AB 4, Recyclable Encapsulated Abrasive Media
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This standard provides requirements for selecting and evaluating abrasive media (i.e., steel grit, aluminum oxide, etc.) encapsulated in a compressible cellular matrix. This composite abrasive can be used to blast clean steel and other surfaces prior to the application of protective coatings. The standard also includes requirements for quality control of new and recycled media.
The existing SSPC abrasive specifications contain requirements for mineral, slag and ferrous metallic abrasives. This new standard provides owners and specifiers with requirements for encapsulated media that may be used in order to reduce dust generation and ricochet damage to adjacent surfaces when blast cleaning.
Owners and specifiers who require specialty abrasive media for blasting applications, and those who purchase media for specialty applications.