What are the most common Sandblasting Abrasives?
- SandTypically not used for glass. Single use. Health hazard. Low cost.
- GarnetTypically not used for glass.
- Aluminum OxideCommonly used for glass. Can be reused many times. Creates static electricity in cabinet. Moderate cost ($0.50 to $0.75 per lb).
- Silicon Carbide.Commonly used for glass. Can be reused many times. Longest lasting abrasive. High cost ($1 to $1.50 per lb)
- Other (walnut shells, glass beads, plastic beads)