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Blast Cleaning Equipment – Standard, Modified and Automation

Gibson Abrasive Equipment has evolved into the premier turnkey abrasive systems engineering & manufacturing services company. We now categorize all customer inquiries into three types so we can best service their needs and help them to work more efficiently. Our premier blasting equipment is available in three main categories: Standard Modified Automation Each category is […]

MEDIA RECLAMATION: Tips and Descriptions to Improve Production

In this Gibson newsletter we are going to go over some basic reclamation descriptions, components and tips. Most operators have a basic concept of what media reclamation is about, but a little more knowledge may improve safety, increase production, or extend machine life. Media Reclamation is necessary for many reasons including clean ambient air, clean […]

Choosing The Right Wheel Equipment Begins With Asking the Right Questions

Here are some questions to ask in order to determine what type of Gibson equipment that you need. What needs to be done to the part surface? Does it require shot peening, cleaning, deburring, deflashing, or just surface preparation? Brief definitions: Peening – To stress relieve or harden the surface of a part. Cleaning – […]

Top 10 Blast Equipment Troubleshooting Tips with Solutions

#1 – Why is my cycle time longer than when it was new? Answers: It’s out of abrasive. The impeller is really worn, needs replaced. The blades really worn, needs replaced. The control cage opening is enlarged and is causing blast pattern changes, needs replaced. You changed the blast wheel motor and the rotation is […]

Gibson Parts & Equipment Sold to Empire Abrasive Equipment

On October 1st 2012 Charles and Gaylan Gibson retired and sold Gibson Parts & Equipment to Empire Abrasive Equipment Company in Langhorne, PA. The name of the company changed to Gibson Abrasive Equipment Company LLC and is currently managed by Geoff Gibson and his managerial staff. For over fifteen years, Gibson has been a trusted […]