Garnet, composed of natural almandine garnet grains known for their natural hardness, durability and abrasive characteristics. Equally important, Garnet meets all OSHA requirements and achieves the highest quality of processing standards with respect to mineral purity and the stringent requirements of ISO 11126-10:2000 for chloride and free silica content.
Blast cleaning using garnet provides significantly lower dust emissions due to its inherent material toughness and rapid settling (high specific gravity) which ensures minimum disruption and danger to adjoining operations, improves operator visibility and safety and the lower dust emissions reduce cleanup after blasting.
There is almost no embedment on the substrate as the scouring action of the natural garnet grains removes all salts, corrosion and contaminants from within deeply corroded and pitted areas. It meets all international specifications for chlorides and silica (ISO 11126-10:2000).