Media – Glass Bead

What is Glass bead ?

Glass bead is silica-free media that can be used to remove different types of surface imperfections. It is ideally used for cleaning, peening, deburring, and finishing various types of metals. Glass bead is an environmentally-friendly form of blast media, as it can be recycled several times.

Mesh

Hardness

Formula

Mil. Spec.

Bead Size Range

100-170

5.5

Fine

No. 10

.0059-.0035

60-80

5.5

Medium-Fine

No. 7

.0098-.0070

50-70

5.5

Medium

No. 6

.0117-.0083

Benefits of Glass Bead:

·       Achieve a uniformed, controlled surface finish on work piece 
·       Cost-saving and economical – Recyclable in blast rooms
·       Provides a coating that reduces metal corrosion 
·       Clean, peen, deburr, and finish all at once
·       Packaged in 55 lb bags
·       Full skid contains (40) 55 lb bags
·       FOB Hatfield, PA (Philadelphia Area) – Please visit shipping rates for more information.

What Is Glass Bead Used For:

·        Cleaning various metals
·        Jet cleaning
·        Road marking
·        Unique surface finishes
·        Removing burrs without damage
·        Stainless steel peening
·        
Deburring