Once shot blasting machine is ready, the user should consider another issue – metal abrasive.

Suitable abrasive will guarantee satisfied shot blasting effect of workpiece with limited cost.

How To Select Suitable Metal Abrasive For Shot Blasting Process 20210214

Following lists general application of two types of popular abrasive: cast-steel shot & cast-steel grit.

Steel Shot Steel Grit Application Scope

SS-2.5

SS-2.0

SG-2.5

SG-2.0

They are suitable for cleaning surface rusting, oxide coating of large cast steel, cast steel workpiece, steel structure workpiece and large forgings.

SS-1.7

SS-1.4

SG-1.7

SG-1.4

They are suitable for rust removal and strengthening, surface treatment before spraying, stone cutting of large and medium castings forgings heat-treated workpieces, steel plate, steel tube and structure steel.

SS-1.2

SS-1.0

SG-1.2

SG-1.0

They are suitable for rust removal and strengthening, surface treatment before spraying, stone cutting of medium and small castings forgings heat-treated workpieces, steel plate, steel tube and structure steel.

SS-0.8

SS-0.6

SG-0.8

SG-0.6

They are suitable for rust removal of small scale castings, forging, heat-treated pieces, Aluminum alloy steel casting, steel board, steel plate, steel pipe, surface intensifcation of springs and chains, cutting of rocks, grinding processing.

SS-0.5

SS-0.3

SG-0.5

SG-0.3

They are suitable for rust removal of alloy casting, thin plates, strip steel and small size stainless steel castings, spring strengthen, surface treatment before plating, improving roughness, enhancing adhesiveness.

User can also consider other options, like steel cut wire shot, stainless steel shot, Aluminum shot, Copper shot, etc.

Most professional suppliers can provide suitable advice based on user’s machine type, workpiece, ideal processing effect and other requirements.

Now you are ready to install and run your shot blasting machine.