Standard Features with All Classic Blast Machines

Clemco Classic Blast Machines are manufactured to the highest standards for long life and low maintenance, and they are built with numerous standard features that improve performance and durability.

Standard Features and Components

Pressure Vessel

  • Heavy-gauge pressure vessel—meets ASME code. (Most models registered in Canada.)
  • Semi-elliptical head—larger abrasive storage.
  • Conical 35˚ bottom—uninterrupted abrasive flow and complete emptying.
  • Large 6” x 8” inspection doors—ease of access to interior. (Note: 0.5 and 1 cuft machines have smaller doors.)

Pop-Up Valve

  • Urethane-coated pop-up valve with external pressure sleeve—long life and fast pressurization.
  • Pop-up valve umbrella (optional)—relieves load pressure when hopper is in place.

The 6-cuft Classic Blast Machine is Clemco’s most popular blast machine.

Upgraded Components

  • Industrial-quality valves, piping, and fittings—maximize airflow and minimize energy usage.
  • Fast, safe TLR remote controls with solid brass valves—years of dependability.
  • Chrome-plated, forged-brass ball valve with brass body—increased durability.
  • Flexible pusher line—air flows without pressure loss caused by elbows and eases valve replacement.
  • Self-cleaning exhaust muffler—greatly reduces bleed-off noise.

See each model for its additional standard features.

FSV, AQV, and MQV Metering Valves

For 2-cuft and Larger Machines

Design Features

Original Clemco Designs

  • Widely imitated throughout industry.
  • A tough, stainless-steel plate meters precisely.
  • Clean out provides access to foreign matter.

Abrasive Flows at 45° Angle into Air Stream

  • The natural way to uniformly mix air and abrasive.
  • Eliminates premature wear found in 90° systems.

FSV: Industry-Setting Design

  • Manual valve.
  • Pressure-release remote control.

Use With: 

  • Expendable mineral and slag abrassives.
  • Not suitable for metallic media.

AQV (Auto Quantum)

  • Pneumatic valve.

Two Remote Control Options

  • Pressure release or pressure hold.
  • Each available with an abrasive cutoff system (ACS).

Use With:

  • All common abrasives—mineral, slag, or metallic.
  • Requires 80 psi to fully open plunger.

MQV (Manual Quantum)

  • Manual valve.
  • Pressure-release remote control.

Use With:

  • All common abrasives—mineral, slag, or metallic.

LPV and MSV Metering Valves

For Speciality Blast Machines

MSV
For 0.5-cuft and 1-cuft Machines

  • Manual valve
  • Pressure-release remote control.

Use With: 

  • Expendable mineral and slag abrasives.
  • Not recommended for fine mesh media or glass bead.

LPV
For Lo-Pot Machines

  • Lo-profile, manual valve.
  • Pressure-release remote control.

Use With:

  • Expendable mineral and slag abrasives.

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