Is the Harbor Freight Sand Blaster Worth $100?

Harbor Freight Central Pneumatic Benchtop Media Blast Cabinet Item 62454

This video covers the entire process of removing rust from a 20-year-old, rust-covered sway bar bracket.

Let’s see how well the $100 Harbor Freight Sand Blaster can bring it back to life. See ‘Best Modifications’ for this blasting cabinet below…

Harbor Freight Blasting Cabinet ~ Best Modifications

Harbor Freight Blasting Cabinet ~ Product Information

This compact benchtop blast cabinet makes it easy to remove paint, rust, and other debris from small parts and workpieces.

The fully enclosed design of this benchtop abrasive blaster keeps all abrasive media safely contained inside.

The side door opening allows loading of bigger workpieces. Large 16-1/2 in. high work area is ideal for working with larger pieces.

Includes abrasive gun with ceramic nozzles, hose and 24 in. long rubber gloves.

  • Dust collection ready
  • Abrasive capacity: 30 lbs
  • 10 CFM @ 100 PSI
  • Requires 1 HP or larger compressor
  • 3/8 in. supply hose is sold separately


NameBenchtop Blast Cabinet
BrandCentral Pneumatic®
Abrasive media capacity30 lbs.
Average air consumption10 CFM @ 100 PSI
MaterialSheet Metal
Maximum pressure125 PSI
Working pressure100 PSI
Air inlet size1/4 in. NPT
Main door dimensions16 in. W x 15-1/4 in. H
Product Height28 in.
Product Length26 in.
Product Width18 in.
Shipping Weight55.60 lbs.
Window dimensions22-1/2 in. W X 10-1/2 in. H
Accessories Includedhose and gloves
Door opening16 in. W X 15-1/4 in. H

Click here to Download the Manual for the 62454 Abrasive Blast Cabinet

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Manufacturer Warranty — We guarantee this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship 90 days from the date of purchase. Limitations apply.