What is SURE/CUT VELOCITY?
SURE/CUT VELOCITY™ is an enhanced calcium-iron silicate abrasive material, providing best in breed cleaning rate, consumption rate and cost per square foot.
Black Beauty is adding a new line to our team of abrasives. SURE/CUT VELOCITY is an environmentally-friendly line of blasting products created through years of research, development and testing in numerous field trials. It provides the blaster with a faster cutting solution, saving time and money while increasing productivity on the job.
SURE/CUT VELOCITY FAQs
Calcium-Iron Silicate/High performance abrasive media.
WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THIS MATERIAL?
US based carbon steel making.
IS IT SAFE?
Yes, the material is compliant with EPA regulations and passes TCLP for leachability.
DOES IT CONTAIN BERYLLIUM?
Beryllium is a naturally occurring element found in a wide variety of substrates including many abrasive products on the market today. The amount of Beryllium in Products M falls below the OSHA threshold for weight percentage in bulk form and contains similar trace amounts of Beryllium to other commonly used abrasive media e.g., crushed glass and garnet.
IS IT SILICA FREE?
SURE/CUT VELOCITY™ is a low free silica product that has been tested and contains < 0.1% crystalline
DOES SURE/CUT VELOCITY LEAVE RESIDUAL PARTICLES ON THE SUBSTRATE POST-BLAST?
No, however as with any other abrasive media there is an unlikely chance for residual embedment.
CAN SURE/CUT VELOCITY BE REUSED?
The product has shown break down characteristics on impact similar to other reusable abrasive media. Additional research is being conducted to determine potential number of recycles.
WHEN WILL SURE/CUT VELOCITY BE QPL APPROVED?
The product is currently being tested for California Air Resources Board (CARB) and once completed will be submitted for QPL-22262 approval.
HOW DOES DUST LEVEL COMPARE TO GARNET?
SURE/CUT VELOCITY™ has a similar dust generation level to hard rock garnet and lower dust generation than other abrasives such as crushed glass, coal slag, copper slag, and silica sand.
WHAT IS THE SOLUBLE SALT LEVEL?
SURE/CUT VELOCITY™ has a soluble salt (chlorides) level of less than 10 ppm.
I NOTICED A SLIGHTLY DARKER COLOR ON THE SUBSTRATE POST-BLAST. WILL THIS NEGATIVELY AFFECT COATING ADHESION?
The color on the substrate with this abrasive will not negatively affect coding adhesion and meets and/or exceeds a SP10 surface appearance.