Walnut Shell

Walnut Shell

What is Walnut Shell?

Walnut Shell Powder is a hard fibrous product in light yellow or brown with a wide range of applications which is made from walnut shells.

The most important features of Walnut Shell Powder:
  1- Non-Toxic
  2- Durable
  3- Natural
  4- Biodegradable
  5- Require no flammable solvent
  6- Environmentally safe
  7- 100% Silica free
  8- Renewable
  9- Re usable
  10- Replaces sand to avoid problem of silicosis

Nikan West Gilsonite Company crush and refine walnut shells in accordance with the international trade standards. We are capable of producing Walnut Shell powder in different sizes according to our customer’s requests. The most common grades are as follows;

  1- Coarse Mesh Grades: 4-12, 6-10, and 8-12
  2- Medium Mesh Grades: 10-20, 12-20, and 14-30 (coarse)
  3- Fine Mesh Grades: 35-60, 40-60, 40-100, 60-100, 60-200  
                                                                                                                                                      


Packaging

(25kg±5%) Two-layer composite bags packed in one MT jumbo bags.
                                                                                                                                                       



Walnut Shell Applications

 

- Oil Well Drilling:

Using Walnut Shell in oil well drilling prevents lost circulations. It’s an efficient solution for circulation problems. Walnut Shell powder is pumped into well with the mud and seals perforations to create a more secure and less permeable well environment while in the meantime does not bring any changes to mud properties and can itself be easily removed and recycled.




- Blasting:

Walnut Shell is used as an abrasive blasting for cleaning of metals, fiberglass, wood, glass, plastic and stone. It can clean and remove residues from any surface without leaving the least damage.



- Cleaning gasoline and diesel engines:

Walnut Shell is used for cleaning aircraft engines and steam turbines.



- Bedding for small animals:

Walnut Shell powder is used as a biodegradable bedding for birds, reptiles and small animals that need sand or rocky bedding. It prevents growing bacteria and molds.




- Water remediation or filtration:

Using Walnut Shell in Filtration is the best Technology for oil and grease removal.




- Cosmetics:

Walnut Shell is used in cosmetics as a common abrasive for face and body scrubbing.



- Removing Graffiti:

Walnut Shell is a good replacement for sand in paint removal, Graffiti removal and general cleaning in restoration of buildings, boats, bridges and outdoor statuaries.



This unique natural material is used in many other industries such as Jewelry polishing, Non-Skid applications, Fillers and Extenders.


 Sample of Walnut Shell Specifications

 

 5.30x g of nitrogen = protein content~
 :Protein Factor
   760mg/100 g~  :Phytate Content
  aw = .64 at 4% moisture and 21 deg. C~  :Water Activity
   20mg/100 g of fresh kernels~  :Free fatty acids
 0.10  :Nitrogen
 40/60  :Cellulose
 20/30  :Lignin
 0.5/1.0  :Toluene Solubility
 6.5  :Methoxyl
 0.10  :Chlorine
 1.5  :Ash
 1.0 :Cutin

Walnut Shell HS Code: 1404 9000

pdf walnut shell powder MSDS.pdf