Aluminum Oxide is used when an application is sensitive to rusting caused by ferric contamination and requires an extremely aggressive, hard abrasive.
- Stainless Steel Fabrication
- Internal Pipe Blasting
- Precision Aviation and Turbine Blasting
Hardness: 8-9 Mohs
Bulk Density: 105-125 lbs./cu.ft.
Specific Gravity: 3.8 g/cc
Free Silica: Less than 1%
Surface Etching: High
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.