Glass Beads are manufactured from lead free, soda lime - type glass, containing no free silica that is made into preformed ball shapes. Glass Beads produce a smoother and brighter finish than angular glass abrasives.
Glass Bead blasting produces a clean bright satin finish without a dimensional change of the parts, chemically inert and environmentally friendly, glass beads are an acceptable method of metal cleaning or surface finishing where proper controls are in place.
GLASS BEAD BLASTING APPLICATIONS
Glass Bead Blasting produces a clean bright satin finish. Available in a wide range of sizes, Glass Beads are primarily used in blasting cabinets for Honing, Polishing, Peening, Blending , finishing, removing slight burs and cleaning most light foreign matter.
On thin walled parts and thin welds, peening with Glass Bead abrasive material provides the right balance of stress relief without over-stressing and causing damage to the part.
GLASS BEAD SIZES
AVAILABLE IN SINGLE BAG PURCHASES - PALLET ORDERS 40 X 25KG BAGS
- GRADE 8 425 - 600 MICRON
- GRADE 9 250 - 425 MICRON
- GRADE 10 180 - 300 MICRON
- GRADE 12 150 - 250 MICRON
- GRADE 13 106 - 212 MICRON
- GRADE 14 76 - 150 MICRON
Please contact us for list of available Grades in stock