Shot Blasting Media

ActOn Finishing offers a wide range of shot blasting media and peening media, meeting both commercial and aerospace specifications for both cleaning and shot peening.

Selecting the right abrasive media is essential and depends upon the condition of the material before shot blasting / shot peening and the finish required after blasting / peening. It is important to consider the abrasive blasting media type, shape, size, density and hardness in order to achieve the required finish.

Shot Blasting Media Range

Our Blasting & Peening Media range includes:

  • Aluminium Oxide: aggressive and tough media suitable for applications such as general blasting, surface finishing, grinding, polishing, matte finishing, edge rounding and cleaning & preparing the part surface prior to plaiting or painting.
  • Glass Beads: great for obtaining a clean, smooth, bright or satin finish. This media is a cost- effective solution as it can be recycled.
  • Ceramic Beads: applications include cleaning, smoothing, satin finishing, removal of coatings, rust and oxides and deburring steel, aluminium and non-ferrous alloys.
  • Metallic Blasting Media: including High and Low Carbon Cast Steel Shot, Chilled Iron Grit, High Carbon Steel Grit, Cut Wire Shot, Stainless Steel Shot.
  • Walnut Shell: excellent for removing coatings, cleaning, deburring and de-flashing.

Abrasive Blasting Media Range

Our range of Abrasive Media also includes:

  • Plastic Blast Media: recommended for paint & coatings stripping from components manufactured out of soft metals, plastic and composites; widely used in aerospace and automotive industry for blasting applications.
  • Silicon Carbides: a very fast cut and aggressive blasting media, recommended for aggressive deburring, scale removal, smoothing part’s edges, general blasting and stone & glass etching.
  • Brown Alumina: a fast cutting and tough media, widely used in the aerospace and automotive industry.
  • White Alumina: ideal for processes where no contamination is allowed. Generally used for finishing materials such as titanium, stainless steel, crystal glassware.
  • Pink Alumina: applications include removal of scale, paint, rust, hard deposits, cleaning, matte finishing, decorative finishing and glass frosting.

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