Category Archive: Abrasives

Glass Bead vs. Aluminum Oxide Abrasives

The abrasive you choose for your surface preparation project will dramatically impact the final finish and appearance of your product, as well as the efficiency and cost of your project. Two common abrasives, glass bead and aluminum oxide abrasives, offer different results and have optimal uses in different applications. Read on to learn more about […]

A Brief Intro to Steel Abrasives

Steel abrasives are a type of media used in blasting equipment. They are available in two forms: shot and grit. Steel shot consists of spherically shaped particles, while sheet grit consists of irregularly shaped particles. They can be used to remove unwanted materials (e.g., rust, paint, and scale) from the surface of a workpiece, to […]