Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide

Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide


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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