Use of abrasives:

Treatments of materials/ Products Brown corundum Glass beads
Roughening  ++ oo 
Calamine removal  ++  o
Perfection of cast items  +  oo
Smoothing stainless steel and light alloys  o  ++
Appearance of stainless steel  +  +
Appearance of light alloys  oo  ++
Fettling stainless steel items  +  ++
Fettling steel items  +  +
Fettling light alloys  +  ++
Fettling plastics  +  +
Cleaning rubber casts  oo  ++
Cleaning glass casts  oo  ++
Damage-free paint removal    oo  o
Preparation for glueing  ++  oo
Preparation for plasma cutting   +  o
Preparation for plating  ++  oo
Preparation for enamelling  +  oo
Preparation for painting   ++  +
Preparation for chrome-plating  ++  +
Prestressing  o  +

The table below shows the compatibility of the projection methods with our different abrasives:

Compatible process/products Compressed air Turbine 
Dry
Damp
Mechanical
Brown Corundum  ++
Glass beads  
   X<45µ ++  ++  oo 
 X>45µ  ++  oo 
+ Possible   o Unadvisable
++ Recommended  oo Prohibited