Carbon Steel Grit

Carbon Steel Grit


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.

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