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Black Beauty® Abrasives

BLACK BEAUTY is a registered trademark of Harsco Technologies, LLC and is used with permission.  
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Black Beauty® Original


  • Low free silica (less than 0.1% compared to sand at up to 99% free silica)
  • ast cutting
  • Consistent gradation
  • Control during application
  • Moisture-free (will not rust, pack or attract dampness)
  • Gives a high degree of etch for better bonding
  • Meets Industry abrasives specifications and Environmental Standards
including SSPC AB1, MIL-A-22262B(SH) and 40CFR 261.24a (TCLP)
  • Low dusting (passes California Title 17 (CARB))

Formerly supplied by Reed Minerals, now Harsco, is the largest U.S. manufacturer of coal slag products for the metal finishing and surface preparation markets. The original Black Beauty® abrasive is available in three standard grades:

MEDIUM:

General purpose blasting for maintenance and general repairs for the removal of rust, paint, mill scale, and other surface coatings.

¼” minimum nozzle orifice suggested for normal blasting applications to produce a 3.0 to 4.8 Mil profile.

FINE:

Specially suited for new construction and for the removal of light grade rust or paint removal in applications where a reduced surface profile is desired.

3/16” minimum nozzle orifice suggested for normal blasting applications to produce a 2.0 to 3.8 Mil profile.

EXTRA FINE:

Ideal for applications of light blasting and cleaning, where a minimum anchor pattern, including brush-off blast and in operations of high pressure water blasting systems.

1/8” minimum nozzle orifice suggested for normal blasting applications to produce a 1.0 to 2.6 Mil profile.

Standard Packaging: 50 Lb Bags – Standard Pricing (60 Bgs per Pallet)

Optional Packaging: 100 Lb Bags (30 Bgs per Pallet), Jumbo Bags, and Bulk (ask for price options)

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Black Beauty Tech Data Sheet

Black Beauty Brochure

Black Beauty MSDS

Black Beauty® Iron


  • Low free silica (less than 0.1% compared to sand at up to 99% free silica)
  • Fast cutting
  • Consistent gradation
  • Recyclable
  • Moisture-free (naturally repels water)
  • Meets Industry abrasives specifications and Environmental Standards
(including SSPC AB-1 and 40CFR 261.24a (TCLP)
  • Available preblended with Blastox or Dustnet

These Black Beauty® Iron Products are available in three standard grades:

MEDIUM:

General purpose blasting and repair or maintenance blasting for the removal of paint, mill scale, rust and other surface coatings.

¼” minimum nozzle orifice suggested for normal blasting applications- should produce a 3.5-5.0 Mil profile.

FINE:

pecially suited for new construction and for the removal of light grade rust or paint removal in applications where a reduced surface profile is desired.

3/16” minimum nozzle orifice suggested for normal blasting applications to produce a 2.0-3.5 Mil profile.

EXTRA FINE:

Perfectly suited for applications where light blasting requiring a clean and minimal anchor profile is needed. This includes a light brush-off blast process and is also suitable for high pressure water blast systems.

1/8” minimum nozzle orifice suggested for normal blasting applications to produce a 1.0 – 2.5 Mil profile.

Standard Packaging: 50 Lb Bags – Standard Pricing (60 Bgs per Pallet)

Optional Packaging: 100 Lb Bags (30 Bgs per Pallet), Jumbo Bags, and Bulk (ask for price options)

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Black Beauty Iron Data Sheet

Black Beauty Iron MSDS


Black Beauty®Glass


  • Uniform density
  • Chemically inert, Non-reactive
  • Less than 1% free silica (compared to sand at up to 99% free silica)
  • A 100% recycled glass
  • Produces a white metal surface
  • Increased visibility and production
  • QPL Approved (SSPC-AB1, MIL-A-22262B(SH))
  • Environmentally friendly (passes California Title 17 (CARB) and 40CFR 261.24a (TCLP)

Black Beauty® Glass abrasives are produced of 100% recycled glass making this the perfect abrasive for the rust removal of paint, rust and scale while remaining environmentally conscious.

EXTRA FINE:

Perfect in those applications where a light blast is required as in the blasting and cleaning of concrete, bricks and wood.

FINE:

Specially suited for applications to clean surfaces while producing a smooth finish. Ideal for the blasting of automotive, fiberglass, hobby and as an alternative to soda blast.

MEDIUM:

Perfectly suited for industrial and general blasting operations such as bridges, tanks, steel fabrications and constructions where a reduced profile is warranted.

COURSE:

Use the coarser grade for heavier industrial blasting applications such as bridges, tanks, steel fabrications and constructions where a greater surface profile is needed.

EXTRA COURSE:

Perfect for blasting and removing heavier paints, surface coatings and deep rust.Commonly found in operations such as shipyards and blasting of steel beams.

Standard Packaging: 50 Lb Bags – Standard Pricing (60 Bgs per Pallet)

Optional Packaging: Jumbo Bags

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Black Beauty Glass Tech Data Sheet

Black Beauty Glass MSDS

Testimonial

"I need to take a minute of your time to thank you and your company for the continued support you provide Alpha Heat Treaters. With the quality and turnaround FINISHING SYSTEMS provides AHT, you have enabled us to acquire additional business that requires secondary support."

B Fuhrman, Sales Manager
Alpha Heat Treaters, York PA

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