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Calcined Kaolin - Plastic Filler

Product Snapshot

Product description
A high brightness (reflectivity) (77/100 raw, >93/100 calcined) kaolin, with 50% of particles finer than 2 μm, low alkalis (K2O ~0.72%, Na2O ~0.10%), low iron content (~0.34% after magnetic separation, potentially lower with bacterial beneficiation), low titanium (~0.26%), high alumina (~35.1%), and a well ordered, crystalline structure.
Product uses
Used in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (PE), and unsaturated polyesters. Minerals such as this are added to polymers as low cost extenders and/or reinforcement materials.
Annual market demand
Domestic: 3,750 tpa.
International: >1 million tpa.
Current domestic sources
Sale price, ex-bin
750.00 - 900.00 (AUD/t)
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Market proportion
Domestic: All product to be exported.
International: 1.0% at full production.