Blast & Paint Shop

OTN’s Baltimore, Maryland Blast & Paint Shop specializes in media blasting & coating services for a broad spectrum of clients: industrial, military, government, research, marine, commercial and residential. The size of our facility and diversity of equipment enables the operation of many different projects simultaneously, & Shop Crews operate 24/7 when our client’s schedules dictate. Quality, Service and Safety are Shop standards and the Shop Estimators /Project Managers deliver years of experience and expertise to our clients, many of whom have become valued loyal customers.

OTN's Blast & Paint Shop delivers clients the following resources:

  • 30,000 CFM state-of-the-art Dust Collection System by Sly Industries
  • Two 50' x 20' Blast Bays with Steel Plate Flooring
  • Three Environmentally Controlled Paint Booths manufactured by Global Finishing Solutions. 
    • Booth One - 48' x 20' x 20'
    • Booth Two -16' x 25' x 16'
    • Booth Three - 12' x 25' x 16'
    • Two of the Booths are equipped with 1,000,000 BTU/hr heated Air Make-Up Units capable of reaching 150 degrees
  • 13,000 square feet of prep, mask and drying area
  • Detailed testing techniques to assure that all specifications are met
  • Lifts
    • JCB 731 Loadall - capacity 9,000 lbs.
    • Yale Forklift - capacity 30,000 lbs.
    • Bob-Cat - capacity 3,000 lbs. 
  • Flat bed truck rated at 11,000 GVW & trailers for pick-up & delivery
  • When needed, large cranes are rented and/or carrier services hired to safely pick-up, produce & deliver large scale projects


Blast Media

The Blast & Paint Shop offers a variety of blast media and your Estimator will advise you on the best for your project. Surface prep, removal of coatings, rust or corrosion is accomplished through many different methods.

  • Garnet Blasting – recyclable media that can lower the price of a larger project
  • Sponge - available in different sizes for different surface profiles, this relatively new media is environmentally friendly, recyclable & produces a minimum of dust
  • Alternative Blasting Media – Glass Bead, Walnut Shell and Soda Blasting with Baking Soda for less aggressive profile results
  • Pressure Washing

Specialty Coatings and Finishes

Coatings range in complexity from priming to multiple coat systems, tank and pipe linings. Our clients benefit from the training the Shop Crews and Superintendent receive from industry experts as new products and application techniques evolve.

  • 100% Acrylic Coatings containing zero VOC's and so environmentally friendly
  • Urethane Coatings for industrial equipment, steel & trailers
  • Organic & Inorganic Zincs for priming industrial steel & for corrosive environments
  • Epoxy Primers & Coatings
  • Enamels – commonly used for finish coats on equipment
  • Flourourethane – ultra weather protection for metallic finishes

Experience, expertise and pride of workmanship is the trademark of the OTN Blast & Paint Shop. Contact us to learn more about these shop services.

*See also: Maryland sandblasting contractor