Black Beauty’s® new SURE/CUTTM abrasives premiers at AMPP’s Coatings+ conference
Harsco Corporation, a global market leader providing environmental solutions for industrial and specialty waste streams, announced recently that Harsco Environmental’s Reed Minerals division launched a new line of abrasive materials under its BLACK BEAUTY brand, SURE/CUT. It is an enhanced and environmentally friendly line of blasting abrasives backed by research and testing. It provides a faster cutting solution that saves the user time, money, and effort on the job while increasing productivity.
SURE/CUT will be highlighted at Harsco’s trade show booth (#806) at the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP_ Coatings + Conference at the Phoenix (AZ) Convention Center, December 13- 15, 2021.
SURE/CUT Abrasives can be used in a wide range of industrial and commercial applications, including removal of surface coatings such as rust, paint and scale from a variety of substrates, especially structural steel and concrete. These structures include bridges, ships, water tanks, off-shore drilling rigs, oil field equipment, pipelines, marine equipment, railcars, and steel machinery.
“We are excited about the opportunity to build our current BLACK BEAUTY product lines and provide a better value to the customer, resulting in less time on the job,” said Greg Andersen, General Manager of Reed Minerals. “The new SURE/CUT product line is the future of the blasting and roofing industry with longevity in product availability, consistency of quality and a superior end result, as well as several environmental advantages.”
Two new products have been released:
- SURE/CUT EDGE is an enhanced nickel abrasive media, featuring lower consumption rates and dust generation to comparative nickel products, as well as low heavy metal and crystalline silica content. It also provides a cost savings benefit related to usage rate.
- SURE/CUT VELOCITY is an enhanced calcium-iron silicate abrasive media, providing superior cleaning rate, consumption rate and quality of the finished product on a variety of substrates and coatings.
SURE/CUT Features and Benefits
SURE/CUT Abrasives provide blasters higher productivity, with test results showing:
- Up to 30% reduction in consumption rate
- Up to 50% less time on the job due to faster cutting rates
- Noticeable reduction in total cost per square foot on overhead and material expenditures
Harsco Environmental’s BLACK BEAUTY coal slag abrasive has been a leader in the abrasive blasting industry for more than 90 years. The company’s original, low dusting and low free silica abrasive is known for quality, value and performance and is a preferred alternative to silica sand.
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About Harsco Corporation
Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) is a global market leader providing environmental solutions for industrial and specialty waste streams, and innovative technologies for the rail sector. Based in Camp Hill, PA, the 12,000-employee company operates in more than 30 countries. Harsco’s common stock is a component of the S&P SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index. Additional information can be found at www.harsco.com.
About Harsco Environmental
Harsco’s Environmental division is the largest and most comprehensive provider of onsite material processing and environmental services to the global metals industry, with operations at over 130 customer sites across more than 32 countries. The division is a technology partner to cleaner, more efficient metal production, providing customers with economically and environmentally viable solutions for the treatment and reuse of production waste streams. Visit www.harsco-environmental.com to learn more.
About Black Beauty
The preferred and ABRASIVES BRAND YOU CAN TRUST. Tackle any job with our range of abrasive products, including the original coal slag abrasive. BLACK BEAUTY blasting abrasives are known for their high quality, low dusting and low free silica attributes. They are utilized in a wide range of industrial and commercial applications, including removal of surface coatings such as rust, paint and scale from a variety of substrates, especially structural steel and concrete. These structures include bridges, ships, water tanks, off-shore drilling rigs, oil field equipment, pipelines, marine equipment, railcars and steel machinery. BLACK BEAUTY abrasives pass the newest and most technically advanced abrasive specifications in the marketplace. They exceed federal and California standards, thereby enhancing worker safety and reducing costs associated with special waste handling and worker liability insurance.