CERAMIC RAW MATERIALS
Each grade of Imerys Ceramics’ kaolin products delivers what is probably the most important criteria of all: consistency. Raw materials are monitored and controlled at each stage of production to ensure that their performance meets stringent specifications, to provide manufacturers with a predictable and trusted performance.
The precise requirements of customers can be met by the use of substantial resources and unparalleled technical experience in the processes of extracting, refining and drying of kaolins. To satisfy our customers’ requirements, the Imerys Ceramics’ portfolio contains specially engineered kaolins to ensure the products on offer cover a wide range of casting rates and casting concentrations.
Imerys supplies a range of kaolin products optimized for both traditional and pressure casting. Some of the main properties include:
- Highly controlled rheological properties
- Highly controlled casting rate and deflocculant demand
- Good dry strength
- Excellent particle packing and associated good factory yields
- Outstanding whiteness
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