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Reliable, Simple to Maintain, Easy to Use Pulsar Plus Blast Cabinets

Reliable, Simple to Maintain, Easy to Use Pulsar Plus Blast Cabinets

By on Feb 8th 2024

Plus written in green with a Pulsar Plus Blast Cabinet


You spoke. We listened.

After talking with customers and distributors all over the country to understand what they need in a blast cabinet, Clemco created the Pulsar® Plus Line of Blast Cabinets. These high-production cabinets give customers what they really need:

360 degree view of tan colored blast machines
  • Reliable and consistent results.
  • Simple maintenance.
  • Ease of use.
  • Seventeen ergonomic and state-of-the-art features that boost productivity.
  • Six models to choose from: suction and pressure.
  • A detached power module that allows for flexible blast-system configurations into awkward or tight workspaces. Ideal for cell manufacturing.
  • Low cost of ownership.
  • Quick return on investment.

Clemco’s ZERO® brand Pulsar Plus Blast Cabinets have reimagined the possibilities of cabinet abrasive blasting. They make abrasive blasting with a cabinet safer, more efficient, and more profitable—while providing consistent, repeatable results that help you and your team get more jobs done on time and on budget.


Pulsar Plus Blast Cabinets: Overview of Features


Side views of Pulsar Plus Cabinets
360 degree view of a Pulsar Plus Cabinet
360 degree view of a Pulsar Plus Cabinet

Two Suction Cabinets: Pulsar Plus III-S and VI-S

Suction Cabinet Advantages

These high-production suction cabinets are designed to function with lower air volume. They are equipped with the industry-leading BNP® Blast Gun, which sets the standard for efficiency and productivity in cabinet abrasive blasting.

Specifications

  • Pulsar Plus III-S
    36”W x 35”D x 37”H
    300 CFM reclaimer and 300 CFM dust collector
  • Pulsar Plus VI-S
    50”W x 39”D x 37” H
    600 CFM reclaimer and 600 CFM dust collector



Two Speciality Suction Cabinets: Pulsar Plus 55-S and III-S6

Speciality Suction Cabinet Advantages

Pulsar Plus 55-S— The most compact Pulsar Plus Cabinet. It is fixed height and the power module is attached. Pulsar Plus III-S6— For floor plans that require a small footprint, yet the extra power of a 600 CFM reclaimer and a 600 CFM dust collector.

Specifications

  • Pulsar Plus 55-S
    42”W x 23”D x 30”H
    300 CFM reclaimer and 300 CFM dust collector
  • Pulsar Plus III-S6
    36”W x 35”D x 37”H
    600 CFM reclaimer and 600 CFM dust collector


Side views of Pulsar Plus Cabinets
Side view of a Pulsar Plus Cabinet
Side view of a Pulsar Plus Cabinet

Side views of Pulsar Plus Cabinets
Side view of a Pulsar Plus Cabinet
Side view of a Pulsar Plus Cabinet

Two Pressure Cabinets: Pulsar Plus III-P and VI-P

Pressure Cabinet Advantages

For high-production applications, pressure cabinets clean three to four times faster than suction cabinets. They require high volumes of compressed air to maintain this production rate.

Specifications

  • Pulsar Plus III-P
    36”W x 35”D x 37”H
    300 CFM reclaimer and 300 CFM dust collector
  • Pulsar Plus VI-P
    50”W x 39”D x 37” H
    600 CFM reclaimer and 600 CFM dust collector



Pulsar IX Suction and Pressure Blast Cabinets

Pulsar IX Cabinets are Clemco’s largest standard, single-chamber blast cabinets. Note that they do not have all of the standard features of a Pulsar Plus Cabinet.

Dimensions

  • Cabinet – 61″W x 57.5″D x 87″H
  • Working Chamber – 55.5″W x 50.5″ D x 45″H
  • Power Module – 50″W x 62″ D x 93”H


Suction and Pressure Blast Cabinet

3-D Suction Blast Cabinet

Pulsar 3-D Suction Blast Cabinet

For small work pieces and production parts, blasting with the Pulsar 3D leaves them with a consistent finish. This versatile cabinet is ideal for tight workspaces with intermittent blasting needs.

Dimensions

  • Total Footprint – 40.25″W x 47″D x 67.5″H
  • Working Chamber – 24″W x 18″ D x 19″H



Seventeen Ergonomic and State-of-the-Art Features

More Than Our Competitors

Chart showing the features of the pulsar plus vs compariable competitors

Ergonomic Design

Electric, Height-Adjustable Lift Legs

  • Problem: Operators frequently work in uncomfortable positions, some even standing on boxes.
  • Solution: Operators of varying heights now can work comfortably, which can improve productivity, reduce injuries, and improve work quality.
Showing height differentiation of the Pulsar Plus Cabinets

Quick-Change Glove Ports with Integrated Armrests

  • Problem: Operators prefer to have their own set of gloves; however, glove change-out time makes dedicated gloves impractical.
  • Solution: Quick-change glove ports are easy and fast to install, so operators can have a dedicated set of gloves. Integrated armrests help operators stay comfortable during long or demanding shifts.

