Aero-Clean® (AC)

Thermoplastic Acrylic Granulated

Blast Cleaning Media

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Part Designation U.S. Standard Sieve Inches Millimeters
AC-1 12/16 .066 – .047 1.68 – 1.19
AC-1.5 16/20 .047 – .033 1.19 – 0.84
AC-2 20/30 .033 – .023 0.84 – 0.58
AC-3 30/40 .023 – .017 0.58 – 0.42
AC-4 40/60 .017 – .010 0.42 – 0.25
AC-5 60/100 .010 – .006 0.25 – 0.15

Irregular Shapes May Yield Up TO 15 Percent Size Deviation

3.5 Mohs Hardness: 1.10 – 1.20 Specific Gravity

Package – 275 Pound Drums or 55 Pound Boxes

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Approved under Mil-P-85891A Military specification for plastic blast cleaning media.
  • Produces far less dust than walnut shells allowing for a clean, easily visible work atmosphere.
  • Properly used, will not abrade or warp sensitive surfaces, allowing parts to be salvaged and money saved.
  • Media is treated with anti-static solution which reduces dust, static, and keeps parts cleaner.
  • Sharp, granular edges produce quick cleaning action in less time, saving money.
  • All media is non-toxic and produces no silicosis hazards contributing to a safer work environment.
  • Offers excellent longevity reducing finishing costs.
  • Will not remove plating, anodize, and conversion coatings when properly used, allowing for very controlled blasting on delicate substrates.

COMMON APPLICATIONS

  • Dry stripping:
      Aluminum body ground vehicles (i.e., panel trucks)
      Fiberglass body vehicles
      Aluminum extrusions
      Aircraft components (wheels, brakes, landing gear)
      Any other coated or painted parts
  • Deflashing thermoset plastic parts
  • Deburring steel, aluminum and zinc parts
  • Deflashing electronic components and assemblies
  • Cleaning steel and aluminum molds