Walnut Shell Non-Skid

Walnut Shell Grit is easily added to paint, mixed-in and applied to surfaces  to create a non-skid / anti-slip coating. Select the Walnut Shell grade for coarse, medium or fine texture. Walnut Shell abrasives stay in suspension in most paints, for easy mix-in applications. Composition Materials has supplied Walnut Shell Abrasives for over 60 years. We supply a full line of Non-Skid Media.   ... More

Plastic Media Train

This video shows highlights of using plastic media blasting to clean trains, effectively removing coatings with .5 inches of filler, without the need to mask rubber seals around windows. Plastic media is the preferred method of blast cleaning on steel, aluminum, alloys and composites. For over 30 years, Composition Materials has custom-engineered PLASTI-GRIT® in 5 grades of hardness. Contact us for assistance with selecting the media type and size for your application.   ... More

Plastic Media BAE Jet

British Aerospace Hawk Jet airplane is carefully masked, and then its paint is blasted using plastic media in preparation for re-painting.   Plastic Blast Media efficiently strips paint from a wide variety of substrates including steel, aluminum, fiberglass, rubber and composites. With carefully determined air pressure, media type and size, plastic abrasives offer time and cost advantages over alternative paint removal methods. Composition Materials manufactures Plastic ... More

Abrasive Blasting Overview

Abrasive blasting methods have been in use for over a hundred years.  Industries have employed air-blast, wheel-blast and other methods to propel abrasive blasting media for use in paint stripping, coatings removal, strengthening surfaces, preparing surfaces for coatings, blast cleaning, mold cleaning and deflashing. The development of these methods over the years introduced a wide range of abrasive blasting media types to maximize efficiency of surface cleaning and preparation. Common ... More

Plastic Media WWII Airplane

Paint removal from rare Vampire Jet. The Vampire  is made of aluminum, wood and canvas, making paint stripping a very delicate operation, and one perfectly suited for Plastic Media Blasting.   ... More