Mega Blaster Goes Solar

Mega Blaster Goes Solar

Contract Resources Industrial Coatings operate several 4-outlet Mega Blasters with a capacity of 8 tonnes for abrasive blasting on major projects.

Contract Resources
Brisbane, Australia

Unit AG566 was recently refurbished which included repainting and sign writing, as well as replacement of all the electrical control systems and certification of the pressure vessel. As part of this upgrade a solar panel was installed to ensure that the battery system is fully charged at all times.

Until now charging of the batteries meant removing them from the unit and taking them somewhere that we could safely use a battery charger – not always an easy task and one that has often been forgotten!

The full article can be found in the Catalyst magazine, issue 14.

[November 2011]