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Aluminium Silicate Blast Cleaning Abrasive
- Vasilgrit® is an aluminium silicate blast cleaning abrasive made of coal slag from coal fired power stations.
- Technical Details: Vasilgrit® is a by-product of coal fired power plants and is an inert, natural abrasive that contains less than 0,1% free crystalline silica. Vasilgrit® is very accurately processed and sized and fully complies with ISO standards 11126-4 and 11127.
- Uses: Vasilgrit® is designed for blast cleaning of steel and stone/concrete surfaces, removal of mill scale, rust, old paint, dirt etc. Suitable for SA-3, SA-2½ and SA-2, as well as SA-1, also called sweep blasting.
ISO Certified 11127
Made in EU
- Reusable Material, up to 3 operating cycles depending on application
- VG40 [0.2 - 0.6 mm]
- VG60 [0.2 - 1.0 mm]
- VG70 [0.2 - 1.4 mm]
- VG80 [0.5 - 1.6 mm]
- VG95 [0.2 - 2.2 mm]
- VG110 [1.2 - 2.2 mm]
- VG125 [0.8 - 2.2 mm]
- VG100 [0.5 - 2.2 mm]
- 3-ply paper bags of 25 kg, on shrinkfoiled pallets
- Strong woven polypropylene big bags, with 4 lifting loops
- The material must be stored in a dry place.
Aluminium Silicate Vasilgrit® Advantages
Vasilgrit® is a toxicologically certified abrasive, according to ISO 11126-4 and 11127 standards, with less than 0.1% free crystalline silica in the air to breathe.
Abrasive material suitable for all surface preparation grades: SA-1 (Light blast cleaning), SA-2 (Thorough blast cleaning), SA-2½ (Very thorough blast-cleaning) and SA-3 (Blast cleaning to white metal).
Vasilgrit® is an extremely versatile abrasive that can be used for blasting applications carried on multiple surfaces: natural stone, wood and concrete, also stainless steel and aluminum.
With approx. 7 on the Mohs scale hardness, Vasilgrit® cleans the surfaces with high efficiency in a short time, which facilitates substantial energy and time savings.
Vasilgrit® can be reused up to 3 times in different blasting and cleaning applications. In addition, it is an ecological product, which can be used for outdoor blasting.
Vasilgrit® is a high quality, safe and effective product, manufactured in the European Union, in accordance with all European safety standards, being one of the most popular choices for blasting practitioners worldwide.
Aluminium Silicate Vasilgrit® Application
Physical and Chemical Properties
|Shape:||sharp and angular|
|Color:||brown / black|
|Specific density:||2.4 - 2.6 kg/dm3|
|Loose bulk density:||1.3 - 1.4 kg/dm3|
|Conductivity:||less than 150 μS/cm|
|Water-soluble chlorides:||less than 0.001% (m/m)|
|SiO2:||44 - 58 % in bound form, <0,1% free crystalline silica|
|Al2O3:||21 - 32 %|
|Fe2O3:||6 - 12 %|
|CaO:||3 - 10 %|
|K2O:||1 - 6 %|
|MgO:||1 - 4 %|
|TiO:||0 - 3 %|
|Na2O:||0 - 3 %|
ISO Standard 11127 Certified
Certificat ISO 11127 – Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products - Test methods for non-metallic blast-cleaning abrasives.
Aluminium Silicate Vasilgrit® is a safe, ecologic and stable material. It does not need special attention while handled. Wearing personal protection equipment is necessary, as well as avoiding eye contact. Storing this material does not require special conditions. All it needs is a good air ventilation in the storage space.
In case of inhalation, the affected person must be taken out, to fresh air, and kept in a comfortable position so he/she can breathe properly. If he/she has difficulties breathing, oxygen can be administered. If he/she stops breathing, CPR manoeuvres can be performed. In this case, a medical intervention is also necessary.
Avoid direct contact with the skin. If your skin entered in direct contact with this abrasive material, you must wash the affected area with clean water for 20 minutes. Use a soft soap and clean water.
In case of ingestion, a doctor’s intervention is necessary. All treatments applied to the victim must take into account the symptoms showed by that victim.
Avoid walking through the material and always wear personal protective equipment. In case of leakages, one must insulate the area on an approximately 25 meters radius in all directions. It is forbidden to spill this material in water. Please avoid dust. Use professional vacuum cleaners to clean the area.
This material comprises silicate crystals and/or quartz. According to the IARC Monographs for assessing the hazards posed by chemical substances to people, this material bears a potential risk of cancer.
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