Excellent Sandblasting Services

If you are looking for a fast and efficient process that allows you to reuse older items, or if you just simply want to clean items that you are using right now, hiring an experienced sandblasting company such as Preprite, is the answer. We offer sandblasting services on a number of surfaces, including metal, wood, concrete, brick, stone and more. Preprite offers the opportunity for you to bring your items to our Tewksbury, Ma. location, or we can provide you with Mobile Sandblasting Service.

Sandblasting also offers a wide range of benefits for surface preparation services. One of the most popular items about sandblasting is the removal of old paint, casting material and coatings. If your project involves repainting, sandblasting is a great way to provide a paint ready surface. The result will be a smooth, sleek surface that will be easy to repaint or resurface according to your desires. Preprite offers painting and powdercoating services in addition to our sandblasting service.

Turn to the highly trained professionals at Prep Rite when you need abrasive blasting services to polish, paint, or refinish any rusted metal surface. We have been providing quality metal finishing and sandblasting services for 30 years.

If you require refinishing services for your trailer's surface, we have the equipment and know-how to get the job done right. Contact us if you need professionals to sandblast radiators or truck beds.

A Vast Array of Blasting Techniques

  • Sandblasting
  • Bead blasting
  • Aluminum oxide blasting
  • Abrasive blasting

Let Us Make Your Metal Surfaces Smooth

  • Metal finishing
  • Paint removal
  • Rust removal
  • Painting
  • Metal stripping

A Wide Variety of Abrasive Blasting Media

Aluminum Oxide

Aluminum oxide is a sharp, abrasive cutting medium that is used for sandblasting and can be reused a number of times for grit blasting. It's harder than most commonly used dry abrasive blast media. 

It can cut through the hardest metals and other surfaces. This blasting medium comes in a variety of sizes too.

White Aluminum Oxide

This blasting medium is of a 99.5% ultra-pure grade. It's increasingly being used in critical, high-performance processes such as microdermabrasion.

It's also required when contamination from other metal oxides must be kept to a minimum.

Corn Cob

Corn cob is a biodegradable blasting medium that won't etch or warp the blasting surface. It's ideal for blasting wooden surfaces, thin metal surfaces, and plastic surfaces.

Crushed Glass Grit

This silica-free, consumable abrasive offers aggressive surface profiling and is used to remove a variety of surface coatings.

Made from 100% recycled bottle glass, crushed glass grit produces a whiter and cleaner finish that can be related to mineral or slag abrasives.

Glass Beads

This abrasive medium creates a softer and brighter finish than angular abrasives. Glass beads are free of silica and can be used effectively for shot blasting, peening, honing, cleaning, and light deburring. It is recyclable too.

Plastic Abrasives

Plastic abrasives like urea, acrylic, polyester, and melamine are available in a variety of sizes. They're ideal for auto restoration jobs as they offer a high stripping rate without damaging or warping the substrate.


Considered the softest among all blasting media, pumice offers excellent stripping properties. It can be used to blast soft wooden surfaces to remove the paint or the coating without any impact on the substrate.

Silicon Carbide Grit

Silicon carbide is the hardest blasting medium that's available today. It has a fast cutting speed and can be recycled or reused more often than sand or aluminum oxide. Its hardness property allows shorter blast times.

In addition, silicon carbide grit is a more cost-effective option when compared to other blasting media.

Steel Grit

It's an angular carbon-steel blasting medium that's designed for quick and effective removal of metal surface contaminants. It's softer than aluminum oxide and is less likely to fracture.

Blasting done with steel grit leaves an etched surface that's perfect for adhesion of paints and coatings.

Steel Shot

This blasting medium is ideal for peening applications as it imparts a clean, smooth, and polished finish. This dense, smooth shot can be used up to 3000 times, producing minimal dust during the blasting process.

It also helps increase the compressive strength of the metal surface.

Walnut Shells

Walnut shell grit is the most versatile organic blasting medium due to its angular and durable shape. It's used as an economical and biodegradable alternative for sensitive blasting operations that require aggressive stripping.
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