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    Carbon Steel Grit is a general-purpose abrasive used to remove thick coatings, heavy rust, and mill scale. Its angular shape cleans by aggressively cutting away at the surface leaving a uniform surface profile.

    Common Uses:

    • Railcar Manufacturing/Maintenance
    • Ship Maintenance
    • Blast Rooms
    • Wind Tower

    Physical Characteristics

    Shape: Angular
    Hardness: 40-60+ HRC
    Bulk Density: 230–275 lbs./cu.ft.
    Specific Gravity: Varies
    Free Silica: No Free Silica
    Type: Manufactured
    Recyclability: Very High
    Surface Etching: High

    Packaging Options

    Bulk Bags: 1500 | 1700 | 2000 lbs.
    Bags: 40 | 50 lbs.

    Recommended Blasting Conditions

    Nozzle Pressure: 100–125 psi
    Working Distance from Surface: 18 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.

    OSHA® Fact Sheet: Protecting Workers from the Hazards of Abrasive Blasting Materials