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Sand Blasting

If rust, contaminants and stains are impacting a surface, often times the only way to thoroughly clean it involves a form of sandblasting. Sandblasting removes dirt, debris, paint, rust and most other surface contaminants to leave you with a clean surface ready to be coated or painted.

Sandblasting is a cleaning method for a variety of surfaces including brick, stone, steel, concrete and so many others. Our services are provided typically for cooling towers, pipelines, pools, buildings, agricultural equipment, tanks, and more.

>> Click play below to see a LP Tank that was sandblasted and recoated with 2 coat epoxy - plus a urethane UV protectant top coat. 15 to 20 year life expectancy in Evansville, Minnesota.<< 

Different Types of Sand Blasting

There are two main types of sandblasting: 

Dry Sandblasting and Wet Sandblasting.

Dry Sandblasting is a process that uses a highly pressurized air stream combined with sand. This is typically used on metal surfaces to remove rust.  After a thorough cleaning, the surface is ready to be treated with a fresh coat of paint.


Wet Sandblasting is the most common means of stripping surfaces. The wet blasting process is very similar to dry sandblasting, however it uses a high-powered stream of water mixed with abrasives – in this case sand. The sand roughs the substrate surface allowing for better paint absorption.

Both methods are very effective at removing surface contaminants. As a professional sandblasting company, we will be able to discuss the best method for your substrate.  Call us today if you have a property that could benefit from our sandblasting services.

A Professional Company

The right tools, the necessary experience, appropriate safety protocol and the proper training are key to correctly sandblasting a surface. A professional contractor will have access to the tools that will not only get the job done faster, but get the job done in the safest manner possible. Sandblasting can cause harmful particles to become airborne if the correct precautions are not used.

With High Performance Coatings, Inc in Minnesota you receive nothing short of the best with every project we take on including the following benefits:

  • Fully licensed and insured

  • Formally trained technicians

  • Open lines of communication

  • Services provided in a timely manner

  • Comprehensive sandblasting services

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