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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
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  • SDS (PDF)

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Powerblast XC Staurolite

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)
Material Cost per sf:
w/ Recycles (StL)
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