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Dolomite

Dolomite

Dolomite is a carbonate of calcium and magnesium. It has fine crystaline structure with high brightness.

Dolomite has extensive application in steel plant, ceramic tiles, plastics and paper. It has very good exterior durability and so it has good application in paints.

Physical Properties :

Appearance : White Crystalline Powder.
Sp. gravity : 2.6 – 2.8
Oil absorption : 12 to 14
Volatile content : Max. 0.5%
PH of 10% slurry : 8.5 to 9.0
Coarse Particles : Max. 0.5%

Chemical Composition :

CaCO3 : 56.5%
MgCO3 : 43.0%
CaO : 31.5%
MgO : 20.5%
Fe2O3 : 0.5%
SiO2 : 1.5%
Al2O3 : 0.5%
Industrial Applications :

1. Paints : Used widely in cement paints, exterior paints, primers, putties, powder coatings and industrial finishes.
2. Plastic : Used in PVC footwear, PVC pipes, cables and others.
3. Paper : Used as integral filler in paper to give smoothness and gloss.
4. Adhesives : Used in adhesives and carpet backing.
5. Rubber : It is used in toothpaste, cosmetic and soap industry.

Normal Supplies : 240 mesh, 400 mesh / micronised / or as per customer’s demands.

Packing : 50 Kgs. HDPE bags.

Material Storage : Keep in closed container. Store in cool, dry & ventilated area. Keep away from strong acids. CO2 may be realesed on contact with strong acids.

Self Life : This material is non-hazardous and non-flammable. The life span is upto 5 years.

Note: The information provided are based on test report and reference. The user should test sample before bulk trial. This is purely natural process minerals. So there is possibility of purity ± 5%.

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