abrasive sand

abrasive sand

[ə′brās·əv ′sand]
(materials)
Grit used as abrasive, usually graded as to which sieve mesh it will pass through.
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Additionally, the performance of our Series 3 Black modules in a wide range of operating environments was validated by the IEC 60068-2-68 'sand and dust test' certification, which measures durability in harsh desert environments characterised by blowing abrasive sand.
Using abrasive sand blasting or blasting with glass beads can slightly damage the surfaces of the cleaned objects, while producing secondary blasting media waste that then must be disposed.
Sintered and ribbed dust collectors can also be installed which compared to standard dust collectors offers an up to 10 times higher uptime when used with highly abrasive sand and ceramic fines.
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Abrasive sand also clouds windshields, and grains caked between panels by field washing ultimately cause corrosion.
The abrasive sand could make short work of any moving part if not excluded.
The advantage with this gantry machine, according to Danko, is the X and Y pathways' elevation above the mold, which keeps the abrasive sand away from the travels.
It has many significant disadvantages, including the generation of more solid waste than was originally present on the equipment, breathing hazards for workers and nearby personnel, and potential damage to the underlying surface being cleaned by the abrasive sand particles.