Metaxas & Sins - IKARUS Integrated Amplifier - bead blasting

Here, Nick demonstrates the art of delicately "glass bead blasting" the CNC machined IKARUS integrated amplifier case. Tiny glass spheres are pushed out of a nozzle at high speed to bombard the aluminium surface. The process takes about 30-40 minutes per amplifier case.

The next step is anodizing [which can be any colour the customer wishes, with matching or contrasting hardware].