GMA SoftBlast Garnet Abrasive


THe GMA SoftBlast Garnet Abrasive (SKU: P-GAFINE), is the softest abrasive in the GMA range, perfect for cleaning and polishing delicate surfaces. Achieving a surface profile of 0.5 – 1.0 mil (12 – 25µm) or less, it offers blasting rates up to 300 ft²/hr. With a low consumption rate of 0.75 – 2.0 lb/ft² and a recyclability rating of 1/10, this super fine garnet abrasive is ideal for tasks like historic monument cleaning, graffiti removal, and mold and mildew removal from log cabins.

  • Super fine garnet abrasive for delicate surface work
  • Surface profile of 0.5 – 1.0 mil for gentle cleaning and polishing
  • Blasting rates up to 300 ft²/hr
  • Low consumption rate for economical use
  • Low dust factor for cleaner operations
  • Mesh sizes of 200 and 350 for ultra-fine applications
  • MilSpec approved, ensuring top quality
  • Sold by the pallet (pallet minimum)
  • Abrasive cannot be ordered online at this time

GMA SoftBlast Garnet Abrasive


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The GMA SoftBlast Garnet Abrasive is specifically engineered for extremely delicate blasting, cleaning, and polishing applications. As the softest product in the GMA lineup, it is uniquely suited for preserving and restoring historic landmarks, sensitive substrates, and soft metals. This abrasive is also highly effective for automotive, marine, and antique restoration projects. 

With its ultra-fine mesh sizes of 200 and 350, GMA SoftBlast is excellent for preparing surfaces that require extreme adhesion or are heavily pitted. Its ability to achieve a fine surface profile of 0.5 – 1.0 mil ensures the most delicate treatment of surfaces, making it an ideal choice for the restoration of log and old wood homes, as well as the removal of graffiti without damaging underlying materials. 

The low dust generation of GMA SoftBlast facilitates a cleaner working environment, enhancing the operator’s safety and reducing cleanup time. Its low consumption rate adds to its cost-effectiveness, especially in large-scale restoration or cleaning projects. Despite its gentle nature, this abrasive offers efficient blasting rates of up to 300 ft²/hr, making it a practical choice for both commercial and conservation efforts. Packaged and sold by the pallet, GMA SoftBlast Garnet Abrasive meets MilSpec standards, assuring its quality and suitability for delicate surface preparation tasks. This product is not only a testament to GMA’s commitment to versatile abrasive solutions but also to their dedication to preserving the integrity of delicate and historic surfaces.