GLASS BEADS

One Minerals glass beads are particularly suitable for blasting softer metals. It does not cause damage to the surface, and the blasting results in a shiny and polished surface.

Product code: OM-GB

Description

In the production of glass beads, soda-lime glass is crushed and pre-sifted. The crushed glass is then shaped into beads by means of a heat stream in a furnace. Glass beads are a mineral blasting medium.

 

GLASS - SANDBLASTING - GLASS BEADS
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TYPICAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
SiO₂70,00 - 75,00%
Na₂O12,00 - 15,00%
CaO7,00 - 12,00%
MgOmax. 5,00%
K₂Omax. 1,50%
Fe₂O₃max. 0,50%
TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Hardness6 mohs
Grain shapeSpherical
Specific gravityApprox. 2,5 g/m³
Bulk density (Dependent upon granular size)Approx. 1,5 - 1,6 g/m³
PACKAGING
25 kg paper or plastic bags on pallet up to 1 ton
1 ton loose in bulk bag
Other packaging available upon request
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Applications

  • Reusable abrasive
  • Polishing
  • Compacting
  • Blast-cleaning
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Blasting Systems

  • Pressure blast systems
  • Injection blast cabinets
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