Applications

Bridges

Rapid Prep offers the right equipment for your job including surface preparation for all steel and concrete bridges.

Why bridge blasting is so important

Bridges require blasting due to the steel construction and the structure support for roads or railways. If the structure is left to corrode it weakness the structure. This could result in a complete structure fail. Blasting is key in maintaining the integrity of the structure.

The cost to maintain these type of structures is very high. Because the cost of completing maintenance is so high and access can be challenging, minimizing the amount of time required to carry out the project is essential. Therefore, choosing reliable equipment and material will ensure the best quality surface.

Common Applications Within Bridges

  • Concrete bridges
  • Steel bridges

Safety Considerations

Safety is one of Rapid Prep’s highest priorities, which is why we stock the highest quality blasting and sandblasting safety equipment that features the latest technology, so workers can operate with utmost comfort, efficiency and safety.

Choosing the right abrasive

The type of abrasives depends on the application it is being used for. We offer many abrasive options so blasters are able to clean the surface while removing the coating in less time. Our experts can help you choose what abrasive would work best for your job.

Equipment Considerations

If you are working with bridges, you may need to operate off a barge or off a road deck or even on the bridge itself. No matter the situation you need the right equipment and accessories to maximize production.

Available Equipment for rent and purchase

  • Diesel Dust Collectors
  • Diesel Vacuums
  • Diesel Blast and Recovery Systems
  • 8 Ton Blast Pot Trailer

*Additional equipment available