Here’s a couple of tips regarding soda blasting. Soda is very fine and it can become very cloudy and difficult to observe your work. I have drilled fresh air intake holes around the periphery of the viewing window, which helps keep the area clear. I also created a vibrating device using an old fan motor on to which I added a Cable end fitting to generate the vibration. This causes the expended material to quickly return to the reservoir. Professional vibrators are available in many intensities, but I preferred to build my own. This submission is prompted by one of my customers asking a variety of questions, while observing me conduct some soda blasting. I have four cabinets. One each for Baking Soda, Chilled Iron and two types of glass media.

Archie Frangoudis
Archies Racing Service
Nashua, NH
August, 2020