Military & Industrial Spec Compliant

Blasting Abrasives

Midvale Industries works closely with the United States Military and its partners to provide high grade materials that meet military specifications and standards. Our selection of military spec abrasives are used across the county in applications for coating removal, metal deflashing, composite bond preparation, surface finishing, cleaning and peening. Whether you’re a military base or making components for military items, we can develop a blasting process utilizing our military grade abrasives.

See below for a full list of our Military Spec blasting abrasives and their Spec IDs.

Starch blasting Media

GPX Corn Starch

GPX corn starch is a military spec blasting abrasive that is more tolerant to moisture than wheat. It is safe for sensitive substrates.

Military Spec: MIL-P-85891A

Plastic Blast Media

Plastic Blast Media is commonly used in the coating removal process for aircraft. Ideal for cleaning and surface finishing.

Military Spec: MIL-P-85891A

Glass Beads

Glass Beads clean quickly with minimal metal removal. Ideal for cleaning, peening, deburring and surface finishing.

Military Spec: MIL-PRF-9954D

Peening Spec: AMS2431/6C

Ceramic Beads

Ceramic Beads are a long lasting and reusable media. Ideal for cleaning, peening, deburring and surface finishing.

Military Spec: MIL-S-13165C

Peeing Specs: AMS 2431,  2431/7, SAE J 1830 

Aluminum Oxide

Aluminum Oxide

Aluminum Oxide is a sharp, fast cutting, recyclable blasting media. Ideal for rust, mil scale, paint and coating  removal,  and surface preparation

Military Spec: A-A-59316

green diamond blasting abrasive

Green Diamond

Green Diamond abrasive cleans quickly at a minimal cost. Ideal for cleaning and wet blasting.

Military Spec: MIL-A-22262

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