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Garnet Abrasive

Why Garnet Blast Media? It is has a high speed, low dust, and one of the lowest consumption rates among others!

Garnet Blast Media/Abrasive Details

Garnet Blast Media/Abrasive is one of the very best abrasive options for many blast shop operations. Some of the benefits are listed below. High Speed, very Low Dust and the lowest Consumption rate compared to conventional abrasives highlight the advantageous of Garnet.  Some of the other benefits are listed below.
  • Extremely hard (8 MOH Hardness) blast abrasive
  • Very low dust generation
  • Recyclable up to 5 times
  • Used for Dry Blasting, Slurry Blasting, and predominately the predominate media for Waterjet
  • Available in grit sizes of including 80 & 30x60 to #120 (2-4 mil profile)
  • Lower consumption rates as compared to conventional abrasives
  • By recycling and lowering lbs/sq.ft. consumed, greatly reduces abrasive cost and waste
  • < .5% Free Silica
  • Available in 50 lb bags and 2000 lb Super Sacks
  • Very high density - 145 lbs/cu. ft.
  • Tech support, technical data sheets and SDS available from TCR Blast Abrasives
  • Meets MIL-A-22262B(SH) and approved for NAVSEA and Department of Defense
  • Tech Data Sheet (PDF)
  • SDS (PDF)
Please contact us or call us at 314-241-5333 for additional information on garnet blast media and to obtain a price for you application.
Technical data
  • Abrasive Type
    Garnet
  • Shape
    Angular to Subangular
  • Bulk Density (lbs/cu.ft.)
    145 lbs
  • Specific Gravity
    4.1 g/cu.cm.
  • MOH Hardness
    7.5 to 8
  • Crystalline Silica Content
    < 0.5%
  • Potential for Embedment
    Very Very Low (< 1%)
  • Dust Levels
    Very Low
  • Abrasive Fracture Potential
    Low
  • Chloride Content
    0 to 15 ppm
  • —SSPC SP-10 Near White (over new steel Rust Grade A/B)
    -
  • Production Rate (sf/hr)
    405 sf/hr
  • Consumption Rate (lbs/hr)
    475 lbs/hr
  • Consumption Rate (lbs/sf)
    1 to 2 lbs/sf
  • # of Recycles:
    3 to 5
  • Material Cost per sf : w/o Recycles (StL)
    $0.46/sf
  • Material Cost per sf: w/ Recycles (StL)
    $0.38/sf
  • (Garnet abrasive price) Cost per Ton (FTL to StL)
    $620 (Freight $95)
  • QPL (< 1% Silica & < 3% Cl)
    MIL-A-22262 (SH)
  • Disposal Cost per Ton
    $100/ton
  • Color
    Dark Red to Pink

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