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  1. Top 5 Questions About RapidMask

    Top 5 Questions About RapidMask

    April 23, 2019
    Our RapidMask film is the only sandcarving photoresist film on the market today that requires absolutely no washout. RapidMask films are dry processing and self adhesive films which are by far the most innovative films available. With fine detail halftone...
  2. The Cleanest Sandcarvers, Even Cleaner

    The Cleanest Sandcarvers, Even Cleaner

    March 21, 2019
    Is sandcarving clean? Absolutely. When it comes to cleanliness, our CrystalBlast Sandcarvers are the best in the industry. All our sandcarvers have patented CleanFlo Technology built in, providing optimum air flow, cleanliness and visibility. The enclosed cabinets with built-in dust collection systems hold...
  3. Customize Functional Glass with Sandcarving

    Customize Functional Glass with Sandcarving

    February 4, 2019
    As functional glass art gains in popularity, it's time your shop taps into the passion, spirit and energy of the glass culture. Sandcarving is the perfect way to customize functional glass to create unique pieces for the Functional Glass Industry...
  4. Revolutionary CleanFlo Technology Explained

    Revolutionary CleanFlo Technology Explained

    October 17, 2018
    Sandcarving equipment has come a long way since the days of sandblasting rust off a car. The IKONICS Imaging CrystalBlast™ line of sandcarving equipment with CleanFlo technology is the most conscientiously engineered equipment of its kind in the world. The...
  5. Capabilities of Sandcarving

    Capabilities of Sandcarving

    October 15, 2018
    LOOKING FOR IDEAS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS? The capabilities of sandcarving offer a logical extension of your current business. Sandcarving offers entrance into numerous markets including gifts, collectibles, memorial items, promotional products, and signage. From extremely fine detail to personalized...
  6. Is Your Sandblaster Clogged?

    Is Your Sandblaster Clogged?

    September 18, 2018
    If you turn on your blaster and no abrasive comes out, it is most likely a clogged nozzle or hose. In this weeks Facebook Live video, Wes from IKONICS Imaging discusses these two common issues and how to address them...
  7. How Much Compressed Air Do I Need?

    How Much Compressed Air Do I Need?

    August 22, 2018
    One of the questions that repeatedly comes up in sandcarving is, "How much compressed air do I need to run a sandcarver?" The following information from Robert Robinson at MediaBlast & Abrasive, Inc. addresses this common question. Standard Operation This...
  8. Step-by-Step Guide to Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Engrave Products

    Step-by-Step Guide to Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Engrave Products

    May 1, 2018
    Step-by-Step Guide on Personlization with Sublimation, Laser Engraving & Sandcarving by Brenna Walsh, Communications Specialist at JDS Industries There are many unique substrates currently available for personalization, and quite a few methods to do so. With the large variety of...
  9. CrystalBlast Troubleshooting! Will Not Blast: No Compressed Air or Abrasive

    CrystalBlast Troubleshooting! Will Not Blast: No Compressed Air or Abrasive

    April 23, 2018
    When your CrystalBlast Elite is not blasting, meaning no compressed air or abrasive are coming out, go through these helpful troubleshooting tips from the CrystalBlast Elite's operator's manual: 1. Check regulator: Is it turned off? 2. Compress air is turned...
  10. Choosing the Right Sandcarving Machine

    Choosing the Right Sandcarving Machine

    October 30, 2017
    Choosing the Right Sandcarving Machine to Meet YOUR Needs The right machine can determine success or failure for your sandcarving operation. Whether you're just starting out in sandcarving, adding a sandcarving process to an existing business or expanding to high-volume, around-the-clock...

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