Garnet

Garnet is a natural sand which comes from India. It belongs to the group of garnet stones. This natural mineral has an iron content which makes it less suitable for use with stainless steel and aluminium. Garnet is hard and tough and has naturally polished edges.

Available grain sizes

(Average grain size)

120 Mesh: 0,18-0,25mm
80 Mesh: 0,18-0,35mm
30/60 Mesh: 0,20-0,60mm
20/40 Mesh: 0,50-1,00mm



Physical properties

Hardness: 7 – 8 mohs
Grain shape: angular
Melting point: approx. 1300°C
Specific gravity: approx. 3.8 – 4.3 g/cm3
Bulk density: approx. 2.2 – 2.6 g/cm³
(depending on grain size)

Typical chemical analysis

SIO2 (no free silica): 35,00%
Fe2O3: 33,00%
Al2O3: 20,00%
MgO: 6,60%
CaO: 2,35%
TiO2: 0,80%
MnO: 0,50%
 

Blasting systems

– Pressure blast systems
– Injection blast cabinets

Applications

Blast-cleaning:
– Removing coatings
– Removing rust and scale from metallic surfaces
– Cleaning pipes (inside and out)
– Removing stubborn dirt
– Cleaning facades

Other:
– Water jet cutting medium
– Roughening metallic surfaces before applying coatings (sweeping)

Packaging

25 kg sacks on pallets of up to 1 tonne

Minimum order quantity

50 kg (2 sacks)

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