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Iron Silicate

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Keyblast is a synthetic mineral produced from copper refineries as a slag and then cooled immediately in water to form a glass type substance.

Keyblast is generally used as a shotblasting expendable abrasive for cleaning steel structures. By using different grades then the profile achieved can be changed, medium grade will at 100 psi at the nozzle give a minimum of 75 microns on mild steel.

Grade
GradeParticle size 
 Micronsmm
Keyblast1- Ultrafine  100 -2000.1-0.2
Keyblast2 -Fine150 - 8000.15-0.8
Keyblast3 - Medium   200 – 1800  0.2 – 1.8
Keyblast4 - Coarse1800 – 3000  1.8-3

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Aluminium Silicate

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Keyalum is a synthetic mineral produced from coal fired power stations as a slag and then cooled immediately in water to form a glass type substance.

Keyalum is generally used as an expendable abrasive for shotblasting steel structures as well as other substrates.

Grade
Grade Micronsmm
Keyalum0.590 - 250 0.09 – 0.250
Keyalum1 200 - 500 0.2 – 0.5
Keyalum2 200 - 1000 0.2 – 1.0
Keyalum3 200 -1400 0.2 – 1.0
Keyalum4 500 - 2000 0.5 – 2.0
Keyalum5 1400 - 2800 1.4 – 2.8
Keyalum6 500 - 1400 0.5 – 1.4

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Glass Grit

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Keyglass is an abrasive produced from recycled container glass. Keyglass is generally used as an all round expendable abrasive for shot blasting various substrates. Care should be taken when using on substrates not being coated due to particle embedment of the glass “ colouring” the substrate.

Grade
GradeParticle size - Microns 
 Meshmm
Keyglass1- Ultrafine 100 -2000.1-0.2
Keyglass2 -Fine200 - 5000.2-0.5
Keyglass3 - Medium 700 – 15000.7-1.5
Keyglass4 - Coarse1500 - 30001.5-3

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Garnet

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Keygarn is a natural mineral product comprising of garnet available in the sizes listed below. It is extracted from marine beaches and although washed tends to be higher in chlorides and other salts than other abrasives ( see note below ).  We have Bengal Bay quality available in 80 and 30/60 mesh which has a lower chloride content and is graded to a better standard, particularly important when jet water cutting.

Garnet can be used on site as an expendable or is suitable for recycling units such as blast rooms and cabinets. It breaks down quicker than aluminium oxide or chilled iron when recycled.

The 120 and 80 mesh grades are generally used for waterjet cutting applications

Grade
GradeMesh  Microns
Keygarn1  120  80 -180
Keygarn2  80  180 - 250
Keygarn3  30/60  200-600
Keygarn4  20/40  250-850
Keygarn5  12/24  350-1400
KeyBeng180180-250
KeyBeng230/60200-600
KeyBeng312080-180
KeyBeng420/40250-850
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Aluminium Oxide

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Keyalox is a high quality virgin brown fused aluminium oxide abrasive.

Suitable abrasive for recycling in blast rooms and cabinets.

Grade
GradeMeshFepaMicrons
Keyalox1  14/24  16/20  1400 – 710
Keyalox2  30/40  36600-425
Keyalox3  46/60  54355-250
Keyalox4  60/80  70250-180
Keyalox6  80/100  90180-125
Keyalox8  90/150  120150-90

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Glass Bead

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Keybead is a spherical glass bead.
Keybead is generally used for polishing and light abrasive cleaning. It is best used at low pressure in cabinets and blast rooms where it can be recycled efficiently.

Grade
GradeParticle size   
 Microns 
Keybead1   56 -106 
Keybead2   75 -150 
Keybead3   106 -212 
Keybead4   150 -250 
Keybead5   180 -300 
Keybead6   250 - 425 
Keybead7   420-590 
Keybead8   590-840 

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Calcium Silicate

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Keycal is a synthetic mineral produced from cupola furnaces as a slag from producing iron and then cooled immediately in water to form a glass type substance.

Keycal is a versatile expendable abrasive used for shotblasting a wide variety of substrates. By using different grades then the profile achieved can be changed, medium grade will at 100 psi at the nozzle give a minimum of 75 microns on mild steel. Keycal abrasive is suitable for use on stone, brick, non ferrous and wood substrates.

Grade
GradeParticle size - Microns
Keycal1 - Ultrafine  90 -150
Keycal2 - Fine150 - 800
Keycal3 - Medium  150 - 1800
Keycal4 - Coarse1500 - 2800

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Chilled Iron

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Keymet is a metallic cast iron granular abrasive produced by crushing iron shot to various sizes.

Keymet is generally used for producing a profile on steel substrates. It is best used in blast rooms where it can be recycled efficiently.

Grade
GradeParticle size - Microns 
 Micronsmm
Keymet590 -3000.09-0.3
Keymet7180 - 4300.18-0.43
Keymet12  300 - 7100.3-0.71
Keymet17  420 – 8500.42-0.85
Keymet24  600 - 10000.6-1.0
Keymet34  850 – 12000.85-1.2
Keymet39  1000 – 14001-1.4
Keymet47  1200 – 17001.2-1.7
Keymet55  1400 – 20001.4-2.00

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Bicarbonate of Soda

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BiCarbonate of Soda is used as an effective natural shot blasting abrasive material, used wet or dry. It is non hazardous, soluble, biodegradable abrasive which can be easily desposed of.

It can be used for paint stripping, fire damage, graffiti, rust pollution….On a variety of applications such as cars, ships, bricks, glass, tiles, steel, aluminium, wood, rubber…..

Grade
Grade Particle size - Microns% Max by Weight
KeyBiCarb   Retained on 7105
 Total Passing     25015-60
 Passing 15015

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Walnut Shell

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Keywalnut is a natural abrasive made from the kernel of a walnut. Key walnut is used where minimal damage is required to the substrate. It can be used for shotblasting on many different substrates and also where it is used at low pressures it can be recycled.

It is one of the few abrasives that can be combusted after use and also is a purely natural product.

Grade
 GradeMeshMicronsmm
Keywalnut1  - Coarse8/161000 - 20000 1-2
Keywalnut3 -Medium16/5750 - 14000.75-1.4
Keywalnut4 - Fine16/30 500 – 10000.5- 1.00
Keywalnut2 – ExtraFine 25/52 300-6000.6-0.6

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Corn Cob

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KeyCorn is a natural abrasive manufactured from grinding and sifting corn cobs. KeyCorn is used where minimal damage is required to the substrate. It can be used for shotblasting on many different substrates and also where it is used at low pressures it can be recycled.

It is one of the few abrasives that can be combusted after use and also is a purely natural product.

Grade
 Grade Micronsmm
KeyCorn10 1600 - 2500 1.6-2.5
KeyCorn12 1000 - 25001.0-2.5
KeyCorn16 710 – 20000.71- 2.0
KeyCorn20  550-15000.55-1.5

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