Wet blasting is generally considered safer than dry blasting because it reduces the amount of dust and airborne particles that are generated during the blasting process. Wet blasting involves using water and an abrasive media to clean or prepare a surface, whereas dry blasting uses only an abrasive media.
The use of water in helps to suppress dust and airborne particles that can be harmful to workers and the environment. Wet blasting also reduces the risk of heat build-up on the surface being blasted, which can occur with dry blasting and potentially lead to warping or other damage.
In addition to being safer, wet blasting can also be more effective than dry blasting in certain applications. Wet blasting can provide a more consistent finish and can be used on a wider variety of surfaces without causing damage.
It is important to note, however, that there are still risks associated with wet blasting, and appropriate safety measures must be taken to protect workers and the environment. Personal protective equipment, proper ventilation, and appropriate training are all important factors in ensuring the safe use of wet blasting equipment.