Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide

Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide

Description:

Aluminum Oxide is used when an application is sensitive to rusting caused by ferric contamination and requires an extremely aggressive, hard abrasive.

Common Uses:

  • Stainless Steel Fabrication
  • Internal Pipe Blasting
  • Precision Aviation and Turbine Blasting

Physical Characteristics

Shape: Angular
Hardness: 8-9 Mohs
Bulk Density: 105-125 lbs./cu.ft.
Specific Gravity: 3.8 g/cc
Free Silica: Less than 1%
Type: Manufactured
Recyclability: High
Surface Etching: High

Packaging Options

Bulk Bags: 2,000 lbs.
Drums: 400 lbs.
Bags: 50 lbs.

Recommended Blasting Conditions

Nozzle Pressure: 80–110 psi
Working Distance from Surface: 6–36 inches

Inhaling dusts from abrasive blasting may result in serious injury, disease, or death.
According to OSHA, only a Type CE NIOSH-certified blasting airline respirator with positive pressure blasting helmet should be used for abrasive blasting.

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