Stainless Steel Grit
Transmet’s Stainless Steel Grit is the #1 alternative to substances like Aluminum Oxide, Silicon Carbide, Copper Slag, and Garnet. You can deliver more energy to parts being cleaned, but in safer fashion.
Thanks to its enviable properties that include high hardness, angular shape, and high bulk density, Stainless Steel Grit helps deliver the most consistently smooth surface profile without harmful ferrous contamination.
Stainless Steel Grit vs Other Media
Transmet’s Stainless Steel Grit routinely outperforms other media in the areas of durability, resistance to fracture, and cleaning speed. Lifetime endurance is 30x greater than aluminum oxide, 50x greater than glass bead, and 60x greater than garnet!
Applications for Transmet’s Stainless Steel Grit
Surface finishing of non-ferrous components
Surface preparation prior to paint or coating
Removal of ceramic from investment castings
Descaling of non-ferrous heat treat parts
Cleaning and debluing of welded joints
Etching of plastic components prior to bonding
Anchor profiling for paint and powder coat adhesion
Stainless Steel Grit Product Specifications
The improvements in durability and resistance to fracture make Stainless Steel Grit a more operator-friendly media to blast with. The picture below compares the operator’s view after just 40 seconds of blasting with Aluminum Oxide to 4 minutes of blasting with Stainless Steel Grit.
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Standard packaging for SSG products is 55 lb. bags.
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