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With our persistent involvement since 1945, we have acquired a distinguished position in the market as a manufacturer and exporter of Almandine Garnet. It is directly obtained from mines and processed using latest techniques so as to obtain the end product free from mud and non garnet materials. Owing to its purity, it is widely used as abrasives, water filters and in sand blasting. To meet the variegated requirements of clients, we offer the Almandine Garnet in packs of different quantities.
Longer shelf life
The latest addition to PMC's list of minerals is Garnet - Almandine. This is mined at PMC's own Sri Venkata Sai Mines, located in Nellore Dist. AP. Almandine Garnet (sometimes wrongly referred to as Almandite) is twelve sided crystal. It is a very hard material with a Moh's Scale hardness of 6.5 to 7.5.
This garnet is not got from beach sands like most other garnets in India and so is very eco-friendly. When garnet is mined from beach sand, large areas of the beach gets polluted and spoilt.Garnet is a very safe and eco-friendly material which can be used in various applications.
Abrasives: Sand Paper, Cutting and Grinding Wheels.
Sand Blasting: Cleaning and preparing of metal surfaces, Ship body Cleaning,Oil Refineries and out door equipment.
Cutting: High Pressure Water Jet Cutting
Water Filters: Water Medium
As a medium for sand blasting, Garnet is the preferred over Silica Sand, Quartz and metal slag. Garnet can be reused several and is non-polluting. And the fine dust produced during blasting is not carcinogenic like it is for Silica Sand or quartz.
The Garnet from the mines is cleaned with water to remove the mud and non garnet materials.
These are ground in mills.
Material is then sieved on vibro-sieves to get the required grain sizing.
Finished product is tested in the lab and packed as per requirement.