A process for cleaning metal and other surfaces using material in a high-pressure stream. The material is blasted against a surface to remove contaminants. If silica sand is used as the material, this process is called sandblasting.
Correct term for what is known as sandblasting or sand carving. A process of propelling an abrasive with compressed air to erode a glass surface so as to produce a frosted texture or to carve and shape the surface.
Propelling an abrasive medium (such as sand or steel shot) at high velocity against concrete to roughen, clean, or profile the surface in preparation for decorative coatings or overlays. Methods include sandblasting, shotblasting, bead blasting, and sand brushing.