The simple answer to this question is a resounding Yes, robotic abrasive blasting is faster than manual abrasive blasting. In order to understand why robotic abrasive blasting is becoming more commonplace in the industry, one must look at the many ways in which it is faster and more efficient – ultimately saving time, money and other resources.
As contractors and facility managers look for ways to save money, reduce waste, and increase worker safety on abrasive blasting projects, robotic abrasive blasting is becoming more prevalent. Robotic blasting allows for precise control, high productivity rates and reduced abrasive media consumption compared to manual blasting. In addition, robotic abrasive blasting is a safer alternative to manual blasting.