Definition - What does Wheelabrator mean?

Wheelabrator refers to an industrial technology corporation that provides widespread shot blasting services and products. Shot blasting is characterized by forcibly propelling a stream of abrasive material against a surface using high-pressure air through a nozzle. It can be used to prevent the initiation of corrosion due to debris accumulation and to prepare metallic surfaces for coatings.

Corrosionpedia explains Wheelabrator

Wheelabrator provides a wide range of services in the oil & gas and pipelines industry. Some of these include:

  • Wheel blasting
  • Air blasting
  • Chemical treatment of pipes, rods and bars
  • Shot peening of sucker rods

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