Walnut Shell Blasting

Composition Materials Co., Inc. pioneered Walnut Shell Blasting with US Navy in the 1960’s, which allowed for stripping of only the top coatings of aircraft carriers & submarines, leaving the expensive and valuable undercoats intact..read more. Walnut Shell Blasting, is an environmentally friendly and economical abrasive for paint & coating removal, blast cleaning, engine clean-outs and deflashing.  Widely used in many industries & applications, Walnut Media can be reclaimed for multiple uses.

Contact us for information, bulk ordering and volume discounts — many grades in stock.

WALNUT SHELL BLAST GRADES

SDSTDSSIEVESSIZES

PACKAGING50 lb. Bags ▪ 40 Bags per Pallet ▪ Super-Sacks ORDERING INFORMATION (800) 262-7763
6/10
8/12
12/20
14/30
18/40
35/60
40/100
AD-1B
AD-2.5B
AD-3B
AD-4B
AD-6B
AD-7B
AD-9B
All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.12-20 Walnut Shell GritAll-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.

WALNUT SHELL BLASTING ADVANTAGES

  • Premium soft abrasive available in Black & English Walnut Shell Grades
  • Preserves base, primer & gel-coats while removing top coats of paint
  • Environmentally friendly, non-toxic; causes no health or environmental hazards
  • Long-lasting, re-usable and biodegradable
  • Reduces cycle time of finishing operations; preserves microfinishes
  • Walnut Shell sandblasting for selective coatings removal
  • Replaces sand to avoid problem of silicosis

WALNUT SHELL MEDIA APPLICATIONS

  • Paint stripping & coatings removal
  • Effective on boats, buildings, bridges, outdoor statuaries, cars and graffiti removal
  • Blast cleaning for aircraft engine cleanout & steam turbines
  • Deflashing, deburring & finishing operations
  • Deflashing parts in electronics industries
  • Deburring in plastics and aluminum & zinc die casting industries
  • Excellent media for wheel blasting, air blasting and tumbling operations
  • Porosity enhancer for ceramics and grinding wheels in burn-out applications
HARDNESS MOH 3.5 ▪ Rockwell 91
SPECIFIC GRAVITY1.2 - 1.4
APPLICATIONSPaint Stripping ▪ Coatings Removal ▪ Blast Cleaning ▪ Deburrring ▪ Deflashing ▪ Tumbling ▪ Engine Clean-Out ▪ Burn-Out Applications: Porosity Enhancer for Grinding Wheels & Ceramics
USED ONCars ▪ Trucks ▪ Airplanes ▪ Trains ▪ Boats ▪ Landing Gear ▪ Buildings ▪ Brick ▪ Statues ▪ Monuments ▪ Engines
INDUSTRIESAutomotive Restoration ▪ Aircraft Maintenance ▪ Paint & Coatings ▪ Military
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VIDEOS: WALNUT SHELL BLASTING IN ACTION

                         

Our consulting service is available in selecting the crushed Walnut Shell media for your operation, call 800-262-7763.