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Pangborn Continuous
Barrel Machine

The Pangborn Continuous Barrel Machine line is a reliable and cost-effective solution for automatic handling of heavy duty mixed work piece loads or when customers have a large and continuous flow of work to be cleaned.

Blast cleaning cycles are fully adjustable with programs to modify process parameters (including abrasive flow and passage speed) depending on the needs of the line or the work pieces. Pangborn offers a variety of barrel sizes to accommodate a wide range of work piece sizes being blasted. The Continuous Barrel Machine can blast up to 37 tons of per hour. Several loading and unloading solutions are available.

Finishing Process & Applications

  • Blasting and sand removal
  • Ferrous and non-ferrous pieces including manifolds, cylinder sleeves, connecting rods, cams & pistons and pipe fittings
  • Hot work pieces up to 250F (121C)
  • Heavy duty foundry work pieces


  • TR (TR2-9, TR3-11, TR4-11, TR6-13, TR6-16, TR6-18)
  • GR (2GR-3, 3GR-3, 4GR-4, 5GR-4)
  • GT
  • GO
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Pangborn Continuous Barrel Machine Features and Benefits

General Features and Benefits

P-41 Alloy and Steel Construction for:

  • Enhanced durability
  • Machine longevity

Genesis Wheel Technology:

  • Better abrasive control and improved flow boosts machine performance and productivity
  • Enhanced durability and longevity
  • Ease of maintenance
  • High/Low/Variable speed options for flexibility and precision

High Efficiency Separator:

  • Consistent blast quality and abrasive flow for a better finished product and more efficient operations
  • Optimized contaminant removal
  • Paint savings
  • Better abrasive life for cost savings

Electronics Package:

  • Multiple package options to meet your needs (Basic, PLC/Touch Screen, PC based)
  • Remote connectivity for easier and more efficient troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Back office integration and data collections for improved operations

Machine Specific Features

  • Continuous processing for efficient product flow through the cleaning process
  • Wide range of processing capability for both small and large parts
  • Tumble or rocker motion
  • Variable feed rates
  • Easy work piece loading and unloading
  • Barrel diameters 3’0″ – 7’6″ (900 mm – 2300 mm)
  • Output capacity rates ranging from a few tons to 37 tons per hour
  • Adjustable tilt angle, dwell and cycle rate to meet a wide range of cleaning and throughput needs (GR models)
  • Heavy duty slat conveyor, with automatic speed control (TR models)

Pangborn Continuous Barrel Machine Options

Standard Options

  • Magnetic separator
  • Separator on the Floor (SOFO)- Low headroom designs
  • Work handling fixtures
  • Split elevators
  • Hydraulics package
  • Shaker conveyor reclaim system
  • Automatic abrasive replenisher
  • 2 piece scalping drum
  • Dust collector (integral or external)
  • Magna Valves
  • Special Paint

Machine Specific Options

  • Up to 9 Genesis Blast Wheels
  • Infeed and discharge conveyors
  • Variable angle rocker drum
  • Spiral discharge
  • Spiral or chute infeed

The Pangborn Continuous Barrel Machine is an ideal solution for high rate situations demanding an efficient production line without an operator.

General Benefits From Pangborn Blasting Systems

Customers of Pangborn’s surface preparation machines enjoy high quality, cost effective, operationally efficient shot blasting machines.

  • Improved production quality, volume, and speed with high volume single pass through or batch cycles that can be integrated into your production line
  • Elimination of multiple blast cycles, excessive abrasive consumption, and repeated maintenance
  • Increased production up-time as a result of easy installation, user-friendly operations, quick maintenance, and machine longevity
  • Flexibility where it matters, precision where it counts
  • Work piece appropriate handling
    • Batch or continuous processing
    • Rugged for heavy duty work
    • Smooth and shockless for fragile work

Features and options may vary by model and/or configuration. Speak with your Pangborn representative to learn more.

Pangborn: Making an Impact
A Leader in the Shot Blasting Solutions

Pangborn provides superior shot blasting equipment and surface preparation solutions. Our sales, engineering, and service teams design best-in-class solutions, parts, and service that help our customers drive operational excellence, realize improved total cost of ownership, and increased profitability.

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