Why IST?

IST is a leading manufacturer of industrial equipment and machines, designing innovative solutions for customers operating in a broad range of industries including aerospace, military, automotive and transportation, construction, metal transformation and manufacturing, energy and general manufacturing.

Over 40 years of experience

Since 1978, IST has built its reputation on designing and manufacturing reliable, robust equipment that stands up to the rigours of harsh industrial environments. Over the years, IST has designed and made superior quality automated pneumatic sandblast systems, including custom designed machines for all types of surface treatment requirements: from continuous or intermittent turntable cabinets to machines with computer controls developed specifically for unique production processes. American aeronautic manufacturers recognize IST for our commitment to quality, and all of our products, including portable sandblasters, sandblasting cabinets, abrasive blast rooms and recovery systems, are backed by the IST industrial guarantee.

Our product lines

We manufacture standard and custom engineered air powered surface treatment equipment under the registered trademark ISTblast, including portable sandblasters, sandblasting cabinets and sandblasting rooms, automated surface treatment and finishing treatment systems.

We also manufacture solvent recycling technologies and washing equipment under the registered trademark ISTpure, including solvent recyclers, aqueous and ultrasonic cleaning systems, industrial aqueous part washers, solvent-free part washers and metal-part cleaning equipment.

IST Surface also offers multidisciplinary engineering and contract manufacturing services, including electrical, mechanical and computer-aided design (CAD) and prototyping.

Our brands

Equipment & supplies

Industrial parts
washers & solvent recyclers


Our services

Engineering Services

Behind our products, IST Surface is first and foremost a team of highly skilled engineers and designers dedicated to designing the most advanced and reliable systems to address our customers’ issues in an array of industrial processes. We design standard low-cost systems as well as custom solutions to provide the ideal equipment to overcome any industrial challenge.


Installation & Training

At IST Surface, we are committed to making the purchase and implementation of your equipment a stress-free process. That’s why we offer turnkey solutions for installing your new equipment and training your staff to make sure they use and maintain your system in optimal conditions. We offer different levels of installation service, from full installation by our team of dedicated experts, to remote assistance for your own workforce if you prefer to handle installation yourself.


Repair & Maintenance

IST Surface offers a complete range of services to support our products and projects, from preventative maintenance to full calibration, cleaning and repair. We also provide a Preventative Maintenance Schedule Workbook including maintenance routines and parts list to help you maintain your equipment on your own. We are here to help you focus on your business and make the best use of your system. Browse below to find your best option for requesting support for your IST system.


Innovation & R&D

At IST Surface, Research, Development (R&D) and Innovation are part of our culture and philosophy. We strive every day to improve our products and design technologies that make our systems more productive and user-friendly. We are dedicated to helping businesses be more productive or simply face their daily challenges by designing innovative solutions at reasonable costs. We apply these guiding principles not only in designing new systems, but also in developing add-ons and equipment upgrades to keep our current products up-to-date.


Contract Manufacturing

Let us be your manufacturing partner for your private-label or exclusive line of products. We have a multidisciplinary team dedicated to your success with over 35 years of experience in product design and manufacturing.


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