Shot Blasting is a method used to clean, strengthen or polish metal. Small particles are applied under pressure, abrading dirt and rust from the surface. Shot blasting is used in almost every industry that uses metal, including aerospace, automotive, construction, foundry, shipbuilding, rail, and many others. Shot Blasting is a method of preparing steelwork for a protective coating to be applied. Abrasive blasting / shot blasting is where abrasive material is propelled against a surface under high pressure to smooth out a rough surface, give texture to a surface, shape a surface, or remove surface contaminants.