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    Coal Slag is one of the most versatile abrasives available and is generally used for the removal of thick coatings, rust, and mill scale. It’s widely used due to its profiling ability, economic price point, and availability. This recycled product is available in a wide range of sizes based on your needs.

    Common Uses:

    • Storage Tanks, Water Towers, Ships
    • Bridges, Structural and Plate Steel
    • Ship yards, storage tanks, water towers
    • Offshore Platforms, Oil Fields

    Physical Characteristics

    Shape: Angular
    Hardness: 6.0-7.0 Mohs
    Bulk Density: 80-90 lbs./cu.ft.
    Specific Gravity: 2.0-3.0 g/cc
    Free Silica: Less than 1%
    Type: By-product
    Recyclability: None
    Surface Etching: High

    Packaging Options

    Bulk Trucks: Available
    Drums: 3000 | 4000 lbs.
    Bags: 50 | 80 | 100 lbs.

    Recommended Blasting Conditions

    Nozzle Pressure: 100–125 psi
    Working Distance from Surface: 18–36 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.

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