Corn Cob/Maizo


Corn cob media (also known as Maizo) is used in dry finishing processes. This light weight media is ideal for adding a finishing shine to your parts. This media is also effective for stripping wood, aluminum, fiberglass, buildings, boats and log cabins. Corn Cob granules are highly absorbent in drying operations and effective in clean-ups of oil spills. Also used as an all-natural ingredient in cosmetics & soap. Environmentally friendly, biodegradable, compostable and long lasting, this renewable and reclaimable media is safe for use on delicate substrates, surfaces and parts.

Maizo Qualities

  • A very light and soft agricultural abrasive media that is also absorbent
  • Used for cleaning delicate surfaces or brass/brick/stone/wood
  • Corn cob media is often used in vibratory finishing equipment for parts drying and light polishing

Maizo Specifications

  • Angular or blocky shape
  • MOHs hardness: 2.5-3.5
  • Approximately 20-30 lbs/cu. ft. bulk density
  • Available in mixed grits based upon sieve screen measurement
  • Absorbent qualities for drying or degreasing

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