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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 performance without harming the brick or mortar. Contact us at (800) 262-7763 for assistance with media selection.

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 the end goals. We offer a full line of environmentally friendly products from natural and recycled sources. Commonly used grits and flours consist of natural byproducts including walnut shells, apricot pit …

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“Green” Industrial Fillers & Extenders

Composition Materials Co., Inc. Fillers & Extenders include: Walnut Shell Flour, Pecan Shell Flour, Rice Hull Ash, Rice Hulls, Rice Flour, Corn Cob Flour, Wood Flour, Hollow Glass Beads, Cellulose, Sisal, Nylon, Cotton, Metal Powders, and Thermoset Plastic Flour from Urea, Melamine and Clear-Cut. The first step in product selection is determining the physical characteristics you want to impart to an end product. For example: increase or reduce weight; increase strength, flexibility or rigidity; add absorption characteristics; or introduce non-slip / anti-skid texture. The next step is to quantify the sought after attributes in the Filler or Extender, including particle …

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