FAQ’s & Troubleshooting

Do Bristle Blaster Belts work on other tools?
  • No! Bristle Blaster® Belts can only be used on MONTI’s Bristle Blaster® Pneumatic and Electric drive units. These drive units are equipped with an Accelerator Bar that increases the kinetic energy of the bristles many times over. What’s more, they are specially matched in respect of speed and torque for use with Bristle Blaster® Belts. Bristle Blaster® Belts only produce the desired results when used with the Bristle Blaster® drive units.
Why has the Bristle Blaster Belt band torn / wires breaking?
  • If a Bristle Blaster® Belt tears at the seam or wires break excessively, it may be that the adapter has worn. Over time the leading edge of the adapter wear and forms three distinct sharp grooves. These sharp edges can cut the seam and destroy the belt. Similarly, the sharp edges can severe wires in the belt. Consequently, an adapter system should be replaced after approximately 50 operating hours.
What is the difference between a Bristle Blaster and a MBX?
  • Bristle Blaster® and MBX® make use of two different technologies and are not compatible with one another.The patented Bristle Blaster® is capable of removing corrosion and coatings quickly and thoroughly. At the same time, it creates surface preparation grades comparable with Sa 2½ – Sa 3 and roughness levels of up to 120 µm Rz on appropriate steel surfaces.The MBX® has been designed for use in automobile workshops and paint shops. Its wide range of belts caters for different tasks, such as removing underseal, sealants, rust and paint from bodywork.
Why should I use the air regulators with the Pneumatic Bristle Blaster?
  • The Air Pressure Regulators supplied with the set regulate the optimum operating pressure and therefore the rotational speed of the Bristle Blaster®. If this speed is too fast, the individual bristle tips cannot strike the base material properly: All they do is scrape across the surface and they fail to generate the necessary surface roughness. The Air Pressure Regulators included in the scope of delivery of the Bristle Blaster® Pneumatic guarantee the ideal operating pressure for our technology: 6.2 bar for 23 mm belts and 5.2 bar for 11 mm belts.
How do I use the Bristle Blaster?

Please watch the instructional video in the video page to learn the basic operating principals of the Bristle Blaster®

What materials can the Bristle Blaster be used on?

Carbon Steel

Stainless steel

Concrete

Aluminium

Galvanized surfaces