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Glass Bead blasting Media

Glass Bead Blasting Media

Glass bead blasting media is a spherical shaped abrasive used to achieve a bright finish and, in certain applications a satin-like finish can be achieved. It is available in an assortment of sizes for applications that range from blasting, cleaning, peening, deburring, metal finishing, as well military spec peening beads (AMS2431/6C).

Benefits of Glass Beads:

  • Minimal Metal Removal
  • Reduce Contaminants & Disposal Costs
  • Bright Surface Finish

Typical Properties:

  • Hardness (Knoop): 515
  • Density: 2.5 g/cc
  • Specific Gravity: 2.45-2.50
  • Free Silica Content: 0%

Standard Abrasive Sizes Available – Contact sales for special sizing requests

Blasting Applications:

  • Surface Cleaning
  • Surface Finishing
  • Deburring
  • Peening

Need help deciding which sandblasting media to use? View this Blast Media chart to find the most effective media for your application!

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