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Blasting abrasive

Posted by Rozenkruetz Texas (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 24, 13 at 23:52

Black Diamond Blasting Abrasive, which is basically coal slag form off shore drilling, is something I have used in aquatic plantings for a while with good luck. I was wondering if it would be good to use for container soil mixes and if anyone has ever used it or a similar product before. The largest particle size it comes in is 5mm and a 50lb bag is about $7.


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RE: Blasting abrasive

Give it a try and report back. It might just become the next Turface.... ;-)

Hopefully someone more clever than me might have something more to add.

Typical Chemical Composition

Silicon Dioxide= 47.20%,
Aluminum oxide= 21.39%,
Titanium dioxide= 1.01%,
Ferric oxide= 19.23%,
Calcium oxide= 6.80%,
Magnesium Oxide= 1.47%,
Potassium Oxide= 1.60% and
Sodium Oxide= 0.62%


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