GİSAŞ A.Ş is Turkey’s number one company on import and sale of “Grit” material used for scraping on newly built ships or ships docked for repair. “Grit” (nickel slag), used by shipyards throughout Turkey for scraping, is imported and made available to shipyards in accordance with the terms set by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and world norms.

Although there are efforts for developing alternative methods to scraping process, which is an important stage of abrasion of paint and rust formed on ship plate, and procedure of readying the ship for a new coat of paint, grit is considered as the most suitable product, for its hardness and dusting aspects during blasting in open areas / outdoors.

In these periods of time when the search for alternatives is progressing rapidly, Our company, which is assertive about the sale of grit, continues to work on the research and application of cost and effective methods by keeping the identity of research and development in this regard based on Turkey’s goals of being in a world class position in Shipbuilding Industry and maintaining it.