Plastic Blast Media

Plastic Media Blasting TruckPLASTI-GRIT® – PLASTIC ABRASIVES  blast media is used for efficient paint stripping, coatings removal, deflashing, surface preparation, mold cleaning and industrial cleaning applications. For over 30 years, Composition Materials has been a leading worldwide manufacturer of Plastic Media for use in removing paint, coatings, primers, epoxies and powder coatings from steel, aluminum, fiberglass, rubber and composites. These soft abrasives are made from recycled thermoset plastics and can be reclaimed multiple times in blast operations. Plastic Media Blasting replaces chemical stripping, sand blasting and hard abrasives that can damage delicate substrates.  Used on cars, trucks, airplanes, trains, helicopters, boats, manufactured parts and more! MIL-P-85891A approved.

Plastic Media is also used extensively as fillers for paint & coatings, flooring, non-skid & anti-slip surfacing, texturing and counter tops. For further information about the Plasti-Grit grades that are available as well as Plastic Media Fillers, please click on the links below.  Contact us for technical support, media selection and ordering Plasti-Grit®.

Plastic Blast Grit

Plastic Blast Media Aggressiveness Chart

Plastic Media Abrasives

  • Environmentally safe, non-toxic
  • Low-cost method of paint stripping
  • Mil-Spec approved: MIL-P-85891A
  • Coatings removal & surface cleaning
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Plastic Media Fillers

  • Plastic grits & flour additives 
  • Additive in resins & compounds
  • Available in clear & multi-colored
  • Non-skid & anti-slip paint additive

Urea: Type II

  • Media blasting, paint stripping
  • Cars, boats, trucks, motor homes
  • Steel, aluminum, industrial parts
  • Most versatile Plastic Media grade
Plasti-Grit Type III Melamine

Melamine: TYPE III

  • Most aggressive Plastic Media grade
  • Paint stripping, mold cleaning
  • Hard to remove paints & primers
  • Best on steel & hard substrates

Acrylic: Type V

  • Media blasting, paint stripping
  • Boats, aircraft, motor homes
  • Fiberglass, aluminum, composites
  • “More forgiving” in hands of operator

Clear-Cut®: Type VI

  • Media blasting, paint stripping
  • Safe for delicate surfaces
  • Aluminum, fiberglass, composites
  • Boats, Corvettes, soft metal parts

Polyester: Type I

  • Softest Grade
  • Media Blasting, paint stripping
  • Soft metals & composites
  • Deflashing electronics & circuit boards
Powder coating is blasted off with plastic blast media.

Plastic Media Articles

  • Plastic Media Blasting Articles
  • Automotive Restoration
  • Powder Coating Removal
  • Stripping Organic Coatings