Silicon Carbide


Silicon Carbide Qualities

  • Extremely hard and sharp abrasive
  • Will produce a matte surface finish
  • Capable of metal removal
  • Highly friable abrasive media which is reusable but less durable than brown aluminum oxide
  • Cleaning or etching the hardest sub-surfaces
  • May be required for some applications that require brazing or welding after blasting
  • Used for grinding, lapping, and wire saw cutting as well as abrasive blasting


  • Angular shape
  • MOHs hardness: 9.5
  • Highly friable abrasive
  • Micro grits available
  • Approximately 105 lbs/cu. ft. bulk density
  • Manufactured to ANSI Table 2 grit sizes
  • Custom grit sizes and blends available

Download: SDS