Garnet is a natural minerals and not a by products of a chemical process. It is inert and non-toxic and virtually free of silica, thus excluding any danger whatsoever of silicosis hazard. Garnet has a very low dust emission.
This makes it safe for the operator , does not pollute the atmosphere and causes minimum disturbance in the vicinity and adjoin ingare as . In consequence the use of natural garnet as an abrasive has won a worldwide approval among occupational health authorities. Moreover, as Garnet is an environment friendly material , It is now gaining
favor with many environment protection authorities, for the following main reasons:
Garnet does not pollute the atmosphere because it has very low dust emission.
Therefore it offers no known health hazard.
When used offshore, does not contaminate or foul the sea-bed nor disturb marine life.
Due to its high productivity, less garnet is used and therefore less cleanup and disposal.
As garnet could be recycled several times and also being a natural non-toxic mineral, it does not Create disposal problems as other slag abrasives do.