Along with the more commonly used ceramic and plastic medias, Almco also carries a wide selection of alternative medias to meet your finishing needs. These include:

 

  • SteelSteel and Stainless Steel Media

    a heavy, non-consumable media used for polishing, surface smoothing, pre-plate preparation and very light de-burring.





  • CornCobCorncob Media

    With a high level of moisture absorbency, this media is primarily used as a drying agent in vibratory and barrel tumbling operations. It can also be impregnated with polishing compound and used to impart a high gloss finish on parts. It is available from ALMCO in a variety of grit sizes.

 

 

 

 

  • WalnutShellWalnut Shell Media -

    Ground walnut shell media is used mostly in dry tumbling and vibratory operations. In conjunction with various powders and polishing compounds, this media imparts a very fine finish on a variety metals. It is available from ALMCO in a variety of grit sizes.






  • RandomShapeRandom Shaped Abrasive Media –

    crushed aluminum oxide and silicon carbide are extremely aggressive medias used for heavy burr and metal removal in spindle finishing and blasting applications. They are available from ALMCO in a variety of grit sizes.