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Blasting Consumables

Garnet

Where is it used?

Garnet is a mineral and iron-free products with universal use. As an abrasive grit it is used in waterjet cutting and blasting. Mostly preferred in wet blasting.

Scope of Applications

Typical Physical Properties
Hardness (norm)ca. 7,5 – 8 mohs
Grain shapeAngular
Melting pointca. 1.300 °C
Specific gravityca. 3,5 – 4,3 g/cm3
Bulk density*ca. 1,9 – 2,2 g/cm3
*Depending on grain size. 
  
Typical Chemical Analysis
SiO2 (no free silica)35,00 %
Fe2O333,00 %
Al2O323,00 %
MgO7,00 %
MnO1,00 %
CaO1,00 %
MESHAverage grain size (mm)
12/200,85 – 1,40
20/400,50 – 1,00
30/600,20 – 0,60
  
GARNET for high-pressure water jet cutting. 
  
MESHAverage grain size (mm)
800,180 – 0,400
1200,125 – 0,250
1500,106 – 0,212
1800,090 – 0,180
2000,075 – 0,150
2200,063 – 0,125
2400,053 – 0,106
3500,045 – 0,090
  • Pressure blasting machines
  • Vacuum blasting machines
  • 25 kg bags on 1-ton pallets
  • 1 ton in big bags
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