Pinovo Circular Blasting Technology - Clean, Safe, Circular and Cost Efficient sand blasting technology that stops paint microplastic emissions
Pinovo AS's patented circular sandblasting technology stops microplastics emissions into the environment, and grit entering the workspace. Pinovo's technology also delivers superior surface quality, lengthening the asset's life, at a lower cost.
Over its normal life, paint is removed during surface treatment/maintenance. The predominant methods of surface maintenance are open grit blasting and water jet blasting. They crush old paint into microplastics, and if these microplastics are not collected (and for the most part, with the traditional systems they are not!), those paint microplastics are released into the environment. To tackle this challenge, the Pinovo system delivers a solution that removes paint and rust from corroded steel surfaces, without microplastics emissions. Inside the tools, grit hits the surface to be treated at high speed. The old paint and rust are then sucked back into the system by vacuum, and are kept in a closed loop and not released into the environment. The grit is recycled and reused 10 to 20 times. After treatment, the surface has a superior finish, and is ready for the new coating. In this way, Pinovo's circular system stops the contamination of the oceans with the paint microplastics from traditional open grit blasting and water jet blasting methods, specifically addressing the objectives of SDG14.1.
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