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Blasting Consumables

Steel Shot (LC Low Carbon)

Where is it used?

Low carbon steel shot is a very economical abrasive for surface treatment of metallic products. Compared to the high carbon version, the low carbon content provides longer service life.

Scope of Applications

Typical Physical Properties
Hardness of the new grain35 – 45 HRC (340 – 460 HV)
Hardness in operating mixture40 – 50 HRC (390 – 530 HV)
Grain shapeRound
Melting pointca. 1.535 °C
Specific gravityca. 7 g/cm3
Bulk density*ca. 4,0 – 4,6 g/cm3
MicrostructureBainitic
*Depending on grain size. 
  
Typical Chemical Analysis
C0,10 – 0,20 %
Mn1,00 – 1,50 %
Si0,10 – 0,25 %
Smax. 0,035 %
Pmax. 0,035 %
FeRemainder
DesignationAverage grain size (mm)
S 0700,2 – 0,4
S 1100,3 – 0,6
S 1700,4 – 0,7
S 2300,6 – 0,9
S 2800,7 – 1,0
S 3300,9 – 1,2
  
DesignationAverage grain size (mm)
S 3901,0 – 1,4
S 4601,2 – 1,7
S 5501,4 – 2,0
S 6601,7 – 2,2
S 7802,0 – 2,4
S 9302,0 – 2,8
  • Pressure blasting machines
  • Vacuum blasting machines
  • Turbine automatic machines
  • 25 kg bags on 1-ton pallets
  • 1 ton in big bags
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