Who uses shot blasting?

Shot blasting is used in almost ever industry that uses metal. Alloy Heat Treatment carry out this or customers mainly from the automotive and engineering industry. AHT only Shot blast’s aluminium alloys to ensure no cross contamination.

What is shot blasting?

Shot blasting is a method used to clean, strengthen or polish metal.


AHT has onsite facilities that can accommodate a maximum product size of 2600mm (H) x 1600mm (W) x 1600mm (D) and a maximum product weight of 800kg.

When is this process used?

This process can be carried out as a stand-alone service or an auxiliary process post heat treatment with rapid turn around times available.

Why is this used?

AHT uses CHROME 40 grade stainless steel blasting media to produce a “uniform” “silver grey” appearance for aluminium products, suitable for an instant cosmetic perspective or coating adhesion.