R-Blast Brown Alox

R-Blast is a Recycled Brown Alox (RBFA) that has been reclaimed from pressure blasting operations. This “USED” material NO LONGER meets the requirements because of size or contamination. This spent loose grain (which contains no bonded or coated materials) goes through our recycling and cleaning process to yield a product that is comparable in characteristic and performance to Virgin Aluminum Oxide.

R-Blast Processing

Large, non-abrasive particles are removed through a scalping process. The material is air washed and introduced into a rotary kiln furnace. Next, the material is exposed to an open flame that cleans the surface of the particles removing all residual contaminants. Material then passes through a rare-earth magnetic separator prior to screening. A second rare-earth magnetic separator is utilized for all material finer than 90 mesh. All screened materials meet industry specifications for size, characteristics, and chemistry.

The following testing standards are used to determine product characteristics:

R-Blast Testing Standards

• Size Specifications: ANSI B74.12-2001
• Bulk Density: ANSI B74.4-1992 R-1997
• Magnetic Content: ANSI B74.14-1992-R-2000

R-Blast Product Characteristics

• Crystal Form: Alpha Aluminum
• Hardness:  Knoop 2000; MOHS 9.0
• Fusion Point: 2020º Celsius
• True Specific Gravity: 3.96 g/cm3

 

Chemical Analysis:

CHEMICAL Al2O3 TiO3 SiO2 Fe2O3 CaO MgO
PERCENT 94.50 3.20 1.30 0.20 0.30 0.40
MIN/MAX min max max max max max

 

Uses for R-Blast Brown Alox

Abrasive Blasting
Grinding
Lapping
Deburring
Tumbling
Refractories
Buffing Compounds
Etching
Non-Slip Surfaces
Fluidized Beds
Plasma Sprays

linebreaks

70, 80, 90, 100, 120, 150, 180, 220*

*At times, certain sizes of R-Blast may not be readily available due to the lack of recyclable material being provided by end users. Under these conditions, it may be necessary to supplement R-Blast orders with V-Blast.

40 count/50-lb. bags
400-lb. fibre kegs/
1,600 lbs. per pallet
2,000-lb. bulk bags


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