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.
New study proves OSHA Beryllium Rule impacts the entire abrasive blasting industry, not just slag abrasives. Independent study commissioned by the ABMA found that all of the glass samples tested contained beryllium, in addition to arsenic, cadmium and lead. Learn more about the findings.
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.