Surface preparation, what is it ?Also known as sandblasting, surface preparation is the treatment process that increases the adhesion of the surface in order to apply a coating: adhesive, paint, etc. The performance and durability of coatings are directly related to the quality of the surface preparation. This can be done mechanically or chemically.
The most frequently prepared surfaces are :
The surface preparation process is used to remove everything from a surface:
What's it for?
- Pre-existing coatings
- Surface imperfections
- Organic materials
- Other contaminants
Surface preparation methods include :
Before using any surface preparation method, it is essential to perform a chemical cleaning, which consists of removing dirt, oil, grease and other foreign matter using organic solvents or detergents.