Shot blasting describes the process in which a machine fires steel shot at high velocity directly at the surface of concrete in order to prepare it for the application of coatings or overlays. The machine recycles the shot and separates the residual floor material in one step, removing adhesive residue, dirt, oil, old markings, and other contaminants to leave a clean, bare, dry surface for that is ready for resurfacing.
Osco Mudjacking & Shotcreting Ltd offers commercial shot blasting in Edmonton and surrounding areas of Alberta at a competitive price.
Some advantages offered by shot blasting include:
Eliminates the need to use caustic, non-eco-friendly chemicals
Provides an accurate blast pattern and high production rates
Efficiently disposes of dust and other contaminants
Can be performed indoors or outdoors
Scarifying is a process in which a walk-behind machine-equipped rotating drum and steel-tipped cutters are passed over concrete or asphalt. This process can accomplish many things, including reducing the thickness of the slab, remedying uneven areas, and removing old coatings. The unit can be set to remove as little as ¼” or to remove much more with successive passes. It also provides an excellent means of transitioning uneven joints between surfaces.