Blasting Media, or abrasive grit, is used to clean and prepare surfaces prior to applying coatings or to produce a desired surface profile. Grit blasting is an essential part in surface preparation prior to applying coatings. Washington Mills offers products such as; brown aluminum oxide, white aluminum oxide, silicon carbide, and alumina-zirconia for use while blasting. Fused minerals and abrasive grain can blasted through a wet or dry pressure blasting system. The process of abrasive blasting, or grit blasting, removes the contaminants and unwanted substances from the piece’s surface in order to produce a clean surface that will promote adhesion to the final coating.
Washington Mills abrasive blasting grain is highly effective on many surfaces including: