Ted Diamond Receives Military Award

Ted Diamond, founding family member and past President of Composition Materials Co., Inc., received France's highest military honor on July 3rd, 2015 on his 98th birthday. The Insignia of Chevalier Legion of Honor was awarded to Ted for his service in helping to liberate France in WWII as a combat navigator with the 15th Air Force. Ted flew 50 missions, from December 1943 to August 1944, often leading a group of 28 B-17's.  Ted and the other 19 award recipients were recognized for their ... More

Blasting 1960 Corvette

Plastic media blasting efficiently removes paint from a 1960 fiberglass Corvette without damaging the delicate Corvette surface. Composition Materials Co., Inc. has been manufacturing PLASTI-GRIT® for over 30 years in 5 grades of hardness: Urea, Melamine, Acrylic, Clear-Cut® and Polyester. Plastic abrasives are used worldwide as a leading method of removing paint and coatings from cars, boats, planes, trains, landing gear, helicopters and more! Removing paint from a vintage Corvette requires ... More

Walnut Shell Blasting Bronze Statue

Walnut shell blasting statue of Avery Alexander: The Monumental Task Committee of New Orleans, LA recently restored the statue of Avery Alexander called, "The Crusader." Avery Alexander was an important Louisiana Civil Rights leader who marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and he also served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1976-1999. Since Katrina, the statue had been in storage and in need of restoration. As the video highlights, Walnut Shell blasting cleaned the statue's ... More

1954 Corvette Plastic Media

Removing paint from a 1954 Corvette using PLASTI-GRIT®. Paint removal from the Corvette's fiberglass body requires careful handling of its delicate surface. Air pressure, media type, media size and distance are all important variables in achieving best results. This video highlights expert blasting by American Dry Stripping with PLASTI-GRIT®. One of the best features of plastic media blasting is its ability to do an excellent job removing paint from soft substrates, such as fiberglass, ... More

Microbead Alternatives for Cosmetics

Composition Materials supplies cosmetic companies worldwide alternatives to microbeads.  For use in body, bath and skin care products, these all-natural alternatives include all-white palm nut, walnut shell, and apricot pit shell. Eco-friendly ingredients are sourced from sustainable fruit and nut trees, and are available in standard and custom sizes.  Click here for information on all of our cosmetic industry products and services and call 800-262-7763. ... More