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Pecan Shell

Crushed pecan shells make up a large percentage of the nut and serve as a very useful natural organic material for many applications. Pecan Shell is available in various sizes, from coarse to medium to fine. Pecan Shell Flour RS is an antioxidant fiber source ground to 325 mesh and optimized for maximum antioxidant content.
Detailed Particle Size Information

Pecan Shell 80 to 180 mesh

Typical Applications

Pecan shells are an excellent soft grit abrasive media used for blast cleaning, tumbling, and polishing and have a wide range of applications over broad industries including oil field equipment and rigs, compressors and compressor components, soft metals, wood plastics, fiberglass gun casings, jewelry and castings, and electronic and electrical critical parts and castings.

The oil industry uses the shell as lost circulation material.

Pecan Shells are used as a filter media and are one of the best materials for removing metals from water. Many waste treatment systems utilize them to produce clean water.

Pecan shells have been discovered as a great natural medium for athletic turf fields and mulch.

Packaging Options

50 lb. paper bags or 2,000 lb. super sacks.


Crushed Pecan Shell TSCA (SARA Title III) Status: Not listed. Pecan shell is an organic product and not subject to TSCA requirements. For further information, please call the E.P.A. Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) at 202-564-2902

Sustainable Qualities

Pecan Shell powder and granules are a sustainable material that can be used in a variety of applications. Made from the outer shell of pecan nuts, this material is a byproduct of the food industry and is often considered waste. However, by repurposing this material, it can be used as a natural and eco-friendly alternative to synthetic materials. Pecan Shell Powder and granules are biodegradable, non-toxic, and renewable, making them an excellent choice for sustainable products. Additionally, using this material contributes to a circular economy by reducing waste and creating a closed-loop system where byproducts are repurposed into useful materials.

In addition to its sustainability benefits, Pecan Shell Powder and granules offer unique properties that make them attractive for various applications. They are lightweight, have good absorption and adsorption properties, and can be used as a natural abrasive or filler. Pecan Shell Powder and granules can be used in cosmetics, agriculture, and construction industries, among others. By incorporating this sustainable material into products, businesses can contribute to a circular economy while also providing eco-friendly solutions to consumers.

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Specifications Available

  • Pecan Shell - Abrasive Sizing
  • Pecan Shell - Filtration Material Sizing
  • Pecan Shell - Flour RS

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  • -10
  • 6/10
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  • Coarse Pecan Nutshell
  • Fine Pecan Nutshell
  • Medium Pecan Nutshell

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