Rubber and Steel Belt Tumblast shot blast machines used for the cleaning of work suitable for a tumbling process. Pieces with sizes and weights ranging from a few grams up to 10Kg for rubber belt machines and from a few hundred grams up to 250Kg for metal slat machines.
Typical work for rubber belt machines would be
- Screws, bolts in preparation for galvanizing
- Aluminum die-castings for Automotive and motor cycle industries, lighting, telecommunications, power tools etc.
- Brass and steel hot pressings
For Steel Belt machines castings from the ferrous and non ferrous industries
- Pressings in steel and brass
- Heat-treated parts
Loading and unloading of Tumblast machines may be either manual or automated. The use of skip loaders is normally applied for heavier work, discharging onto a vibratory conveyor for side discharge into bins.