Plastic Blast Media

Plastic Media suppliers and manufacturer for 35 years. Plastic sandblasting media is commonly used for paint stripping, coatings removal, pressure blasting, powder coating, deflashing, deburring, surface preparation and mold cleaning. Our custom-engineered Plasti-Grit® is manufactured from 100% recycled materials in 5 grades of hardness: Type I Polyester, Type II Urea, Type III Melamine, Type V Acrylic and Type VI Clear-Cut®. Mil-Spec approved: MIL-P-85891A. Plastic Media is used for paint ... More

Aviation Paint Removal & Aircraft Maintenance

Composition Materials Plasti-Grit® Plastic Blast Media is a preferred media for safely removing paint from commercial & military airplanes and jets, and in aircraft maintenance operations worldwide. Plastic Media Type V Acrylic is used on aluminum & composite aircraft skins, as well as for blasting delicate parts. Plastic Media Type II Urea is used on harder aluminum aircraft parts and landing gear. Type VI Clear-Cut is effective on aluminum and composites. ... More

Plastic Blast Media

PLASTI-GRIT® Recycled Abrasives & Blast Media Environmentally safe & non-toxic Reclaimable & recycled media Low-cost paint removal & blasting READ MORE ... More

Urea Plastic Media

Type II Urea media is the most versatile plastic abrasive for stripping paint and removing coatings from cars, aircraft, trucks, trailers, trains, vans, buses and steel. For over 30 years, Composition Materials has custom manufactured plastic media abrasives from 100% recycled raw materials for low-cost, environmentally safe paint removal with quick cutting action. Urea plastic blast media is available in all standard sizes from coarse to medium to fine, as well as custom sizing. When blasting, ... More

Melamine Plastic Media

We custom manufacture and supply Melamine Blast Media from recycled materials. Type III is the hardest, most aggressive grade of plastic media. Melamine is effective for mold cleaning, deflashing, removing tough paints & primers, and cleaning grit & grime from engines, turbines and parts. Available in all standard grades. Composition Materials Co, Inc. has been a leading supplier of abrasives and fillers for over 90 years. MIL-P-85891A approved. Contact us for product information and ... More

Clear-Cut® Plastic Media

We custom manufacture Clear-Cut® from 100% recycled materials. In blast operations, Type VI preserves the surface profile of delicate parts, fiberglass, composites, plastics, anilox rolls and Corvettes. Available in all standard sizes. MIL-P-85891A approved. This light-weight, clear-white abrasive is also an excellent additive and filler in resin, epoxy, urethane and counter-tops, as well as a durable non-skid aggregate in flooring, paints & coatings. We supply in all standard sizes from ... More

Acrylic Plastic Media

'Softer' than Urea or Melamine, Acrylic Blast Media is recommended for removing paint and coatings from cars, aircraft, trucks, tractors, rail cars, vans, motor homes and marine vessels. Acrylic is a versatile, long-lasting media often used in blasting softer substrates and materials, while providing efficient results. We also supply Acrylic abrasives for use as a lightweight filler and aggregate. Available in all standard sizes. MIL-P-85891A approved.  ... More

Boat Paint Removal: Soft Abrasives Blasting

Composition Materials offers a complete line of blasting media grits for environmentally safe paint & coatings removal from boat hulls & decks.  Soft abrasive blasting media are used to quickly & safely remove paint & coatings without damaging delicate hull surfaces such as fiberglass, wood or aluminum.  For fiberglass boat paint removal, we recommend Clear-Cut Plastic Blasting Media for indoor blast operations or Walnut Shell Blasting Media for outdoor blasting.  For wooden ... More

Polyester Plastic Media

Type I Polyester plastic media is a soft abrasive used for blasting composites, plastics and fiberglass, as well as deflashing electrical components without damaging delicate parts. Available in all standard sizes, MIL-P-85891A approved. Composition Materials supplies Plastic Blast Media in a wide variety of types and hardness including Urea, Melamine, Clear-Cut® and Acrylic. Contact us for information and technical support at 800-262-7763. ... More


When restoring or repainting cars, considerations include the type of substrates such as steel, aluminum, plastics, composites and fiberglass, as well as the types of paints and coatings. Paint manufacturers recommend applying new paint to properly prepared surfaces. The recommendation for automobile paint stripping is Plastic Media Blasting, a rapid, economic and safe method to remove coatings without causing damage to underlying substrates including aluminum, fiberglass and even plastics. ... More

Video: Corvette Paint Stripping with Plastic Media

In this Video, American Dry Stripping removes paint from a vintage corvette using Plastic Media Blasting. The video looks at the advantages of Plastic Media Blasting: easy to use, fast paint stripping, easy to clean up, recyclable, environmentally friendly, safe on delicate substrates such as the Corvette fiberglass body, and cost effective. ... More

Abrasive Blast Media

Composition Materials supplies blast media for stripping paints, removing primers, enamels, powder coating, rust & scale from steel, foundry metals, aluminum, bronze, plastics, composites, rubber, wood, brick and stone. Abrasives also available for Deflashing, Tumbling and Deburring applications. Below are a selection of Hard Abrasives  for use in profiling metal surfaces with an anchor finish in preparation for paint & coatings, as well as in peening applications. Also, available, Soft ... More