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Aluminum Oxide Blast Media

Brown Aluminum Oxide Blast Media

  • Brown Aluminum Oxide Blast Media is among the Hardest Abrasive available (only Diamond is harder)
  • Recycle 4 to 7 times
  • New and coated steel
  • Environmentally Friendly Abrasive
  • No detectable silica
  • Extremely low dust
  • Very low consumption rate on new steel (~ 1 to 2 lbs/sq. ft. at 110psi Nozzle)
  • Low embedment
  • Available in 50 & 400 lb Fiber Drums & 2000 lb Bulk Bags
  • Tech Data Sheet (PDF)
  • SDS (PDF)

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Abrasive Type: Aluminum Oxide
Shape: Angular/Sharp
Bulk Density (lbs/cu.ft.): 115 to125 lbs/cu.ft.
Specific Gravity: 3.9 g/cc
MOH Hardness: 9
Crystalline Silica Content: None Detectable
Potential for Embedment: Very Low (~1%)
Dust Levels: Very Low
Abrasive Fracture Potential: Very Low
Chloride Content:  ~ 0 ppm
SSPC SP-10 Near White
(over new steel Rust Grade A/B)
Production Rate (sf/hr): 500+ sf/hr
Consumption Rate (lbs/hr): 400 lbs/hr
Consumption Rate (lbs/sf): 1 to 2 lbs/sf
# of Recycles: 4 to 7
Material Cost per sf :
w/o Recycles (StL)
Material Cost per sf:
w/ Recycles (StL)
Cost per Ton (FTL to StL): $1200
(Freight ~$85/ton)
QPL (< 1% Silica & < 3% Cl): MIL-A-22262 (SH)
Disposal Cost per Ton: ~$110/ton
Color: Brown/Gray