50 Watt LED Lights

  • Problem: Poor lighting reduces visibility, which contributes to inconsistent blasting quality and decreased productivity.
  • Solution: Abundant lighting is one of the simplest fixes for improving operator efficiency. State-of-the-art, 50-watt LED lights outshine even higher-wattage florescent and incandescent lights.
Glove ports with armrests
The look of the 50 watt LED Lights

Pulsar plus controls and knobs
A person adjusting knobs on control panel

Gauges and Controls Are Simple to Monitor and Adjust

Centralized Operator Control Panel

  • Problem: Operators cannot effectively monitor a cabinet’s operations because controls and gauges are spread out, inconveniently located—or nonexistent on lower quality cabinets.
  • Solution: The panel’s centralized location lets operators know at a glance whether the cabinet is operating at peak efficiency and allows them to make immediate adjustments.

Electric Control Circuit

  • Problem: Customers often are unaware that dirty air and air leaks cause control circuit failures in their cabinets.
  • Solution: Electric controls eliminates air-related failures in control circuits. Eliminates plumbing complexity.

Safe and Efficient Reverse-Pulse Dust Collector

1-HP Exhauster Motor

  • Problem: An improperly maintained filter cartridge reduces air flow through the recovery system.
  • Solution: The 1-HP exhauster motor ensures optimal media recovery and visibility. It helps maintains an efficient, closed dust-collection system.

Timed Auto Pulse

  • Problem: The pulse frequency for cleaning dust-collector cartridges in manual-pulse cabinets is often ineffective because operators often do not actuate the pulse at appropriate intervals.
  • Solution: The filter cartridge is pulsed at timed intervals, ensuring proper cleaning of the cartridge. This maximizes filter life, helps maintain a proper media mix, and ensures consistent parts coverage and high productivity.
Close up on an exhaust motor
Close up on timer

Close up of pressure gauge
tan colored side-access door
close up of filter cartridge
Tan colored dust container with handle

Straightforward Dust-Collector Maintenance

Differential Pressure Gauge

  • Problem: Operators do not know when the dust-collector filter cartridge needs replacement.
  • Solution: In just a glance, operators can see if the cartridge needs to be replaced. A properly maintained cartridge promotes visibility in the cabinet and ensures proper media flow to the recovery system.

Side-Access Filter Cartridge Door and Twist-Lock Filter Cartridge

  • Problem: Dust collector maintenance is a low priority for many operators. The filter cartridge is difficult to access and replace.
  • Solution: Uncomplicated access speeds up routine maintenance and helps prevent accidental dust release.

6-Gallon Dust Container on Wheels with Interlock

  • Problem: The dust-collector waste container frequently is damaged or incorrectly connected.
  • Solution: Interlocks ensure the dust container is securely connected to the dust collector. This connection promotes recovery system efficiency and reduces dust in the work area.

Time-Saving Convenience and Safety

Media Load Chute

  • Problem: The area around reclaimers generally has media on the floor.
  • Solution: Simplified media loading helps eliminate waste and safety hazards caused by spilled media.

Multi-Connection Port and Adaptor

  • Problem: Installing and troubleshooting pneumatic systems is time-consuming, and can disrupt productivity.
  • Solution: A single adaptor simplifies securing electric connections between the control panel and power module. It contains all electric connections from the power module and plugs into the multi-connection port.
Open chute looking into machine
close up on eelctrical connections

Adaptable, Common-Sense Design

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Pulsar Plus Cabinets can be configured to meet your space needs.

back side of the Pulsar Plus 3 machine
side view of the Pulsar Plus 3 machine
back side of the Pulsar Plus 4 machine
side view of the Pulsar Plus 4 machine

Detached Power Module

  • Problem: Space restriction often force facilities to purchase cabinets that fit in their space restrictions, but don’t meet all of their production needs.
  • Solution: The power module’s compact design allows for flexible configuration with the blast cabinet, enabling the entire blast system to fit into awkward or tight workspaces in various work environments.

Unobstructed Access to Wear Parts

  • Problem: Difficult to reach wear components increase downtime when they need replacement.
  • Solution: Clear, quick access to common wear parts, such as the reclaimer inlet adaptor and the pulse control valve, dramatically decreases maintenance downtime.

Unobstructed Access to Components

  • Problem: Switching between different media is time-consuming.
  • Solution: Unhindered access to the metering valve, pulse-pressure regulator, pulse timer, and outlet damper simplifies Pulsar Plus Cabinets’ capability to adapt to different media.

Videos

Pulsar Plus Suction Blast Cabinets: Setup Guide

Pulsar Plus Pressure Blast Cabinets: Setup Guide


Abrasive blasting (formerly known as sandblasting) also is called grit blasting, bead blasting, media blasting, soda blasting, dry blasting, sponge blasting, shot blasting, and shot peening. However, sand should never be used when abrasive blasting because breathing abrasive containing crystalline (free) silica can lead to serious or fatal lung disease.

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