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The Benefits of Glass Blasting

Glass beads as an effective media provide a viable and low-cost method for blasting abrasives. The following are the benefits of using glass beads for blasting

Glass beads 

Glass beads

Treating sensitive surfaces

Glass beads are a common abrasive medium used in blast cleaning to create beautiful, smooth surfaces. Glass bead blasting can even delicately provide a clean surface without corrosion or contamination without significantly affecting the shape or impact on the surface.


Because glass beads are chemically inert, glass bead blasting can be used safely with other materials without reaction. This means that glass bead blasting is a reliable and flexible solution for industrial situations.


Glass beads do not contain silica, making them a safer alternative for sandblasting operators. Glass bead blasting can reduce respiratory effects, thus reducing concerns about long-term health effects. While glass bead blasting is safe, it is still important to wear the necessary personal protective equipment to ensure that the operator is adequately protected.

Environmentally friendly

Reusable blasting media is an important way to reduce costs and help protect the environment. Glass beads are often made from recycled glass and can often be recycled up to six times before their effectiveness decreases, reducing the need to renew the media with each surface treatment and reducing the amount of waste generated. In addition, glass beads are inert, reducing the carbon footprint of your business.


In short, glass bead blasting is an efficient, versatile, and affordable option that can produce an aesthetically pleasing surface all on its own.

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