Glass Beads

Glass Beads


Glass Bead gently cleans metal parts without etching the surface, leaving a smooth, polished, or matte finish.

Common Uses:

  • Automotive Restoration
  • Polishing Castings
  • Stainless Steel Fabrication

Physical Characteristics

Shape: Spherical
Hardness: 5-6 Mohs
Bulk Density: 80-90 lbs./cu.ft.
Specific Gravity: 2.5 g/cc
Free Silica: No Free Silica
Type: Manufactured
Recyclability: None
Surface Etching: None

Packaging Options

Bags: 50 lbs.

Recommended Blasting Conditions

Nozzle Pressure: 40-60 psi
Working Distance from Surface: 6–36 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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