Bristle Blaster® has been awarded approvals by a number of bodies and companies. It has also been specified in several standards or specifications as the preferred, or recommended, method of surface preparation.
Further details of these approvals can be found below along with download links for the accompanying documentation.
NACE Paper Summary – Bristle Blasting of Ship-Construction Steel
NACE Paper Summary – Comprehensive Residual Stress
NACE Paper Summary – Bristle Blaster vs. Conventional Tools
NACE Paper Summary – Bristle Blasting Fundamentals
ServiceForce Vibration Test Report
Measurement of Vibration of Grinding Machinesdownload
OSEA Paper Summary – Working safely with the Bristle Blaster
OSEA 2010 Paper
Bristle-Blast Surface Preparation Process for Reduced Environmental Contamination and Improved Health/Safety Managementdownload
Roman Dankiw Paper at the Corrosion Prevention Conference: Pull-Off Adhesion of the Bristle Blaster
Roman Dankiw's paper shows that the Bristle Blaster gave the least variation of all methods in pull-off adhesion coating test. He used a 300 micron thick ALUMASTIC epoxy coating which is heavily used in the shipbuilding and maintenance industry.download