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Blast Media

Blast Media

We sell a wide variety of blast abrasive for light, medium or heavy processing. Our blast abrasive is available to view on these pages. For prices, guidance on selecting the right media, or to place an order, please call us on 08450 752015.

The finished surface achieved by blasting depends on the original surface condition of the material being blasted, the type of equipment used to blast, and the size, hardness, type and shape of the blast media used. Our light processing media range includes Walnut and Plastic Media Type II/V. Our medium media range includes Glassia, Olivine (four different sizes), Garnet and Glass Bead, and our heavier processing grit range includes Aluminium Oxide, Steel Grit, Chilled Iron, Copper Slag and Steel Shot.

  • Airblast Eurospray Hi-chrome grit

    Hi-Chrome Grit

    The superior hardness and precise microstructure of Hi-chrome grit provides maximum durability and impact energy transfer. Hi-chrome grit is a non-hazardous, contaminant-free and environmentally friendly abrasive. Compared to other abrasives, using...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Steel shot

    Steel Shot

    Made from high carbon tempered steel providing durability and resistance to fracture, steel shot is used for peening and cleaning. Typical applications include metal improvement, stress relief, removal of heat treatment residue, mill scale, rust, paint...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Copper Slag

    Copper Slag

    Copper Slag is an expendable synthetic mineral abrasive which is widely favoured for open nozzle blasting applications by virtue of its fast rates. A range of grades is available to suit most applications. View our comprehensive media guide to find the...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Chilled Iron

    Chilled Iron

    Chilled Iron is harder than steel with a quicker cleaning action. For use in air driven machines to complement their speed and flexibility. The grits are frequently used to etch structural steel and components prior to coating with paint, metal spray or...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Steel Grit

    Steel Grit

    Steel Grit cleans quicker than shot but breaks down at a faster rate. Steel shot or grits are not suitable for certain applications and surface corrosion may occur after treatment. Immediate coating or temporary protection is essential. Metallic...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Aluminium Oxide abrasive

    Aluminium Oxide

    Virgin Brown Aluminium Oxide is a sharp, fast-working abrasive ideally suited for hand cabinets and blast rooms. Used wet or dry, where ferrous blasting abrasives are not suitable due to the risks of corrosion and magnetisation involved. Ideal for...
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  • Airblast Eurospray glass bead abrasive

    Glass Bead

    Glass bead is used for peening and the removal of surface blemish. It can be used safely for texturing or producing attractive cosmetic finishes without damaging the face of the material. Our Glass Bead is made from soda-lime and is totally inert meaning...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Garnet abrasive


    Garnet is dense, tough and dust free - for fast cleaning and coating removal. It is particularly suitable where material can be recycled, making it very economical. Garnet generally works faster than slag grits due to its higher density. It is available...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Olivine abrasive


    Airblast Olivine is a naturally occurring silica-free material of low specific density and is available in four sizes: Extra fine (0.090-0.250mm) Fine (0.125-0.500mm) Medium (0.180-1.000mm) Coarse (0.355-2.360mm) Olivine is highly suitable for wet...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Glassia Grit


    Glassia grit is a multi-purpose expendable abrasive. It is a suitable for cleaning brick, stone, concrete, wood, stainless steel and soft alloys to deliver a fine profile prior to coating application. Available: Fine (0.2-0.5mm), Medium (0.5-1.00mm),...
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  • Airblast Plastic Media abrasive

    Plastic Media

    Our Type II plastic media is made from urea. More aggressive than Type V, it suits light industrial cleaning at low pressure. It is efficient, cost-effective and non-damaging, and a good replacement for chemical stripping for paint removal. Our Type V...
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  • Airblast Eurospray Walnut Shell abrasive

    Walnut Shell

    An eco-friendly media, walnut shell is used in dry-air blasting and will remove the top coat of a surface without impacting the undercoat. Sold in 25kg bags. Call to enquire or order: 08450 752015. FIND OUT MORE: View our simple abrasives and...
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