Garnet sand is the lifeblood of abrasive waterjet cutting. But not all garnet is equal. That’s the opinion of Brian Yeakel, plant manager at Penn Stainless Products Inc. in Quakertown, featured in the FF Journal. The family-owned service center, founded in 1979, exclusively cuts with Adirondack 50 HPX garnet produced by Barton International in Glens Falls, New York. The right garnet ensures that the service center’s cutting meets customer demands. “We’ve been offered samples of garnet from other suppliers, but they don’t cut the way Barton’s does.” Read the complete article from FF Journal (PDF)