Walnut Shell Media 16/18

  • Product Code: 3022T
  • Brand: TradeQuip Professional

The TradeQuip "Made for the Trade" Walnut Shell Blasting Media Abrasive is designed for use in conjunction with our TradeQuip Blasting Cabinets. Nut shells and other organic materials, don't cause anchor patterns, making them useful for removing dirt, grease, oil, carbon, scale, burrs and paint without changing the underlying substrate. Walnut shells can be an excellent choice for softer surfaces such as wood — they won’t cause etching. Walnut shells are one of less abrasive blasting media you can use and are completely biodegradable, making them among the most environmentally-friendly blasting media. Walnut shell blasting media is great for rust-free paint removal from sheet metal and for cleaning engines and transmissions. Walnut media blasting is also an effective media for cleaning paint, grease and other dirt from the surface of a material whilst maintaining the integrity of substrate materials. Ideal for use with aluminium, brass and sheet metal. It has been specified for use with TradeQuip "Made for the Trade"  Blasting Cabinets only. Note: TradeQuip Walnut Shells cannot be used in TradeQuip Mobile Blasting Units


  • Biodegradable environmentally friendly
  • Fast removal of dirt, grease, oil and carbon from internal parts
  • Used for general maintenance and cleaning paint rust free
  • Works well on wood and won't cause etching or anchor patterns
  • Ideal for preparation of aluminium, brass and sheet metal
  • Widely used for for cleaning engine and transmission parts 


  • Diameter: ~1.2-1.4mm
  • Mesh: 16/18
  • Bulk Density: 850kg/m3
  • Moisture: 6%
  • Oil Removal Efficiency: 65%
  • Specific Gravity: 1.35g/cm3
  • Mosh Hardness: ~2.5-4.0MOHS
  • Bag Size: 25kg

NOTE:  TradeQuip Walnut Shells cannot be used in TradeQuip Mobile Blasting Units.

NOTE:  We recommend the use of  personal protective equipment. Always wear a respiratory filter or mask over your mouth when operating this unit. You will create a cloud of abrasive media material and debris which should not be inhaled.

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Our Flagship brand of garage and workshop equipment, TradeQuip is designed for use in a demanding garage and workshop environment by trade users. With proven and trusted “Made for the Trade” reliability, TradeQuip branded products offer the very best in performance for an affordable price. The TradeQuip range is covered by a 12 month trade use warranty.