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Silica

Silica is widely available abundantly in nature. It has natural crystalline structre and has excellent whiteness and brightness. It is inert to acids, alkalies and chemicals. It gives good abrasion resistance.

Chemical Formula : SiO2

Chemical Composition :

SiO2 : 99.9%
Fe2O3 : 0.01
CaO : 0.0033
Al2O3 : 0.013


Physical Properties
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Appearance : White free flowing powder
Oil absorption : 25 to 35%
Sp. gravity : 2.6-2.7
Refractive index : 1.55
Loss on ignition : 0.3% max
PH of 10% aqueous solution. : 7 (neutral)
Industrial Applications :

Silica is used in bulk in glass industry, ferro silicon, ferro alloys, welding rods, pottery and other industries. It is also used in making silica ferro manganese alloys.

Paints : In wood finish, primers, undercoats, water based paints, distemper, chemical resistsnce coating, floor coatings etc. It is recommended for texture coating and exterior finishes and .

Plastic & Rubber : Silica is used as a filler in plastic industry.

Construction : Silica is also used in construction chemicals for spray plasters.

Normal Supplies : Available in from granules, very fine 700 mesh, both white and off white in color / or as per customer’s demand.

Packing : Normal HDPE bags. 25/50 Kgs. nett.

Material Storage : Store the material in dry area. This material is non-hazardous & non-flammable.

Shelf Life : 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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