Abrasive Blasting

Speed up Everyday Removal of Light Coatings and Rust


With GMA Garnet™, a clean surface is just the beginning. Let’s talk about how GMA can produce the range of surface profiles that your protective coatings require — safely, efficiently and without disrupting your facility.

GMA SpeedBlastTM is our fast cleaning, general purpose abrasive for a wide variety of less challenging industrial blasting requirements. It offers exceptionally fast blasting performance for removal of light to medium coatings and/or rust. It outperforms other abrasives due to its hardness, low consumption rates and durability that improves productivity and ensures a superior surface finish.

Throughout the world, garnet is recognized as the leading high performance, cost efficient and safe choice for a variety of blasting applications.

Product Summary

  • Quick and easy abrasive for general industrial blasting requirements
  • Ideal for a broad range of applications
  • Low consumption rate.

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Garnet Advantages



Fast removal of medium coatings and/or medium rust.
  • Uniform surface profile: 2.0 - 3.0 mil
  • Blasting rates: Up to 360 ft2/hr
  • Consumption rates: As low as 1.5 lb/ft2


  • General industrial maintenance
  •  Light rust and low-medium mil coatings
  • Powder coating removal and preparation
  •  Wet abrasive blasting maintenance grade
  • Construction and maintenance on tanks, pipes, pressure vessels and offshore platform decking.

Major Industries

  • Oil & Gas
        - Terminals
        - Offshore production
        - Petroleum refining
  • Energy generation & transmission
  • Construction & infrastructure
  • Shipbuilding, maintenance & repair
  • Pipelines
  • Metal fabrication
  • Water & wastewater treatment

Global Project Reference

SpeedBlast-Leaflet-Global-Reference-Image.jpg    Satah Al Razbooth Offshore Oil Field   

    GMA SpeedBlast is the preferred abrasive for surface preparation work for Oil Tech’s major offshore
    project – Satah Al Razbooth Package #4 (SARB 4 Project) Offshore Oil Field Abu Dhabi – UAE. GMA’s
    secure supply, long term pricing, high productivity, cost effectiveness and garnet recovery solutions
    demonstrated undeniable advantages for Oil Tech. Tanks, pipelines and structures were blasted with
    GMA SpeedBlast.

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