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IMI Abrasives is the #1 manufacturer of High Quality Steel Shots and Grits.
Wedded to the concept of quality production and committed to the dictum of cost related pricing, we are in the manufacturing spectrum of Steel Shots, Steel Grits and C.I. Grits for over three decades; conforming to IS 4606:1983 and SAE J444 standards. We are an ISO Certified Organisation.
We manufacture and ship high quality Steel Shots, Steel Grits and CI Grits.
Since Shots and Grits are a crucial element of many manufacturing sectors, primarily the auto industry, we take pride in providing our clientele with the best abrasives in the business.
Steel Shots are spherical grains made of molten steel through an atomization (granulation) process.
These are available in different sizes and hardness.
Steel Grits are grains with an angular shape. These grains are obtained by crushing Steel Shots, therefore they exhibit sharp edges and broken sections.
These are harder than Steel Shots and are also available in different sizes and hardness.
We strive to provide you with exactly the kind of abrasives that suit your applications.
Check out the SAE Specifications for our shots here and our grits here.
APPLICATIONS IN SHOT/GRIT BLASTING:
Blasting using IMI Steel Shots and IMI Steel Grits is a process where the abrasive media are propelled by Air Blasting or Wheel blasting units on components. Such blasting removes scales from the surface of the component and prepares it for subsequent process.
Shot Blasting and Grit Blasting is used in:
|Property||Steel Shots Specifications||Steel Grits Specifications|
|Carbon||0.8 to 1.2%||0.8 to 1.2%|
|Manganese||0.8 to 1.2%||0.8 to 1.2%|
|Silicon||0.5% min.||0.5% min.|
|Sulphur||0.08% max.||0.08% max.|
|Phosphorous||0.08% max.||0.08% max.|
|Shape||Round or approximate round||Angular|
|Microstructure||Tempered Martensite with Uniformly distributed Carbides||Tempered Martensite with Uniformly distributed Carbides|
|Hardness||400 to 500 VHN ( 45 to 50 Rc )||45 to 50 Rc|
|Size||S70 - S1560||G12 -G200|
|Density||>7.4 g per cc||>7.2 g per cc|
|Normal Quality||10-150||6.0-8.0||65-70||0.400 Max||0.030 Max||1.50 Max|
|Normal Quality||10-151||6.0-8.1||70-75||0.400 Max||0.030 Max||1.50 Max|
|Export Quality||10-152||6.0-8.2||75.0 Min||0.300 Max||0.030 Max||1.50 Max|