Diatomaceous Earth

Description

Diatomaceous Earth or Diatomite is a special mineral which is only available at selected places in the world. In India it is available only in a small part of Rajasthan. The properties which make diatomite valuable include low density, high porosity, high surface area, abrasiveness, insulating properties, inertness, absorptive capacity, brightness, and high silica content. It is a light coloured (white to off white to yellowish), porous and
friable sedimentary rock, which is composed of the siliceous remains of diatoms. It has a wide variety of uses and is a component in hundreds of products or vital to the manufacturing process of thousands more. Aadesh Mines And Minerals provides this vital mineral to all industries like Paper, Plastic, Brick, Tile, Ceramic, Soaps, Detergent and various other industries.

Product Application

CERAMIC

RUBBER

PAINT

PLASTIC

PAPER

SOAP & DETERGENT

OTHER

Specification

SiO2

80 – 90 %

Al2O

2–4%

Fe2O3

0.5 – 2 %

CaO

0.5 – 1.43 %

Specific Gravity

2.0 – 2.3

Moisture (max)

0.1 – 9

pH

6 – 11