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Refractory Clays & Chamotte

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%), high Pyrometric Cone Equivalent (32), and a well ordered, crystalline structure.
Product uses
SCM kaolin has excellent refractory properties, i.e. high Pyrometric Cone Equivalent (PCE), low alkalis, and high purity, allowing it to serve as a suitable raw material for refractory kaolin production.
Annual market demand
Domestic: 10,000 tpa (mainly to Shinagawa Thermal Ceramics).
International: 350,000 tpa.
Current domestic sources
None.
Sale price, ex-bin
450.00 - 600.00 (AUD/t)
Sales tagets (tpa)
Year 1
0
Year 2
1,000
Year 3
2,600
Year 4
4,750
Year 5
8,550
Year 6
15,000
Market proportion
Domestic: 100.0% at full production (full import replacement).
International: 1.4% at full production.