We’ve Gone Solar in Our 17,000 Sq Ft Plant!

Composition Materials Co., Inc. is exited to announce that solar power was turned on in January! With a commitment to running a green business, installing a solar power generation system was a perfect fit for powering our 17,000 sq ft plant.       ... More

Development of Plasti-Grit® Plastic Blast Media

This article was originally published in November, 1987 in Aviation Ground Equipment Market.  The article provides an historic overview of the development of Plasti-Grit® plastic blast media. No question about it — chemical stripping is dangerous and dirty.  And the EPA and OSHA do not like it. So — after decades of costly, inefficient and certifiably treacherous wet stripping of aircraft, the US government is launching an initiative to deal with the triple threat of health hazards, air ... More

Blast Cleaning Brick

Cleaning an old brick building of accumulated soot and grime, this video highlights abrasive media blasting. Each blasting operation is unique and requires blast parameters suited for maximum efficiency without damaging surfaces or substrates. Parameters include media type and size, blast pressure and nozzle distance.   Cleaning an entire building efficiently requires careful planning to achieve maximum results. Selecting the most effective blast media is critical to overall ... More

Corn Cob Log Home

Corn Cob blasting removes old stain and paint when restoring log homes. Corn Cob is an all-natural and biodegradable soft abrasive with excellent performance on stripping wood and preparing the surface for new stain and preservative. This video of corn cob blasting in action shows log home restoration highlights.   ... More

Selecting Fillers for Manufacturing

Since 1923, Composition Materials has supplied industries worldwide with specialty fillers, additives, flours, powders and texture enhancers. Our wide range of fillers and additives can be used to increase or decrease weight, volume, specific gravity, moisture and absorbency; enhance strength or adhesion; introduce texture, non-skid or anti-slip properties; add color or clear properties. We offer advanced technical support to carefully determine the additive and filler that will best accomplish ... More