Kaolin Powder

We bring forth to our clients a wide range of Kaolin Powder which has a fine texture and turns into white color when fired. Further, the material can be moulded and also used in procelains in Ceramic Industry and can also be used as a filler in Paper Manufacturing. This can be easily extracted and the overburden is removed after that the material is washed and put into various process.

Uses :

  • Bleaching powder
  • Paint
  • Rubber
  • Paper
  • Ceramics
  • Leather
  • Cosmetics
  • Plastics
  • White cement
  • Specifications :

    1. SiO2 45.00%
    2. Al2O3 38.00%
    3. Fe2O3 0.50%
    4. TiO2 0.55%
    5. CaO 0.06%
    6. MgO 0.07%
    7. Na2O 0.50%
    8. K2O 0.10%
    9. L.O.I. 14.50%
    10. Moisture 2.00%
    11. Viscosity 67.00%
    12. Bulk Density 0.65%
    13. Specific Surface Area 16.50%
    14. Oil Absorption 45.00%
    15. Ph 6.50%

    Kaolin is also known for its capabilities to induce and accelerate blood clotting. In April 2008 the US Naval Medical Research Institute announced the successful use of a kaolinite-derived aluminosilicate infusion in traditional gauze, known commercially as QuikClot Combat Gauze, which is still the hemostat of choice for all branches of the US military.

    Kaolin is used (or was used in the past) :

  • in ceramics (it is the main component of porcelain)
  • in toothpaste
  • as a light-diffusing material in white incandescent light bulbs
  • in cosmetics
  • in 'pre-work' skin protection and barrier creams[51]
  • in paint to extend the titanium dioxide (TiO2) white pigment and modify gloss levels
  • for modifying the properties of rubber upon vulcanization
  • in adhesives to modify rheology[52]
  • in organic farming as a spray applied to crops to deter insect damage, and in the case of apples, to prevent sun scald
  • as whitewash in traditional stone masonry homes in Nepal (the most common method is to paint the upper part with white kaolin clay and the middle with red clay; the red clay may extend to the bottom, or the bottom may be painted black)
  • as a filler in Edison Diamond Discs[53]
  • as a filler to give bulk, or a coating to improve the surface in papermaking
  • as an indicator in radiological dating since kaolinite can contain very small traces of uranium and thorium
  • for facial masks or soap ( known as "White Clay")
  • as adsorbents in water and wastewater treatment[55]
  • to induce blood clotting in diagnostic procedures, e.g. Kaolin clotting time
  • in its altered metakaolin form, as a pozzolan; when added to a concrete mix, metakaolin accelerates the hydration of Portland cement and takes part in the pozzolanic reaction with the portlandite formed in the hydration of the main cement minerals (e.g. alite).
  • in its altered metakaolin form, as a base component for geopolymer compounds