Vapormatt wet blasting solution for Element Six

Vapormatt have successfully designed, manufactured and commissioned a Cougar automated wet blast machine for Element Six.

Part of the De Beers Group, Element Six is a global leader in the design, development and production of synthetic diamond and tungsten carbide super materials.

The Cougar wet blast machine is designed to be versatile and operator friendly, offering all the benefits of wet blasting while providing the best technical solution for Element Six. The built-in features have been optimised for Element Six to remove excess bonding from artificial diamond inserts using a specially designed automated process.

The automatic wet blasting process reduces manual intervention while providing complete controllability and repeatability.  It also reduces direct man-power, leading to increased process efficiency and margins.

Wet blasting is the use of an abrasive media and compressed air to achieve a desired finish on a chosen surface. Unlike dry blasting, wet blasting (or Vapormatting) uses a third element, liquid, to significantly enhance the levels of surface finish that can be achieved.

Vapormatt are the World’s leading wet blast machinery manufacturer and aftermarket supplier. The company’s continual investment in R&D maintains their unrivalled lead in wet blasting technology, and the company’s renowned customer promise ensures they always make the technology work to exactly match their customers’ requirements.

The company supplies wet blasting solutions to numerous industries and for lots of uses across the globe including; the preparation of hygienic surfaces in stainless steel, wire and cable production, printed circuit boards, aviation components, surgical tools and implants, nuclear decontamination and much more.

If you would like to find out how Vapormatt could help your business improve its product quality and efficiency, then please contact them using the contact details below.

For further information, please contact:

Vapormatt Innovation Centre, 2 Robins Drive, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4DL

Tel: +44 (0)1823 257976


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