Durable BLASTITE® grains, when propelled by air, become powerful multi-edged abrasive tools that penetrate work pieces, dig out microchips, and consistently leave exceptionally clean, etched surfaces in their wake. BLASTITE® grains are highly effective on many surfaces including: metals, glass, ceramics, marble, granite and other stone. Manufactured with Precision CareBLASTITE® is produced by super-heating abrasive grade bauxite in electric-arc furnaces at temperatures exceeding 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The resulting aluminum oxide is poured into ingots, cooled and then systematically crushed into trillions of particles at our multiple processing plants in the United States, Canada and the U.K.
BLASTITE® has a single crystalline structure – marked by uniformly high strength throughout. Its grains are manufactured in blocky shapes with multiple, sharp cutting edges. BLASTITE® is an inert material containing no free silica or contaminants. It is unaffected by atmosphere and non-reactive with alkalis or acids.