DESCRIPTION OF CLAY

Mineral Description


Clay consists of a wide range of aluminum silicate minerals of varying purities and properties depending on the buyer's application.

GRADES OF CLAY

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Clay 80B - A naturally active, cost-effective bleaching absorbent for the physical refining of palm, palm kernel, sunflower and coconut oils.

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Clay Coarse Expanded - This natural clay is completely changed when flash heated. The clay expands, reduces its density, increases its hardness, becomes impermeable to water, fixes its volume, and will not shrink further. It is used in applications where strong, lightweight fillers are required.

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Clay Fine Expanded - This natural clay is completely changed when flash heated. The clay expands, reduces its density, increases its hardness, becomes impermeable to water, fixes its volume, and will not shrink further. It is used in applications where strong, lightweight fillers are required.

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Clay Granular 30_60 LVM - A hydrated aluminum silicate, composed essentially of the clay mineral montmorillonite. This item is fired to remove volatile materials. It is a hard and durable particle.

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Clay Smectite - This highly purified smectite clay will produce nano particles when properly dispersed. The dispersion is relatively easy and uniform in water. The clay is used where very high surface area is important.

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Clay White Paper Coating - This is very white, Calcined Kaolin. It is used for filling and coating applications in newsprint, coated ground wood, coated and uncoated free sheets, and top white linerboard. It can reduce the TiO2 demand.

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