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COATINGSPRO SURFACE PREP 2017 21 BRISTLE BLASTER ® — Blasting Without Grit MONTI Tools Inc. is based in Houston, Texas overseeing the MONTI group activities for North America. Opened in 2004, MONTI Tools was established to meet the increasing demand and need for local representation in the United States and Canadian markets. MONTI Tools is the North American headquarters for the Germany based global head office of MONTI-Werkzeuge GmbH, developers and manufacturers of patented tools for professional surface preparation applications. MONTI Tools supplies some of the industry's leading organizations in the fields of Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Marine/ Shipbuilding, Infrastructure, Power Generation and Renewable Energy. MONTI is proudly supplying and supporting the United States Armed Forces. Offering superior service and techni- cal support paired with expert sales and training, MONTI Tools strives to provide the guidance to achieve the customer's project goals. Maintaining complete inventory ready for immediate shipment, MONTI Tools Inc. stands prepared to support your surface preparation needs – whenever and wherever you need it. Tensioned Wire Blasting e Bristle Blaster® technology (Tensioned Wire Blasting), introduced in 2007, is an innovation in surface preparation. Designed for professional industrial use, the Bristle Blaster® tool is able to remove corrosion, mill scale and coatings from pitted surfaces and hard-to-reach areas. It is the only hand-held tool worldwide capable of generating surface preparation grades comparable to SSPC-SP 10/NACE No. 2 up to SSPC-SP 5/NACE No. 1 and a surface roughness profile of up to 4.7 mils (120 μm R z ) simultaneously achieving results comparable to abrasive blasting processes. e key feature is the accelerator bar. It temporarily halts and subsequently accelerates each bristle during rotation and causes it to increase the kinetic energy of the bristle tip impact- ing the surface. Immediately after the bristle tips strike the surface they retract providing both corrosion removal and micro-indentations that exposes a fresh surface. Industrial coatings, mill scale, protective wraps and other protective products, presenting a challenge for grinding and lesser tools, can be removed achieving a near white metal cleanliness. Depending on the area of application, the operator can choose between the Bristle Blaster® Electric weighing 4.9 lbs (2.2 kg) and the Bristle Blaster® Pneumatic weighing 2.4 lbs. (1.1 kg). e electric powered unit offers the option for applying our technology where no compressed air is available or is impractical whereas the pneumatic unit offers a lighter and more compact drive unit powered by compressed air, an advantage when MONTI Tools Inc. 10690 Shadow Wood Dr, Ste. 113 Houston, TX 77043 (832) 623-7970 email@example.com www.monti-tools.com electric is not available. e Bristle Blaster® Pneumatic also offers a surface preparation solution for use within potentially explosive environments certified with an ATEX approval (Ex || 2Gc || A T4 X) for applications in Zone 1. Applications Typical applications of the Bristle Blaster® tools include maintenance & preservation and new construction areas such as protective coating spot repairs, weld seam preparation (pre & post-weld) and corrosion management. Advantages of porta- bility, safety and environmental performance make the Bristle Blaster® a versatile solution throughout a number of industries including offshore and shipbuilding, pipeline and steel construc- tion, hydro engineering, petrochemical, protective coating and structural enhancing product applications. Company Profile: MONTI Tools Inc. SPONSORED CONTENT