Can you vapor blast carburetor?

Vapour Blasting Carburettors are something you may need if you are either having your classic car or classic motorbike rebuilt or restored. Here at CES we not only vapour blast your carbs but as a matter of course we also ultrasonic clean them too!

What does bead blast do?

Bead blasting refers to the use of round spherical media that, when impacted against the surface of a part, will leave a more uniform finish caused by the sphere “dimpling” the surface. This process is most often used when a smooth uniform finish is required and the part must have a dull “satin” finish.

What is the difference between bead blasting and sandblasting?

What is the difference between bead blasting and sandblasting? Glass bead blasting involves using spherical glass media to give a uniform finish on components surfaces at high pressure. On the other hand, the traditional sandblasting technique uses silica sand to confer surface finish on the material.

What is a good homemade carburetor cleaner?

Mix 1-quart alcohol, 1-quart acetone, and 1-quart Xylol in a 1-gallon paint thinner can to create a carb cleaner that works pretty well to dissolve the gum and heavy varnish that has built up inside and outside your motorbike bike.

Can you Vapour blast a complete engine?

Can you blast my complete engine? Yes, but we would not advise it! High pressure water and air will force the media in through the smallest of spaces particularly seals. Once inside the engine it will eventually destroy bearings, block oil galleries and rapidly wear our gears.

Is bead blasting better than sandblasting?

Sandblasting is much quicker than bead blasting. However, it is harsher on the metal material and comes with increases health risks. Also, glass bead blasting does not change the dimension of the component.

What is the best ultrasonic cleaner fluid for carburetors?

Use an ultrasonic cleaning solution concentrate formulated for carburetor cleaning. We have two recommendations, depending on the nature of contaminants. We suggest biodegradable elma tec clean A4, a mildly alkaline concentrate that you dilute to 1 to 5% with water and available in 2.5, 10 and 25 liter containers.