Tradequip Glass Bead Blasting Media Abrasive 25kg Bag 3025T

SKU: 3025T

$110

Tradequip Glass Bead Blasting Media Abrasive 25kg Bag 3025T

The TradeQuip "Made for the Trade" Glass Bead Blasting Media Abrasive is designed for use in conjunction with our Mobile Blasting Kits and Blasting Cabinets. 

Glass beads are used for general cleaning, peening and cosmetic finishing of sensitive metal surfaces; removing automotive paint; brightening grout and removing fungus and calcium deposits from tile; polishing cast iron, stainless steel, aluminium, propellers and turbine blades. Glass Beads are environmentally friendly and can be used in many blast applications to provide a finish with no profile. Use while working with metal, plastic or rubber materials to clean, debur and finish

It has been specified for use with TradeQuip "Made for the Trade" blasting equipment

Features

  • Ideal for cosmetic finishing of sensitive materials
  • Low consumption rate
  • Can be recycled
  • No contamination of metal being treated
  • Broad range of applications
  • Used for general maintenance and cleaning
  • Ideal for tile cleaning and brightening grout
  • Widely used for car panel sandblasting, machinery cleaning, parts restoration 

Specifications

  • Mesh: 106/300 Micron
  • Shape: Rounded
  • Hardness: 5.5 - 6.0 MOHS
  • Density: 2.5 SG
  • Weight: 25kg

      Blasting Media Guide

      Abrasive blasting has been used for many years to clean and remove rust, paint and corrosion. There are many types of abrasive media available, the most common being Garnet, Steel Grit and Glass Bead. These media have an aggressive cut and can rapidly remove paint and rust. However, they can also generate significant heat, potentially resulting in warped metal and etched surfaces, and they cannot be used on fiberglass. Also, chrome, plastic, rubber, trim, and other parts must be removed from a work surface or masked-off before blasting.

      Alternatively, less-aggressive media, such as Walnut Shell, will do a great job at removing paint. Walnut Shell does not generate as much heat as other media, and can be used on sheet metal and fiberglass without damaging the base material. However, Walnut Shell as with any abrasive media, will require more clean-up as it leaves particles in the car body's seams and crevices that can be difficult to completely remove.

      Soda blasting media has non abrasive properties which makes it a very universal blasting media which can be applied to lighter materials such as aluminium, plastic, fibreglass, wood etc. Soda Blasting does not damage glass, rubber, chrome items if they are left on a vehicle for blasting.

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