Tool Training: Media Blasting ("Sand-Blasting" Cabinet)

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Tool Training: Media Blasting ("Sand-Blasting" Cabinet)

Media blasting, or "sandblasting". This 1 hour course will teach you how to use our media blast cabinet safely and efficiently.

By Technocopia

When and where

Date and time

February 28, 2022 · 7pm - May 22 · 8pm EST


Technocopia 44 Portland St Sixth Floor Worcester, MA 01608

Refund Policy

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About this event

This course will cover

  • Safety precautions
  • Material preparation
  • Media types and selection
  • Changing media (collection and loading)
  • Air compressor operation
  • Dust collection operation and maintenance
  • Nozzle inspection and use
  • Shop protocols and policies

Additional Information

  • Please visit for more information about getting to and parking around Technocopia.
  • If you would like to take this class but are not available at the listed times, this class may also be scheduled separately by contacting the instructor at
  • Successful completion of this course will result in certification of Technocopia members to free use of the tools directly covered in the course. Non-members who complete this course will be eligible to participate in future project-based classes which require these tools.
  • This class is only available to students aged 18 or over.

About This Instructor

Joe Bieniecki is a retired logistics and warehousing operations manager. Joe has been an active member of Technocopia since 2017. His family operated an industrial metal finishing company for over 60 years and Joe has continued to use the tools of that trade in his personal hobbies for over 30 years.

About the organizer

Organized by

Technocopia is a non-profit makerspace located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Our 11,000 sq. ft. facility offers common work space, rental bays, and a variety of tools for artisans to create and work with. We also host training classes and workshops which make use of our shared work areas including: a complete wood shop, metal shop, 3d printer station, electronics bay, glass flameworking shop, classroom, design studio, and our CNC mill and laser cutter shop! Every Thursday night we are open to the public for our Open Hacks and Crafts event.

$40 – $46