Aluminum Oxide

Virgin brown fused aluminum oxide made from a fused mixture of calcined bauxite (alumina), coke and iron fillings

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Description

Aluminum oxide (alox) is an extremely sharp, long-lasting blasting abrasives that can be recycled many times. Both virgin and recycled aluminum oxide are available. Provides maximum hardness for blasting applications from rust removal and cleaning cast iron & stainless steel to powder coatings and etching.

SDS Sheets

Additional information

Uses

Abrasive blasting (blast cabinets)
Grinding
Lapping
Deburring
Tumbling
Refractories
Buffing Compounds
Etching
Non-slip surfaces
Fluidized beds
Plasma sprays
Surface prep for painting

Grit Sizing

24
30
36
46
54
60
70
80
90
100
120
Other sizes available

Hardness

9.0 on MOHS scale

Advantages

Low friablility
Low dusting
Low embedment rate
Angular particle shape
Fast cutting and sharp profile
Recyclable
Second hardest mineral after diamond

Packaging

Paper Bags: 50 lb

Recyclable

Yes

Qualifications