Starblast®

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.

 

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)

SDS Sheets