Coal Slag

Coal Slag


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.

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