Ultra Soft Shot
The Viking Blast & Wash Systems is pleased to offer new soft metallic abrasives, called Ultra Soft Shot. This metallic abrasive is designed to replace glass beads, plastic media, zinc shot and soft abrasives in non-destructive blasting and polishing applications.
What is Ultra Soft Shot?
The hardness of Ultra Soft Shot is <20 HRC and typically between 12 and 15 HRC. And unlike other so-called soft Products, Ultra Soft Shot will not work-harden once in use but remains at the same hardness throughout it’s useful life
How does Ultra Soft Shot compare to other abrasives?
The advantages of using Ultra Soft Shot are:
*Less abrasion to surface
*Longer media life
*Can be used in airless blast equipment
*Reduced blast waste
*Reduced ferrous impingement
*No wear & tear on blast machine
*No equipment adjustments needed
*A less dusty atmosphere for improved visibility in the blast cabinet
What Ultra Soft Shot sizes are available?
Ultra Soft Shot is available in many sizes, from US 70 to US 780, however the most popular sizes are US 70, US 90, US 110, US 170, US 230, and US 280. Special shot and grit sizes can be produced to fit special applications.
What are some applications for Ultra Shot Spot?
*Deflashing non-ferrous die casting
*Cleaning machined surfaces on steel or iron
*Cleaning permanent molds in aluminum
*Removing scale from heat treated parts
*Stripping coating from light metal stampings
*Removing carbon build-up from exhaust valves
*Removing mold material from investment casting
*Refinishing aluminum automotive wheels