garnet sand - sandblasting classic
Garnet sand is used frequently and in a variety of ways as a classic blasting abrasive. Garnet sand is one of the most cost effective and uncomplicated blasting abrasives. It consists of crushed rock and due to its edged surface it has strong abrasive properties. Materials such as metals, facades and natural stone are mainly sandblasted with garnet sand. Both compressed air systems and dry and wet blasting processes are used. The removal of rust is just as possible as the removal of dirt, coating or paint. Garnet sand is also used to clean facades.