Transmet Lab Testing & Process Development
Interested in trying Transmet’s products but having trouble getting production time to test them? Transmet will test your parts with our media for free. Just ship us your parts and we will test them in our lab and develop a process for you.
Save the shutdowns and change overs and let Transmet handle it for you. We provide you the ability to explore different sizes of cast zinc, cast aluminum, and stainless-steel grit media without interrupting your production schedule.
Transmet Testing Equipment
36 inch table blast
- • A single 5 HP blast wheel that can oscillate.
- • Variable speed drives for controlling blast wheel and table speeds
- • Can be converted to Spinner Hanger Blast by adding a tree style hanger
1.5 Cubic Foot Tumble Blaster
- • A single 5 HP blast wheel
- • Variable speed drive controlling blast wheel and belt speeds
INEX Suction Blast Air Blaster/Clemco Pressure Pot
- • 46 x 26 cabinet. Suction pressure to 110 psi. Pressure pot capacity 0.5 cubic foot.
All blast equipment equipped with quick media change capabilities. All using Torit Dust Collectors.
We also have an Ervin Test Machine to evaluate the durability and aggressiveness of abrasive shot. This area of the lab also has shaker screens and scales to classify shot.
Please fill out the form to the right and somebody will be in touch with you to get the testing started.
Does Transmet have research and development capabilities?
Yes! Please contact us for additional information.
Can Transmet customize alloys to suit my process?
Yes! Transmet can customize alloys. We are best suited for melting points under 2000°F.
Can Transmet make flakes, shot and needles in metals other than aluminum and zinc?
Yes. Transmet specializes in aluminum and zinc but is also capable producing flake and shot using other metals as well. In the past Transmet has produced copper, tin, bismuth, and specialty alloy particles.
How thin can Transmet make their flake product?
Transmet has produced aluminum flake as thin as 15 microns and zinc down to 8 microns.
How small can Transmet make shot?
Transmet has produced centrifugally atomized shot down to 75 microns. Smaller diameter shot is under development.