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Plastic Blasting Media vs. Natural Blasting Media

Cleaning quickly and economically, while remaining conscious of environmental and production regulations can be a challenge, the use of plastic media in pneumatic dry blast equipment provides an answer to that challenge. Plastic media has the ability to clean rapidly without damaging surfaces. Intricate components and soft materials are not eroded with plastic media blasting. […]

Selecting the right media for your blast application

Choosing the right media is a crucial part of the blasting process. Every media has a range of different hardness, shape and size of particles. At Guyson we carry a broad range of blast media as well as our own Guyson exclusive materials that provide additional benefits such as longevity, low dust and overall reduced […]


Guyson White Aluminum Oxide is produced from the highest quality materials and manufactured specifically for high precision blast equipment. Guyson’s White Aluminum Oxide is an immensely pure (99.5%) aluminum oxide that is offered in a variety of grit sizes as well as package sizes. As Guyson’s White Aluminum Oxide breaks down the crystals fracture evenly […]

Guyson Metalbead and non-destructive mold and die cleaning

The most common machines that utilizes Guyson Metalbead are wheel blast systems. A wheel-blasting system uses a blast wheel to throw media at a substrate on a revolving table. Wheel-blast systems are a great way to clean extrusion dies and molds due to the large amount of media one wheel can throw. On average a […]


If a particular size media is specified for your grit-blasting process, how can you determine if a shipment of brand new abrasive blasting grit is sized correctly for the work? What does the number mean in an abrasive grain designation, such as #80 aluminum oxide? Let’s begin by looking at industry standards for grit sizing. […]