Preparing a metal surface – or any surface – for a high quality finish requires a thorough cleaning process as the first step.

Cleaning services at Trans-Acc include removal of paint, powder coating, rust, scale, grease or other surface conditions affecting the surface our customers want cleaned. Trans-Acc surface cleaning capabilities encompass both chemical, high-pressure washing along with aluminum oxide and steel shot blasting techniques.

Because providing a finished product of the highest quality is always our goal, Trans-Acc performs thorough quality inspection of every single part after the cleaning services has been completed. We provide metal surface cleaning services to customers requesting one of our coating services, or as a stand-alone service.

Capabilities

Cleaning Services

Alkaline Cleaning
Chemical Washing
Degreasing
Mechanical or Abrasive Cleaning
Pressure / Spray Washing
Scale Removal

Scrub Tank / Immersion Washing
Solvent Cleaning by Immersion, Spray, or Vapor
Stripping / Coating Removal – Powder Coating & Paint Stripping

Abrasive Media Used

Aluminum Oxide
Steel Shot

Quality Certification and Compliance

ISO: 9001 Certified
EPA ISO: 14001 Compliant
OHSA ISO: 45001 Compliant

Testing Methods

Blast Profile
Water Brake Tests

Steel Structures Painting Council (SSPC) – NACE

SP-1

Solvent Clean

SP-2

Hand Tool Clean

SP-3

Power Tool Clean

SP-5

White Metal Blast Cleaning
NACE: No.1
SWEDISH: Sa.3

SP-6

Commercial Blast Cleaning
NACE: No.3
SWEDISH: Sa.2

SP-7

Brush-Off Blast Cleaning
NACE: No.4
SWEDISH: Sa.1

SP-8

Pickling

SP-9

Weathering Followed by Blast Cleaning

SP-10

Near White Blast Cleaning
NACE: No.2
SWEDISH: Sa 2.5

TT-C-490E

Method I

Mechanical or Abrasive Cleaning

Method II

Solvent Cleaning by Immersion, Spray, or Vapor

Method III

Hot Alkaline Cleaning by Immersion, Spray, or Electrolytic Methods

Additional Information

Acceptable File Formats

AutoCAD “DWG” files
Excel Spread Sheets
PDF Files
Word Documents

Industries Served

Aerospace
Automotive
Commercial
Defense
Medical

Shipping & Packaging

Pickup & Delivery

Special Packaging, As Required

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