The blasting media you select for a project has a critical impact on its success and your bottom line. Do you know all of your options? While many select a certain media out of habit or convenience, this tactic may not be the most financially wise. Changing their blasting media to Black Diamond Copper Slag (AKA Iron Silicate) increased one company’s production rate by 47%, saving them time and money.
From the inside of chemical tanks to bridges to retired warships, Black Diamond Abrasives has prepared countless surfaces for new beginnings, often for jobs involving large corporations. But, Black Diamond is also the handy partner of entrepreneurs and do-it-yourself individuals who still require the best blast possible to get the job done.
Headquartered in Sumter, South Carolina, Universal Blastco is a specialty lining and coating contractor. They recently relined the inside of a chemical plant in Marion, Indiana and used Black Diamond coal slag 2040 to blast off the old coating. Black Diamond delivered a flawless performance and provided more than $10,000 in savings.
For the first time in more than fifteen years, the USS Turner Joy was out of water. This Vietnam-era destroyer ship was commissioned in 1959, retired in 1982, and has spent its entire existence riding tides on the Pacific Ocean.