas is passed through the media from the bottom of the bed. As the gas passes through the media, the media particles are able to easily slide past one another resulting in the media acting similar to a fluid. The fluid-like nature of the bed allows parts to be easily immersed and conveyed through the media.
|White to Light Brown
|Heat treating or Vulcanization