Abrasive Materials to Prepare Surfaces

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Harsco Environmental’s Reed Minerals business has launched a new line of abrasive materials under its BLACK BEAUTY brand.  The SURE/CUT innovative product line is an enhanced, environmentally friendly line of blasting products backed by research, development and testing in numerous field trials. It provides customers with a faster cutting solution that saves time and money while increasing productivity.

SURE/CUT Edge is an enhanced nickel abrasive material, featuring lower consumption rates and dust generation, as well as low heavy metal and crystalline silica content. It also provides a cost savings benefit related to usage rate.

SURE/CUT Velocity is an enhanced calcium-iron silicate abrasive material, providing superior cleaning rate, consumption rate and quality of the finished product on a variety of substrates and coatings.

“We are excited about the opportunity to build our current BLACK BEAUTY product lines and provide a better value to the customer with a lower consumption rate and faster cutting capability, resulting in less time on the job,” said Greg Andersen, general manager of Reed Minerals. “The new SURE/CUT product line is the future of the blasting and roofing industry with longevity in product availability, consistency of quality and a superior end result, as well as several environmental advantages.”

The SURE/CUT products result in higher productivity, with test results showing:

·    Consumption rate reductions of up to 30 percent.

·    Faster cutting rates producing up to 50 percent less time on the job.

·    Reduction in cost per square foot of overhead and material expenditures.

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