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Powerblast XC Staurolite

Why Powerblast XC Staurolite? It has a very low consumption rate on new steel and its is great for wet abrasive blasting or waterjet cutting.

Powerblast XC Staurolite

Powerblast XC is processed staurolite mineral and utilized for dry abrasive blasting, wet abrasive blasting, or waterjet cutting.
  • Highest production rate on new steel (best on new or uncoated steel)
  • Extremely low dust
  • Superb visibility
  • Lowest consumption rate on new steel (~1 to 2 lbs/sq. ft.)
  • Very, very low embedment
  • Recycle 3 to 4 times
  • Available in 55 lb bags, 3000 lb super sack, and bulk
  • Tech Data Sheet (PDF)
  • SDS (PDF)
Please contact call us at 314-241-5333 for additional information.
Technical data
  • Abrasive Type
    Staurolite
  • Shape
    Rounded/Subangular
  • Bulk Density (lbs/cu.ft.)
    130 lbs
  • Specific Gravity
    3.7
  • MOH Hardness
    7 to 7.5
  • Crystalline Silica Content
    < 1%
  • Potential for Embedment
    Very Low (< 3%)
  • Dust Levels
    Very Low
  • Abrasive Fracture Potential
    Low
  • Chloride Content
    1 ppm
  • —SSPC SP-10 Near White (over new steel Rust Grade A/B)
    -
  • Production Rate (sf/hr)
    400 – 500 sf/hr
  • Consumption Rate (lbs/hr)
    425 lbs/hr
  • Consumption Rate (lbs/sf)
    1 to 2 lbs/sf
  • # of Recycles
    3 to 4
  • Material Cost per sf : w/o Recycles (StL)
    $0.72/sf
  • Material Cost per sf: w/ Recycles (StL)
    $0.37/sf
  • Cost per Ton (FTL to StL)
    $480 (Freight $85)
  • QPL (< 1% Silica & < 3% Cl)
    MIL-A-22262 (SH)
  • Disposal Cost per Ton
    $100/ton
  • Color
    Dark Brown

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