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Blast Media

Last Updated: 03/07/18 Click to see brand name products that meet these requirements

Abrasive materials, such as coal slag, smelter slags, mineral abrasives, metallic abrasives, and synthetic abrasives, that are used to clean or texturize a material. Sand is the most commonly used blast medium.

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Additional Guidance

According to BioPreferred, blast media are abrasive particles sprayed forcefully to clean, remove contaminants, or condition surfaces, often preceding coating.

BioPreferred maintains an electronic product catalog listing products that either 1. are eligible for preferred federal procurement, or 2. have earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label.