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Kaolin / China Clay is also known as hydrated Aluminium Silicate. China clay, one of the purest of the clays, composed chiefly of the mineral kaolinite usually formed when granite is changed by hydrothermal metamorphism. It is one of the most abundant clay available in the earth crust. It is light weight and super white in color. It has high degree of brightness, low plasticity, ease of dispersion and good oil absorbtion. Chemically China Clay is known as Aluminium Silicate (Al2O3.2SiO2.2H2O) Application Scope Used in emulsion based paints as partial substitute for TiO2, in extenders and for solvent based primers, etc. Used as a coating pigment in varieties of papers, cardboards, hard boards and others. Used as a filler in foam products, surgical gloves, Linoleum & flooring. Used in general as a filler to impart strength & smoothness in plastics & PVC.
China Clay is used in toothpaste, cosmetic and soap industry. China Clay is used in ceramic & rubber industry. Used for electrical insulation, high voltage insulation compounds electrical wires, rubber and others.