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Frequently Asked Questions on Vapour Blasting

What are some Vapour Blasting applications ?

  • Decarbonising

  • Deflashing

  • Decontamination

  • Derusting

  • Degreasing

  • Peening

  • Descaling

  • Deburing

  • Surface Preparation for bonding, polishing, welding or coating.


What type of metal is best suited for Vapour Blasting?

Vapour Blasting is perfect for non ferrous metals such as Aluminium, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Mild Steel and Stainless Steel. This technique can also be used on Plastics and Carbon Fibre.

What types of Car Parts and Motorcycle Parts can you Vapour Blast?

We specialise in the Restoration of Manifolds, Carburettors, Gearbox Components, Casings, Suspension and Engine Covers. No job is too small, give us a call and we will let you know how we can help.

Is Vapour Blasting safe for Classic Car Restoration or Classic Motorcycle Restoration?

Yes, in fact it is significantly safer than traditional methods used as it is non abrasive and far more gentle. It also ensure part dimensions do not change.

Is there a possibility my parts could Warp?

As Vapour Blasting is dust and heat free there is no chance your parts could warp. The advantage of Vapour Blasting over sandblasting is the original part dimensions remain unchanged.

How long does Vapour Blasting take and what does it cost?

It depends on the size of the job but in general Vapour Blasting is significantly more cost and time effective than other reconditioning methods. Most parts will be processed and return shipped within 3 to 4 days. 

If you require an urgent service please contact us to discuss this. We will notify you as soon as the parts are received, processed and shipped. Contact us today for a free quote.

The law of diminishing returns

Every effort will be made to get your part as clean as possible. In some cases due to heavy carbon build ups it may not be possible to clean or to completely clean cylinder head ports without expending a large amount of time and money. If you require it a perfect port finish - please advise on contacting us. 

Where are we Based?

We are based in Auckland, New Zealand but receive parts nationwide.

What Should I Do Before Sending My Parts to You?

Please click here to view our information on prior preparation.

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