Starblast® & Starblast® XL

General purpose staurolite abrasive used to remove rust, mill scale and weathered coatings

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Description

Starblast® blasting abrasives are a loose blend of coarse and fine staurolite sands that are uniformly sized and have clean, rounded surfaces.

 

SDS Sheets

Additional information

Uses

Steel fabrication
Bridge maintenance to remove rust, mill scale & weathered coatings
Automotive restoration
Surface preparation for painting
General blasting with low to average surface profile requirements

Grit Sizing

65 mesh

Hardness

6.5-7.0 on MOHS scale

Advantages

Low dust generation
Higher productivity through faster, more efficient cleaning
Less material costs due to reusability
Uniform blasting pattern
Starblast®: guaranteed to contain <5% free silica (typically <3%)
Starblast® XL: guaranteed <1%
Rounded to subangular grains = less abrasive embedment
Electrically nonconductive
CARB certified
Starblast® XL: QPL approved form MIL-A22262A-SH

Packaging

Paper Bags: 25, 50 or 80 lb
Jumbo Cells: approx 4,000 lb
Railcar

Qualifications

CARB certified
QPL approved
MIL-A22262A-SH (Starblast® XL)