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 boats, we recommend either Walnut Shell Blasting Media or Corn Cob Blasting Media. Clear-Cut Plastic Blasting Media is effective on aluminum boats. Please contact us for assistance in selecting the media and mesh size for your paint stripping application, as well as for blasting solutions in preserving gel coats. Additionally, Clear-Cut Plastic Media is a superior paint additive for non-skid / anti-slip boat decking.
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, recylcable, environmentally friendly, safe on delicate substrates such as the Corvette fiberglass body, and cost effective.
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. It removes paint coatings without etching, marring, warping or otherwise damaging surface integrity. Plastic Blasting Media and be re-used multiple times, making it economical. Click for more information on the Types of Plastic Media available and Plastic Media Blasting Equipment. Read More....
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