STEEL GRIT, CARBON
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.
- Railcar Manufacturing/Maintenance
- Ship Maintenance
- Blast Rooms
- Wind Tower
Hardness: 40-60+ HRC
Bulk Density: 230–275 lbs./cu.ft.
Specific Gravity: Varies
Free Silica: No Free Silica
Recyclability: Very High
Surface Etching: High
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