Walnut Shell Products

Composition Materials Co., Inc. has been a worldwide supplier of Walnut Shell Media for over 60 years. We helped pioneer Walnut Shell Blasting with the US Navy in the 1960’s (read more). Walnut Shell Media is environmentally friendly, economical & reclaimable, offering low-cost solutions for paint & coating removal, pressure blasting, blast cleaning, deflashing & ceramic burn-out.

WALNUT SHELL ADVANTAGES

  • Available in Black & English grades
  • Preserves base, primer & gel-coats while removing top coats of paint
  • Non-toxic; causes no health or environmental hazards
  • Long-lasting, re-usable and biodegradable
  • Reduces cycle time of finishing operations; preserves microfinishes
  • Selective coatings removal
  • Replaces sandblasting to avoid problem of silicosis

WALNUT SHELL GRIT GRADES

SDSTDSSIEVESSIZES

6/10
8/12
12/20
14/30
18/40
35/60
40/100
60/200
All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.12-20 Walnut Shell GritAll-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.All-natural soft abrasive, crushed walnut shells are available in standard and cosmetic-grade.Walnut shell grit is a non-toxic, all-natural, biodegradable soft abrasive.
 
WALNUT SHELL FLOUR GRADES
#100
#200
#325
#400
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#100  Walnut Shell Flour
#200 Walnut Shell Flour
#325 Walnut Shell Flour
#400 Walnut Shell Flour
PACKAGING50 lb. Bags ▪ 40 Bags per Pallet ▪ Super-Sacks

WALNUT SHELL APPLICATIONS

  • Effective on boats, buildings, bridges, outdoor statuaries, cars and graffiti removal
  • Aircraft engine cleanout & steam turbines
  • Deflashing parts
  • Deburring plastics & die casting industries
  • Wheel & air blasting, as well as tumbling
  • Porosity enhancer for ceramics and grinding wheels in burn-out applications

 

VIDEOS: BLASTING WITH WALNUT SHELLS

                 

Plastic Blast Grit

Plastic Media Abrasives

  • Environmentally safe, non-toxic
  • Low-cost method of paint stripping
  • Mil-Spec approved: MIL-P-85891A
  • Coatings removal & surface cleaning

Urea: Type II

  • Media blasting, paint stripping
  • Cars, boats, trucks, motor homes
  • Steel, aluminum, industrial parts
  • Most versatile Plastic Media grade

Melamine: TYPE III

  • Most aggressive Plastic Media grade
  • Paint stripping, mold cleaning
  • Hard to remove paints & primers
  • Best on steel & hard substrates

Clear-Cut®: Type VI

  • Media blasting, paint stripping
  • Safe for delicate surfaces
  • Aluminum, fiberglass, composites
  • Boats, Corvettes, soft metal parts

Acrylic: Type V

  • Media blasting, paint stripping
  • Boats, aircraft, motor homes
  • Fiberglass, aluminum, composites
  • “More forgiving” in hands of operator

Plastic Media Fillers

  • Plastic grits & flour additives 
  • Additive in resins & compounds
  • Available in clear & multi-colored
  • Non-skid & anti-slip paint additive

Polyester: Type I

  • Softest Grade
  • Media Blasting, paint stripping
  • Soft metals & composites
  • Deflashing electronics & circuit boards

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