Blasting Abrasives

Aluminum Oxide Brown/White

White aluminum oxide media blasting abrasive

  • Mohs Hardness: 9.0
  • Bulk Density: 125 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 12 - 325
  • Reusability: Good

Glass Bead

Glass bead media blasting abrasive

  • Mohs Hardness: 5.5 - 6.0
  • Bulk Density: 85-90 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 10 - 400
  • Reusability: Good

Garnet

Garnet media blasting abrasive

  • Mohs Hardness: 7.0
  • Bulk Density: 130-145 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 8 - 300
  • Reusability: Poor

Steel Shot

Steel shot media blast (shotpeening) media

  • Mohs Hardness: 8.0
  • Bulk Density: 280 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 8 - 200
  • Reusability: Excellent

Silicon Carbide

Silicon carbide media blasting abrasive

  • Mohs Hardness: 9.5
  • Bulk Density: 110 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 12 - 325
  • Reusability: Good

Organics

walnut shell or corn cob media blasting abrasive

  • Mohs Hardness: 2.0 - 4.5
  • Bulk Density: 35 - 45 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 8 -80
  • Reusability: Fair

Zinc Cut Wire

.057" zinc cut wire for media blasting

  • Mohs Hardness: 2.5
  • Bulk Density: 250 lbs/ft³
  • Size: 0.6mm to 1.6mm
  • Reusability: Great

Mineral Blast

  • Mohs Hardness: 7.0
  • Bulk Density: 130 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 10-40 mix (one size only)
  • Reusability: Poor

Plastic

  • Mohs Hardness: 3.0 - 4.0
  • Bulk Density: 45-60 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 12 - 80
  • Reusability: Good

Carbon Dioxide/Dry Ice

  • Mohs Hardness: 2.0 - 3.0
  • Bulk Density: N/A
  • Size: 6mm pellets or block
  • Reusability: N/A

OliMag/Jet Mag

JetMag abrasive blasting media

Mohs Hardness: 7.0 - 7.5

Bulk Density: 80 lbs/ft³

Mesh Size: 16 - 70

Reusability: Poor to Fair

Coal Slag

  • Mohs Hardness: 7.0 - 7.5
  • Bulk Density: 85 - 110 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 8 - 80
  • Reusability: Poor

Steel Grit

Steel grit blasting media

  • Mohs Hardness: 8.0
  • Bulk Density: 230 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 10 - 325
  • Reusability: Excellent

Blends

  • Typically aluminum oxide and glass bead
  • Wide variety of blends available
  • Hardness, Density and Sizes are variable based on desired ratios

Crushed Glass

Crushed glass abrasive blasting media

  • Mohs Hardness: 5.5 - 6.0
  • Bulk Density: 85 - 90 lbs/ft³
  • Mesh Size: 10 - 325
  • Reusability: Poor

Soda

Soda blasting media

  • Mohs Hardness:
  • Bulk Density:
  • Mesh Size:
  • Reusability: Poor

Steel Cut Wire

Stainless or Stnd. cut wire

  • Mohs Hardness: 8.0
  • Bulk Density: 280lbs/ft
  • Mesh Size:
  • Reusability: Excellent
  • Available in as-cut or conditioned
  • Standard or Stainless Steel

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