ThermaTech® Optional Abrasive Attachment

The ability to combine the use of a superheated water system, with an adjustable and effective abrasive flow, is now viable and available through an optional abrasive attachment for ThermaTech® systems.

This innovative and ground breaking combination is actually able to create a pressurised mixture of hot water and abrasive medium, whereas in the past, superheated and steam systems would have had limited success with NON-Temperature responsive coatings (such as cements/ lime based paints, carbon sulphation, lime effervescence etc).

Coatings or deposits that remain brittle at 150° can however often yield to the application of abrasive, giving a ‘mechanical’ advantage and this combination of ThermaTech® with this attachment will now provide even more distinct advantages over the many other commercially available superheated and steam systems.

This abrasive attachment kit is specifically designed to connect the ThermaTech® gun, and can be used up to 100°C temperature.

Please watch the video, to see a demonstration and for an explanation.

  • The Ceramic and Stainless-Steel nozzle assembly provides a gentle diffuse mixture of water / steam, air and abrasive.
  • The abrasive Pick-up straw should be pushed into a moisture resistant bag / container of abrasive media.
  • The connecting tube between abrasive bag and nozzle is 4m long and has an inline abrasive flow controller.
  • A backpack arrangement for the operator is yet another option that can be added to the abrasive attachment.
  • Compatible with all Jos / Vortech abrasives (except Calcite, Recycled Glass 0-0.2).
  • A range of abrasives are supplied by Restorative Techniques suitable for use with this attachment, each type of abrasive will vary in size, hardness (Mohs), particle shape and density.
  • The choice of abrasive is determined by the thickness, flexibility, and hardness of the deposit or coating, and the comparative resilience of the corresponding substrate.
  • A reduction of water pressure and an increase of water temperature reduces the intensity of clean for small, localised areas.

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User Friendly Design

Superheated water system with adjustable and effective abrasive flow
Creates a pressurised mixture of hot water and abrasive medium
Works as an attachment in conjunction with your existing ThermaTech® machine
Can be used at temperatures up to 100°C

Key Technical Details

Ceramic and Stainless-Steel nozzle assembly provides a gentle diffuse mixture of water / steam, air and abrasive
Abrasive Pick-up straw should be pushed into a moisture resistant bag/ container of abrasive media
The connecting tube between abrasive bag and nozzle is 4m long and has an inline abrasive flow controller.
Compatible with all Jos / Vortech abrasives (except Calcite, Recycled Glass 0-0.2)

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