Black Diamond coal slag offers enhanced speed and cutting for superior cleaning ability. A larger number of gradations means you can be more confident in achieving your target profile. We have the product to blast through the toughest epoxies and layers of old paint, as well as the finesse to remove light rust and mill scale. U.S. Minerals has several grades of black diamond products available including grades with the delicacy for glass etching.
1240 produces a moderate profile and is used for a near white blast. Blast through medium to heavy coatings, heavy rust, and heavy mill scale. 1240 is often used for general purpose repair and maintenance blasting of coated steel surfaces.
1630 provides similar cutting efficiency as 1240 with the smoother profile associated with 2040. 1630 is used for surfaces with medium to light coatings.
2040 is used to remove light rust, mill scale, enamels, and acrylics. 2040 produces a moderate profile and is used for white to near white blast, often for new construction, special maintenance applications requiring reduced profiles, exposed aggregates, bridge maintenance, new structural steel, and more.
2850 provides similar cutting efficiency as 2040 while achieving the more precise profile of 3060. 2850 is used on new steel or surfaces with light coatings to achieve a moderate to slight profile.
Clean surfaces and create a smooth finish for a variety of applications. 3060 produces a slight profile for a near white blast finish and is ideal for light rust and mill scale removal. It can also be used in wet abrasive applications.
4080 offers the delicacy for glass etching, can brush surfaces clean of light rust, and is used for light cleaning of new steel, household, automotive, or farm equipment to create a smooth finish with a slight profile.
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 that focuses on industrial projects with chemical plants, paper plants, and refineries, among others. Their projects often demand top-quality blasting media to provide a flawless start to the coating and lining process. Universal Blastco 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.