Surface Preparation


Brown fused aluminum oxide is used in the surface preparation process before the application of a wide variety of coatings such as paints, thermal sprays, and powder sprays. A clean surface, free of all contaminants and unwanted substances, is a necessity for guaranteeing strong adhesion of the final coating. The preparation is usually done using a wet or dry pressure blasting process.

using compressed air.

Surface Preparation Applications

  • Oil and dirt removal
  • Scale removal
  • Rust removal
  • Paint removal
  • Smooths surfaces
  • Levels out high spots
  • Cleans ships
  • Aircraft engine overhaul
  • Prepares pipelines for coatings
  • Removes tough coatings
  • Profiles
  • Cleans large infrastructure for painting

Products for Surface Preparation

Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide: GLM BFA

 A tough, all-purpose virgin grain produced to conform to all major industrial and U.S. government standards

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