Carbon Steel Shot

Carbon Steel Shot is a general-purpose abrasive used to remove mill scale and molding sand. Its high bulk density, low friability, consistent sizing, and low dust levels provide superior production rates.

Common Uses:

  • Wheel blast equipment
  • Cleaning castings and forgings
  • Closed-circuit blast systems


Shape: Round
Hardness: 40-51 HRC
Bulk Density: 289-298 lbs./cu.ft.
Specific Gravity: 4.8 g/cc
Free Silica: No Free Silica
Type: Manufactured
Recyclability: Very High
Surface Etching: None

Packaging Options

Drums: 2000 lbs.
Bags: 50 lbs.

Recommended Blasting Conditions

Nozzle Pressure: 100-125 psi
Distance from Surface: 18 in.

Inhaling dusts from abrasive blasting may result in serious injury, disease, or death.
According to OSHA, only a Type CE NIOSH-certified blasting airline respirator with positive pressure blasting helmet should be used for abrasive blasting.

Product details are based on published information at the time of publication. Product details are subject to change without notice. Contact Marco for more information.