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Best Cob works with multiple industries to design and produce specialty products for commercial applications. We take a product from initial sourcing to production to packaging, including custom packaging and private labeling where required.


Best Cob represents the commercial industry’s most comprehensive line of corncob products available, used by professionals seeking an efficient and effective product that’s eco-friendly, biodegradable, and renewable.


Surface Preparation & Cleaning
Contractors frequently utilize corncob grit as an effective and eco-friendly alternative to sandblasting. Corncob is an ideal material for blast cleaning a range of surfaces and applications, including:

  • Log homes
  • Electrical insulators & substrates
  • Transformer substations
  • Boat hulls
  • Barns
  • Wooden decks
  • Smoke damage
  • Foundry interiors
  • Off-road equipment
  • Oil rigs
  • Mining equipment
  • Dust filter bags
  • Corrugated ceilings
  • Masonry & brick
  • Wrought iron
  • Turbines
  • Production plants
  • Fiberglass
  • Jet engines

Oil Field Solidification, Absorption & Non-Slip Agent

Corncob is a high-efficiency absorbent and an ideal choice for commercial and industrial remediation applications. With its quick absorbent composition, corncob can be used to control a variety of fluids including oil, water, sludge, fuel, and antifreeze, outperforming clay, sawdust, and wood chips, making it a perfect application for:

  • Waste remediation
  • Liquid stabilization
  • Sludge stabilization
  • Slurry control
  • Hydro excavation
  • Lagoon dredging
  • Waste incineration
  • Solidification of flowback material
  • Sports field water control
  • Ice traction
  • Wet surface traction
  • Greasy area traction

Medication, Herbicide, Insecticide & Nutrient Carrier

Corncobs can be ground into small particle sizes for effective distribution and homogeneity of medications, herbicides, insecticides, and nutrients. With its high particle count, inert composition, and biodegradable properties, corncob can be used in a wide range of commercial carrier applications, including:

  • Seed canister filler
  • Lawn herbicide carrier
  • Insecticide carrier
  • Animal nutrient feed carrier
  • Animal medication carrier
  • Rodent bait
  • Larvaecide blocks
  • Animal feed flavors
  • Fragrance carrier
  • Dry carpet cleaner
  • Room deodorizers
  • Potpourri

Metals Polishing, Drying & Deburring
Corncob can be used in both large and small tumblers or blast cabinets to polish and deburr surfaces from metal to plastic. A perfect material for surface smoothing without surface damage, corncob can be used in a broad range of industry applications, including:

  • Deflashing metal & plastic
  • Brass cleaning
  • Nails, bolts, rivets, and button polishing
  • Cast metal product deburring
  • Automotive parts finishing
  • Aluminum mold finishing
  • Parts drying