End User Focus: Scratching the surface

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Insight into the world of blasting abrasives and their key applications sees garnet fighting its corner against cheaper alternatives such as copper slag

The abrasives industry is an important consumer of industrial minerals; however, they compete with a variety of other inorganic and organic abrasive materials.

There is a wide choice of these abrasive materials and their selection is based on the end use application combined with the hardness, chemistry, particle size, and...

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